Undergraduately reared by lesbians in the New England Berkshires after artistically growing up in Boston under the soul-food tutelage of a deep southern family. The shoes; Birkenstocks. The music; Indigo, Simone, Franklin & Difranconian. The relationships; many, lost, and strong.
Deposited in New York City over a decade ago & the real work began. Dance belts, regional stage yelts, never fitting in with the in-crowd, a team of demanding Brits, and even a rather unfortunate stop in Branson, Missouri all lead to his discovery of artistic truth on prestigious stages like Radio City Music Hall and Carnegie Hall.
His highly emotional, devastatingly funny cabaret act has been seen at Joe’s Pub, 54 Below, DROMDuane Park, The A.R.T.’s Club Oberon, and Los Angeles’ Lyric Theatre. James’ razor-sharp wit, unique sense of humor, talent, and on & off stage persona have become an artistic force to be reckoned with as well as a voice people want to hear as he changes the face of the concert stage, and takes the Performance Art world by....strong breeze!! ("Storm": forthcoming)
Come on in and watch him create!