2017 Touring Begins!

Feb 2, 2017


James’s tour of the Pacific Rim kicks off this Saturday, February 4 at Vector Arena in Auckland, NZ. The tour will head next to Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong. James’s band will consist of these outstanding musicians:

Kate Markowitz, Vocals
Arnold McCuller, Vocals
Andrea Zonn, Vocals/Fiddle
Jim Cox, Piano
Lou Marini, Horns
Walt Fowler, Keyboards/Horns
Michael Landau, Guitars
Jimmy Johnson, MD/Bass
Luis Conte, Percussion
Chad Wackerman, Drums
Steve Gadd, Drums (from Feb. 14)

Check out musician profiles in the Meet The Band section. To purchase tickets to the February 2017 tour, visit the Schedule page.

photo: Garry Brandon at Auckland (NZ) Metropolis Museum, 2/2/17

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Dad’s going Down Under…

Jan 27, 2017

…and Ting wants to go, too!

Visit the Schedule page at to see where James and his All-Star Band will appear in New Zealand, Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong starting February 4. There are still some great seats available so don’t miss out!


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Rainforest Fund Anniversary Gala

Jan 25, 2017

Last month at Carnegie Hall, James joined Sting and Trudie Styler for the 27th Rainforest Fund Anniversary Gala. Special guests included Bruce Springsteen, Chris Botti, Darlene Love and Ronnie Spector. James has been appearing at Rainforest benefit concerts since 1991.

Click the image below to see a gallery of photos on

James, Vittorio Grigolo, Bruce Springsteen and Sting. (Photo: Kevin Mazur / Getty Images)

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A Grammy Nod for the Steve Gadd Band!

Jan 9, 2017

A shout-out to the Steve Gadd Band (members: Steve Gadd, Mike Landau, Larry Goldings, Jimmy Johnson, Walt Fowler) on their Grammy-nominated new release, Way Back Home. Make sure you tune in to The Grammys, airing February 12 on CBS, to cheer them on!

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Kennedy Center Honors (video)

Jan 6, 2017

If you missed the CBS broadcast of last month’s Kennedy Center Honors, you can watch the full episode on James’ segment is first. Click the image below to watch.

(Please note: this link may not be viewable outside of the U.S., but a selection of highlights are available on YouTube.)


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