Musician and Recording Artist James Elvidge on drums, vocals, and keyboards


An Inland Northwest Musician, Composer, Producer, Recording Engineer, performer, actor, teacher... Well, perhaps James can best be described as a Magician of sorts! With only so many hours in a day and so many days in a year James continues to add higher and higher scores to his accomplishments in all arenas of his life. All things creative inspire James, and his endless passion to grow and experience life to the fullest continues to lead him on this limitless journey of exploration and creative expression. Whether it’s writing, performing, producing, acting, or entertaining in general, to James it’s all about creative expression and actively contributing to the Universe.  As an Ambient Music and Electronic Music Producer James has contributed much with both the music and his drumming.

More About James...

As a solo artist/musician and producer James is a veteran performer playing with all the top Inland Northwest bands. For the past 10 years James has been masterfully producing and arranging his own music and performs all of it live as a 'One Man Band' playing drums, keyboards, and vocals to a full array of his digitally mastered tracks. As the Inlander Magazine once wrote "James is a masterful techno wizard." But, it's not really techno. Highly ‘technical’ yes… Techno? Not so much... James has a very eclectic approach to his music which has proven to have a wide genre appeal to music lovers and combined with a highly charismatic stage presence and sophisticated drumming you are guaranteed top notch entertainment. With such a different approach to his music James has created quite a 'cult following' of modern alternative music lovers and the real value for his offering comes from his live performances which is not just a performance. It's an invitation into a world of captivating imagination, intense musicianship, and magnetic flare that leads you on an epic journey of site and sound with each and every movement. Enchanting vocals, finesse drumming, and an eclectic mix of spellbinding music are the ingredients which always leave you craving for more.

As an Inland Northwest Musician James adds charisma and energy to the local live playing scene drumming for many of the top inland northwest bands. Some of the Northwest bands he's played for include Milonga(Latin), Snaut(Rock), Raggs and Bush Doktor(Reggae), 33(Rock), Don Emerson(pop/contemporary), Ashley Honnell(Country), Nu Jack City(Motown), Down South(Classic Rock), and many more.

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