James is a graduate of the BA (Hons) in Professional Musicianship – Bass. He has performed at numerous festivals, including T In The Park, Wireless, the Great Escape and iTunes Festival, playing with or supporting many big acts including Texas, Kate Nash, Lissie, Echo and the Bunnymen, Lemmy (Motorhead), New Cassettes and The Maccabees. Here he is playing bass for Ramona (his first ever session job) at the Roundhouse, London.
James is also a regular performer on the function circuit, performing bass and vocal duties in numerous rock, pop and soul acts.
Aside from gigs, James also works as a freelance music journalist, blogger and photographer and has written for the likes of XYZ Magazine (Brighton), TAG Magazine (London) and The Works – BASCA’s members only online magazine for songwriters.