James is a multi-disciplined percussionist, composer and educator currently living in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he completed his Doctorate of Musical Arts. James has composed, produced and performed on two
James is a multi-disciplined percussionist, composer and educator currently living in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he completed his Doctorate of Musical Arts. James has composed, produced and performed on two albums recorded in New York City; BURBANK (2011) and HARD MINCE (2015). Both albums have received international acclaim for their musicality, originality and creativity. Hard Mince received Best Jazz Album in the 2015 Akademia Music Awards, whilst Burbank received Best Jazz Album Finalist, and honourable mention. “Through the Looking Glass,” from the Hard Mince album reached #1 in the jazz charts for Power XR Radio (West Coast USA), Hot XR Radio (Southwest USA), and Star 100 Radio (South America) in the month of January, 2017. Outside of jazz, James is currently the resident music director for the Nevada Conservatory Theatre in Las Vegas, and is frequently engaged as a freelance percussionist, MD, and orchestrator on various session recordings, shows, and orchestras.James will be reunited onstage with Dave Spicer (piano), Peter Walters (bass), and Trent Bryson-Dean (drums).
“James Whiting is a star in so many aspects of percussion/vibraphone playing, composition, theatre and the arts – he is one of Australia’s musical dynamos! He sets the vibraphone alight with his masterful playing!” David Jones, Master Drummer, Honorary Fellow VCA
“James Whiting is one of the most passionate and soulful ambassadors of jazz – his new album [Hard Mince] is deeply adorned with exalted moments of melody and nuance. Charming and imaginative, James has a talent for engaging jazz enthusiasts and mainstream audiences alike in his thoroughly delightful collections of jazz masterpieces.” Winner of Best Jazz Album The Akademia Music Awards, USA, December 2015
Doors open at 6.30pm. Show starts at 8.00pm.
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(Thursday) 18 July 2019, 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Doo-Bop Jazz Bar
101 Edward St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
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