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Past Shows

Fri. September 28th 2018
Vinyl Envy (All Ages)
An Evening of Live Jazz Jon Miller Quartet, Mike & Rachelle
Mon. July 31st 2017
Hermann's Jazz Club (All Ages)
Songs In A Summer Flavour Carol Sokoloff, TRIO ESPRESSO
Sun. March 6th 2016
Jazz Vespers (Spirited Jazz) Jon Miller Quartet
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James Young

Active / Available - Confirmed: Sep. 24, 2003 (Awaiting Update)

Bassist from Victoria BC
Instruments: Bass details

Contact Details

Veteran Bassist and Recording Artist James Young has performed extensively across Canada and the U.S.A

His professional career, spanning over 20 years, includes playing and recording with many world class musicians. He has played with Holly Cole, Lenny Breau, Phil Nimmons, Julius Hemphill, Lee Konitz, Roscoe Mitchell, Sam Rivers, to name only a few.

James has recorded in some of the top studios in Canada, most recently with Juno Award winner Ken Hamm at Blue Wave Studios in Vancouver, B.C.

James is a classically trained musician who holds a University degree from the University Of Alberta, and has received many scholarships to the Banff Centre of Fine Arts. He was a featured guest performer at the Berkeley School or Music, as well as touring Europe with the Edmonton Youth Orchestra.

James has played in every major Jazz Festival in Canada.

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Current Projects

TRIO ESPRESSObass2008-present
Cynthia Davis Quartetupright bass
Jon Miller Quartetbass, compositions, arrangements
Pete Kingsford Triobass
Maureen Washington Band
Carol Sokoloff and the Trio Espresso
James Young Quintetbass
Aurora Scottbass

Past Projects

Washington and Cookbass
Available for paid gigs


Listing last updated/confirmed Sep. 24, 2003