Leigh James sings and plays guitar effortlessly, as if music was as natural to him as breathing… “I just love to make beautiful music, whether writing or interpreting: Jazz, Latin, Funk, R&B, Pop from James Taylor to Stevie Wonder, Sting to John Mayer, Tony Bennett to Michael Buble and everything in between.”
Four Dolphin Awards to his credit, for Funk, Pop, Gospel, and Country, and was recently highly commended in the prestigious International Songwriting Competion for his song Make Peace, Leigh has supported/backed Shane Howard, Graeme Connors, Kate Ceberano, The Black Sorrows, James Morrison, Renee Geyer, Marcia Hines and Brian Cadd to name a few!
Since 2006, Leigh has performed a tribute to James Taylor, featuring an eight piece international band. More recently Leigh has teamed up with his wife Elizabeth Lord to present ‘You’ve Got A Friend-a tribute to Carole King and James Taylor.
Recordings include: 1994 Get Loved: Hip Pocket (Band), 1997 Share: Elizabeth Lord & Leigh James and in 2011, The Circle Turns: Leigh James (solo).
Leigh James featuring voice, guitar, stomp box and loops: the natural choice.