Based in London, Chris James is an up and coming Jazz singer from the UK who has emerged onto the scene as one of the best voices around. A deep, rich tone with power and a soft subtlety reminiscent of the greats.
Chris began performing from the age of 15 and achieved success in his early days with his high school band getting play time on BBC Radio 1, Radio 2 and supporting bands like 'Reef' and 'Basement Jaxx'.
He went on to study at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts where he graduated shaking hands with one of his idols Paul McCartney. After this he secured international residencies in places such as the Cape Verde Islands, entertaining hundreds in high-class hotels.
As a professional jazz singer Chris has been noted for his spectacular live shows. Working with numerous renowned acts such as The Swingshift Big Band, his headline show has sold out in theatres across the the North West. Previous clients of Chris include Everton football Club, The Waldorf Hotel, The Mayfair Hotel and She Network to name a few.
He has recorded at the famous Parr Street Studios in Liverpool and appeared live on BBC Radio Merseyside.
A masterful take on the classics combined with his charm and charisma cements Chris as one of the best crooners on the scene with still so much more to come from this rising star.