James provides professional and personalised services for any style of event! He is not your regular DJ. With thousands of hours of on stage experience, and a deep knowledge of musical styles and resources to draw from.
James is an experienced, versatile, and in-demand Perth based musician, who plays trombone, piano, and DJ's. Thousands of hours on stage talking to audiences with a microphone also means James is an experienced MC for any corporate event or wedding. He also composes and arranges music, and teaches instrumental music and music theory.
James has played and recorded with hundreds of artists including music legends Kate Ceberano, Drapht, Meg Mac, Tony Award winning Broadway star Faith Prince (NYC), Anthony Warlow (Phantom of the Opera), Fred Wesley (James Brown Band), The Cape Town Opera Company's "Voices of the Nation" choir, Sex on Toast, and Coin Banks, among many other local, national and international acts. James has also recorded live on ABC Radio multiple times from both the Perth Concert Hall and the State Theatre Centre, as well as appearing live on ABC TV, and Telethon.
James has toured extensively throughout Australia and the world, appearing at major festivals and venues, including gigs at Groovin' the Moo, the Melbourne Jazz Festival, Devenport Jazz Festival, Noosa Jazz Festival, Perth International Jazz Festival, Wollongong Folk Festival, Honk Oz Festival, Wave Rock Weekender, Ginz Nightclub Tokyo, Blue Jazz Singapore, No Black Tie Kuala Lumpur, Bennett's Lane Jazz Club, The Ellington Jazz Club, Perth Concert Hall, His Majesty's Theatre, The Regal Theatre, Crown Theatre Perth, Foundry 616, WA State Theatre Centre, The Astor Theatre, Capitol Nightclub, Suited New Years Day and Melbourne Cup events, Crown Ballroom, and the BMW Edge Theatre Melbourne, as well as almost every bar/club/pub in Perth!