James Jackson


James Jackson

James is simply one of the best performers in the business… He has a broad repertoire, of pop, soul, R&B and swing covers and regularly performs at private events around the UK and beyond.  James often uses a looper and backing tracks to enhance his performances. He has 20+ years experience as a musician performing at thousands of events during this time. He has performed at The Royal Albert Hall, The Teatre de Liceu in Barcelona and headlined London’s Jazz Cafe. Over the years, James has appeared with many established artists including Sting, Muse, Thirty Seconds To Mars, Mika and many others and previous clients include The Royal Family, Adidas, Google and the BBC.

"James was so professional, warm, friendly and amazingly talented. Our guests absolutely loved him! We could not recommend him highly enough and can't wait for another occasion to book him again!"

Dionne & Jimmy

Rushdon Hall Wedding

Sample Set List

All you need is Love – The Beatles

Can you feel the Love – Elton John

Englishman in New York – Sting

Hey Jude – The Beatles

Thinking out loud – Ed Sheeran

Kiss from a Rose – Seal

Make you feel my Love – Bob Dylan

Tiny Dancer – Elton John

She moves in her own way – The Kooks

All of me – John Legend

All night long – Lionel Richie

Heard it through the Grapevine – Marvin Gaye

Lean on me – Bill Withers

Isn’t she lovely – Stevie Wonder

Is this Love – Bob Marley

My Girl – The Temptations

September – Earth, Wind & Fire

Sittin’ on the dock of the bay – Otis Redding

24k Magic – Bruno Mars

Empire State of mind – Alicia Keys

Ordinary People – John Legend

Budapest – George Ezra


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