a brief story of Adam James…
Whether on stage, in film, or on television, showman Adam James lives to entertain an audience. An accomplished performer and songwriter, Adam has contributed to projects in Hollywood and on Broadway for a number of esteemed recording artists, film and theatrical productions. His skills as one of the top international male vocalists have won him various awards including Best Vocalist With a Group by The Jazz Report in 1997 and a nomination for a Genie Award for singing and co-writing the theme song for the popular film, Mambo Italiano.
An award-winning entertainer, both The Toronto Star and The New York Sun rave that James “gives Connick and Buble a good run for their money.” In addition to having performed duets with Liza Minnelli and opening for Ray Charles and Tony Bennett, James was hand-selected by Tina Sinatra, daughter of Frank Sinatra, to portray the role of her father in the first-ever stage musical about his life, Sinatra Remembered. Adam has also starred in the long running off-Broadway smash-hit, Our Sinatra, at the world famous Birdland Jazz Club in New York City, and for London’s West End production, The Rat Pack. Adam was most recently recruited to originate the role of Sinatra in Leslie Bricusse’s new Sammy Davis Jr. musical Sammy at San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre.
Adam’s acclaim has won him international fame as a guest artist performing his own written work and jazz standards with The Atlanta Pops, Detroit Symphony, Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, Orchestra London, Macon Symphony, Victoria Symphony and numerous jazz ensembles. Recently relocated from New York to Los Angeles, James can be seen performing live a diverse catalogue of original songs for fans.