Stones Throw continues their wonderful podcast series, this time featuring Detroit’s own Karriem Riggins in support for his upcoming album “Alone Together” being released later this Fall. Karriem Riggins has produced for some of hip hop and soul’s elite, including Erykah Badu, Common, The Roots, J. Dilla, Slum Village, Madlib, Dwele, and many others. He’s also one of today’s most in demand jazz drummers, playing with jazz heroes which include Hank Jones, Oscar Peterson, Milt Jackson, Donald Byrd, etc while collaborating with Paul McCartney on his first studio release in five years. Karriem also is Diana Krall’s drummer and tours the world with her band.
Karriem Riggins’ upcoming album “Alone Together” is a 34 instrumental track voyage highlighting his various influences and jazz roots, and his podcast for Stones Throw is a great way for everyone to catch up on some of his previous work and production with Erkyah Badu, The Roots, J. Dilla, Slum Village, Common and others.