BTS’s V Has Been Speaking With Legendary Jazz Musician Jon Batiste, And ARMYs Want A Collab

Are we getting a jazz song on KTH1? πŸ€”

Many people look up to BTS‘s V, but he recently got the chance to talk to one of his own role models!

BTS’s V | @thv/Instagram

While V has been impressing fans with his vocals for years, he’s also interested in other types of musical performance. He especially loves playing the trumpet, and he gave fans a glimpse into his trumpet practice on BTS In the SOOP 2.

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V is also quite fond of jazz music, and he often recommends jazz songs to ARMY on Twitter and Weverse.

Recently, V caught the eye of musician Jon Batiste.

Jon Batiste | @jonbatiste/Instagram

Jon Batiste is an incredibly versatile musician, and he’s worked with artists in many genres, including Stevie Wonder, Prince, Willie Nelson, Lenny Kravitz, and Ed Sheeran. He co-composed the score for Pixar‘s Soul, and he won an Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, and BAFTA Film Award for his work on Soul. Jon Batiste is also the music director of The Atlantic and the Creative Director of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem.

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Jon Batiste, the artist with the most nominations at the 2022 GRAMMYs, previously stated that he would love to meet V at the GRAMMYs after a fan said they wanted to see V and Jon Batiste interacting.

On March 16, Jon Batiste revealed that he has actually been talking to V! During a #GRAMMYsAsk interview on Twitter, Jon Batiste said he has “a lot of love” for BTS and that he can’t wait for their GRAMMYs performance. He said, “I’ve been talking with V from BTS. He’s an incredible musician and has a lot of cool stuff that they’ve been working on, and it’s cool to have that kind of cultural exchange happen.”Β 

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Sounds like Jon Batiste has a lot of respect for V and the other members of BTS. Of course, ARMYs want V to get the chance to work with Jon Batiste, especially considering he has so much respect for V as a fellow musician.