PROJECTS

COMPOSITIONS
 

"Sojourn" for Solo Piano, Vibraphone, and Wind Orchestra. Written for the award-winning, Grammy nominated University of Nevada, Las Vegas Wind Orchestra. This is the second movement of a multi-movement work written specifically for the UNLV Wind Orchestra.

ARRANGEMENTS/ORCHESTRATIONS

"August Sun" for vibraphone and marimba duo. This arrangment was created in conjunction with Kyle Bissantz, inspired by the solo vibraphone arrangement available for purchase in the store. A jazz quartet recording of August Sun also features on the album Hard Mince.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Hard Mince" for percussion quintet. This arrangement was commissioned by the QACI Percussion ensemble in 2016 for performance at the Australian Percussion Gathering. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Katie Marie Jones is a prominent Las Vegas performer, and arena host for the Vegas Golden Knights Hockey Team. This performance of "Colors of the Wind" was an original arrangement and orchestration of James' to feature Katie's vocals for a virtual telethon event presented by Monday's Dark at The Space in Las Vegas. This event saw the inclusion of some of Vegas' beloved strip headliners and performers, and raised $122,000 for The Actor's Fund. The performance starts at 1:19.