Jazz guitarist John Scofield is known as a master of the modern tradition, capable of playing time-tested standards as well as experimenting with young musicians like Medeski, Martin and Wood.
On his new album, That's What I Say, Scofield pays tribute to the late master: Ray Charles. And he has some help, ranging from Mavis Staples and John Mayer to Dr. John and David "Fathead" Newman, who played saxophone in Charles' band.
Support the news
More NPR or Explore Audio.