Frederick W James Jr


Band to Join, Other Percussion.


I've been playing music since 1966. I started on Clarinet and changed to Drums. As a high school band member, I had the opportunity to play as a studio musician (rhythm percussionist) with the Isaac Hayes Review. I also played for 2 years with the USAFE (United States Air Force in Europe) Show Band and played before the Queen of England. I've played locally with Session (Top 40, R&B) and Proceed With Caution (Top 40, Blues). I can play Drum Set and/or Rhythm Percussion (Congas, Bongos, and all the extras). Love To Play and Very Energetic. Blessed In Music Ability, Fred!

Screen name:
Frederick W James Jr
Member since:
Mar 14 2005
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:


Art Blakey, Ginger Baker, Ringo Starr, Shelia E., Cindy Blackman-Santana, Tito Puente, Earth, Wind and Fire, Santana, Old Motown Groups, War. I am blessed with the ability to learn from anything I hear or read.

Instrument experience:

Other Percussion:


Congas, Bongos, and still building my percussion equipment. Contact: (Email) (Cell) 571-278-5215.