JAMES ANTHONY BAND
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 8:30PM
(Country, Rockabilly, 50s/60s)
BIO: James Anthony grew up in a Suburb of Toronto, Etobicoke. A natural musician at age 10, played Ontario Place at 15 and turned pro at 17. He went on the road at 17 with Cougar TCB, one of the first Reggae bands in Canada led by Jay Douglas. In 1974, James Anthony joined Edward Bear and various Toronto bands. In 1978 had one Album on RCA with Mondo Combo. The 80s James played country sessions, TV and radio shows.
As part of the Lulu's House Band in the 1990s in Kitchener, Ontario, James Anthony performed with over 150 touring Artists, including, Sam Moore of Sam & Dave, Denny Doherty of The Mamas & the Papas, Gary U.S. Bonds, and The Platters. He hosted an award winning Roots musical variety show "The Midnight Hour" on Rogers cable in the 1990s, and "James Anthony Live" on Cogeco Cable in 2011-2013. Anthony was inducted into Blues Hall Of Fame USA on September 22, 2013 in Detroit.
James Anthony now resides in Burlington, Ontario and owns and operates Sound Investments Recording Studio. He is still active in the blues, jazz and roots music community as a session musician.
James' experience in the music industry is reminiscent of legendary players of the past. producer, and arranger. Anthony writes for and produces other artists, jingles and film scores and performs at blues festivals.
His favourite guitars are The Telecaster,Les Paul,ES 335 and Stratocasters.Lately playing a Godin Premier jazz
James Anthony CD's
1996 - Nite School
2000 - Play Something you Know!
2003 - Soul Shoes
2007 - Blue Side of JA
2008 - All Spruced up!
2009 - Merry Christmas
2010 - On The Edge
2011 - Live in The Barrel
2014 - Some people get it!
Who Am I?
A Fun-loving Brampton girl! Mom to two boys, teacher, and first-time blogger. I want to share my love of this great city with everyone!
As a Brampton resident, I'm tired of hearing people complain about Brampton.
Brampton is a GREAT place to live, work and play! I'm happy to raise my family here and work in the community I live in.
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