Based in London, James regularly performs professionally across the UK as a jazz soloist and in a range of soul, funk, pop and education settings. In 2014 the Guildhall School of Music and Drama awarded him a scholarship to study on their Artist Masters course in Jazz Trumpet. James has performed in China, Hungary, Switzerland, Italy, Spain and France and has been broadcast on Chinese state television and Hungarian Radio. He has worked with notable artists including Liane Carroll, Laurence Cottle and The Warriors International.
Currently James leads his own bands Vesperados and Highwalk, as well as working with neo-soul group Mode9 and a range of other artists. James also writes for and directs James Brady’s Voyagers, a new group for 2016 exploring his compositions in a larger format.
Experienced in performing at weddings, parties and corporate events, James has organised bands from trios upwards for clients including ING Bank, Rothschilds, The Leverhulme Trust and The Fitzwilliam Museum. If you have an event and are looking for top quality live music, please get in touch.