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What Happened To Josh Kaufman From The Voice?

In 2014, Josh Kaufman won the season 6 of The Voice as well as the nation's hearts. However, after the show, his career path didn't go "exactly as planned," the singer's official site notes. So what exactly happened to Josh Kaufman?. Instead of going the usual route and signing with...
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Josh Kaufman Launched 2 Indie Supergroups And Worked On 2 Surprise Taylor Swift Albums This Year

The longtime sideman also produced 2 great records for This Is The Kit and the Hold Steady, was nominated for 2 Grammys, and learned his wife is pregnant with 2 twins. You’ve heard Josh Kaufman’s harmonica. It’s one of the first sounds that creeps in on Taylor Swift’s “betty,” a late highlight on her (first) surprise 2020 album, folklore. To capture a mood true to its title, Swift enlisted the National’s Aaron Dessner to quietly round up some of his usual suspects. That’s how Kaufman — a seasoned musician and producer who co-orchestrated the sprawling, star-blitzed 2016 Day Of The Dead compilation with Dessner among other work within the National’s orbit — ended up recording his part in the closet at his apartment after his young daughter went to sleep. “It was so secretive,” Kaufman says over the phone. “I wasn’t allowed to know who the artist was.”
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