James attended Towson University where he studied classical performance with Rene Hernandez and jazz performance with Dave Ballou. In the Fall of 2012 he received his Bachelor’s degree in Jazz Performance. He has been teaching lessons for 3 years and has performed live with groups throughout the country. Currently he performs with local Baltimore bands, Bosley, and The Bellevederes as well as his brass quintet and freelances with wedding bands such as The Bachelor Boys Band. He also performs with various groups of different musical styles including Jazz, Classical, Funk, Rock, Religious, and Free Improvisation.