29 year old Welsh baritone James is noted for his heartfelt performances and has a gift for bringing out the meaning of a lyric. He has a love for inspirational and faith based music and has had the privilege of being invited on several occasions to the United States to record as a guest artist. His most recent trip to the USA was to record his latest inspirational album ‘What I Believe’. The Inspirational music genre has also brought about TV appearances for James, including ITV’s ‘An Act of Faith’ and ‘My Favourite Hymns – With Donny Osmond’
“I love to sing the words of beautiful and uplifting songs and really believe that music can touch a person’s life for good. If I can touch one person’s life and raise their spirits, then it’s all been worth while.”
James’ warm tones also recently attracted the attention of Silva Screen Records, who invited him to sing the Andrew Lloyd Webber classic ‘All I Ask of You’ for their album ‘100 Greatest Musicals’ along side stars of the West End, Lesley Garrett and Dave Willetts, subsequently performing the song at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane with Helena Blackman, finalist of BBC’s ‘How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?’
He was also just recently invited by composer Debbie Wiseman and Academy Award-Winning lyricist Don Black, to appear as guest vocalist in the concert “The Magic of Christmas” at London’s Cadogan Hall, performing their song “Nothing Grows On Gold”, accompanied by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
James is also a vocal coach and with Francesca, founded and directs United Voice, a choir designed to give the opportunity of performing to people from all walks of life and of all levels of ability. Their list of performances includes ‘The Sound of Musicals’ at the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.