For nearly 30 years, James has recorded and toured with some of the most noteworthy rock icons of our time, including Dave Mustaine, Zakk Wylde, David Lee Roth, Ozzy Osbourne, Slash, Ace Frehley and the list goes on.
Thought of as the “go to bass player” for “Heavy Rock” and “Metal”, his fluid, aggressive style and “at home” stage presence has proven to be a perfect match to these musical giants! You may also remember him as a member of the 80’s Multi-Platinum Band “White Lion”. Featuring hits like “Wait”, “When the Children Cry” and “Little Fighter”.
More recently he’s recorded on albums for Bobby Brown and DMC expanding into session work throughout the greater Los Angeles area. He’s lent his talent to the final season of “Californication” on HBO.
James is a currently a member of American rock legend, John Fogerty’s band.
Additionally, James is a featured contestant on season 21 of CBS’s Emmy award winning show “The Amazing Race”.
An accomplished Musician/Producer/Writer/Clinician and now “World Adventurer”, he can do virtually anything in communication media. Recently, as owner/operator at Monster House Productions, he has taken his experience in the music industry and applied it into video production for musical manufacturing companies such as Ashdown Engineering, Aphex and more…
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