[youtube id=”_EFMz2AX1gE”] Jazz and R&B vocalist José James is embarking on a two-year tour dedicated to Bill Withers’ legacy. James has included Withers’ music in his live set for the past few years as a medley at the end of his show. On January 11th James will kick off the Lean On Me: José James Celebrates Bill Withers tour in New York City. The video of James performing “Better Off Dead” is a preview of the show. Withers is vetting the show which will lead to an album release from James next year.