James grew up on cattle ranches in the southwest and has been making his own way through life since he was only 15. Always passionate about songwriting, he's been touring and making music for many years. He has performed in over 20 countries and thousands of cities, while still taking care of his son, Mason.
James has accomplished many wonderful things in his career. He has released 3 successful albums and hit the charts with his songs. Six of his compositions managed to hit Billboard Texas Regional Charts at number one!
Today, he is ready to release new music. With his humble spirit, James still has the desire to spread great music with the world. He had the pleasure to perform with some of the greats in country music. He shared the stage with artists like Chris Ledoux, Merle Haggard, Clay Walker, Joe Nichols, Junior Brown, Dale Watson, Robert Earl Keene, Ronnie Dunn, and many more!
James is a very honest songwriter, whose music connects with the audience on a much deeper level. Being a single father isn't always easy. James sacrificed his time and career, to make sure he could provide his young son the best possible care. James never gave up showing people that dreams do come true, even if it might take a bit of extra time!
According to James, music is important because it can pull a person through life's hardships. With a firm belief in the fact that anything is possible with faith in God and music, James is a positive role model for his audience. His philosophy is simple: we only live once, so we might as well shoot for the stars!
James new album is a true labor of love. The project has been in the works for the past 3 years, and finally, it's almost here!
James loves to give back to the community. He has been involved with raising money for Hurricane Harvey Victims, as well as rescuing people during that natural disaster by boat. He is a recipient of many awards, including 2016 Texas CMA Artist of the Year.
James resides in a small town South of Dallas/ Ft. Worth, where he built his own cabin for his son and himself. His biggest desire is to live a simple life with music and family, where God can always be found.
James has played all across the United States and all over the world including France, Spain, Germany, Russia, Lithuania, Denmark, Italy, Poland, Belgium, Austria and many more...
He has performed shows with Texas Legends such as Larry Joe Taylor, Tommy Alverson, Cooder Graw, Cody Johnson, Reckless Kelly, Randy Rogers Band, Wade Bowen, Pat Green, Robert Earl Keen, Kevin Fowler, Aaron Watson, Jason Boland, Eli Young Band, just to name a few etc...
Along with national acts as well including, Merle Haggard, Chris Ledoux, Clay Walker, Ronnie Dunn, Joe Nichols, Montgomery-Gentry, Buddy Jewell, Junior Brown, David Allen Coe, The Bellamy Brothers, Rick Trevino, Darryl Worley, Mark Wills, Ty Herndon, Josh Gracin, Gene Watson, Emerson Drive, Chris Cagle and so many more...
James has been involved with raising money for Hurricane Harvey Victims, while also rescuing people during that natural disaster by boat. He is a recepient of numerous awards including 2016 Texas CMA Artist of the Year. He currently resides in a small town South of Dallas/ Ft. Worth, where he built his own cabin with his own two hands for his son and himself. James says," A simple life with music and family is where you can truly find God."