James studied Architecture post-high school but ultimately completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in Jazz Composition in guitar at THE Ohio State University, GO BUCKS! This experience was inordinately profound, allowing him to be able to arrange and compose for many types of instrumentation with small and large ensembles.
Music is his profession and hobby all in one. He teaches music privately and also thoroughly enjoys composing, arranging, and performing locally.
In his 10 plus years of teaching he has educated at public, private, parochial, and charter schools in Ohio, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, and Florida.
Fun Facts and Hobbies
- Taught in the Virgin Islands.
- Loves cooking and baking.
- Enjoys working out, fitness, and sports.