James is a percussionist and teaching artist based in Tacoma, WA. Immersed in a diverse range of musical genres, from classical to popular, James has performed around the globe, taking the stage throughout Asia, Australia, Europe, and Africa. He's toured with and recorded for artists from a multitude of different genres including contemporary art music, rock, salsa, jazz, soul, folk, and classical styles. James resides at the intersection of collaborations with artists, creators, and community. This is where he finds his greatest inspiration and joy - creating art reflective of nature and culture, which deepens our awareness of the lives we inhabit.