Jeremy James (singer/songwriter)

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Jeremy James is a singer/songwriter based in Albany, NY (born Rison, Arkansas 1977).[1] He plays acoustic guitar and mandolin. Jeremy James' music has been featured locally on area radio stations, and on internet radio.

Performances[edit]

James has performed at Saratoga Springs, NY, storied venue Caffe Lena,[2] Fagapalooza in New York City,[3][4][5] Capital District Gay & Lesbian Community Council's Progressions Concert Series,[6][7] Columbia University's Postcrypt Coffeehouse, Union College,[8] Valentine's in Albany, New York,[9][10] 60 Main Coffee House in New Paltz,[11] Ballston Spa, New York's Old Iron Spring Festival,[12] and Easton Mountain retreat center.

He has performed with Namoli Brennet, Adrianne, Chris Pureka, Kris Landherr, Mara Levi, and Nathan Duprey,[6] among others.

Broadcast[edit]

Jeremy James's music has been featured on internet radio station RadioioAcoustic and Albany, NY, area radio stations WEQX, WEXT, and WRPI.

Discography[edit]

Landlocked

Jeremy James has released four independent albums to date:

  1. Wasted Youth (2005)
  2. Grey Gardens (2005)
  3. Landlocked (2007)
  4. Such Noble Men (2009)

Grey Gardens was not widely distributed, yet received some notice from independent reviewers.[13][14][15]

Landlocked was recorded at Blue Sky Music Studios in Delmar, NY, and featured guest appearances by Namoli Brennet, Joely Schwenk, Scott Apicelli, Casey J. Chapman (of Almost Awake), Dave Shaver (of Almost Awake), and Gemma Halfi (of The Bookdrop Bees). Landlocked was released to critical acclaim from various publications and websites, including Roots Music Report,[16] www.edgenewyork.com,[17] Jed Ryan's Out Music Spotlight,[18] Albany Times Union, and Albany's Metroland.[19]

Landlocked was an editor's pick at Indie-Music.com[20] and appeared in the national OutVoice Top 40 Chart of albums by LGBT artists for over a year, peaking at number 4 in August 2007.[21] OutVoice voters ranked Landlocked as number 9 for 2007.[22]

Such Noble Men was also recorded at Blue Sky Music Studios in Delmar, NY, and featured Katy Westfall, Donna Baird (of Scientific Maps and Sgt Dunbar & the Hobo Banned), Scott Apicelli (of Hair of the Dog), and Joely Schwenk.

James submitted his music to the Life Americana television show, but it has not yet been used.[23] He also submitted music to Sing Out!, the folk music publisher.[24]

James also performed on the group CD, Shine, a 2006 collection of performing artists from the Albany area.[25]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Classmates.com website. Accessed October 20, 2008.
  2. ^ OutMusic website. Accessed October 20, 2008.
  3. ^ Fagapalooza Past Performers. Accessed October 20, 2008.
  4. ^ Glee.com website. Accessed October 20, 2008.
  5. ^ AirPlayDirect website. Accessed October 20, 2008.
  6. ^ a b LGBT Tech ("Just Another Geek Taking Up Cyberspace") website. Accessed October 20, 2008.
  7. ^ "Three Songwriters To Take Progressions’ Stage", CommUnity, October 2007, p. 5, found at CDGLCC website. Accessed October 20, 2008.
  8. ^ Union College official website. Accessed October 20, 2008.
  9. ^ Metorland Summer Guide 2006. Accessed October 20, 2008.
  10. ^ Metroland listing about CD release. Accessed October 20, 2008.
  11. ^ Almost Awake Music website. Accessed October 20, 2008.
  12. ^ Old Iron Spring Festival 2008 page. Accessed October 20, 2008.
  13. ^ Global Inventure website. Retrieved October 20, 2008.
  14. ^ Peace Work Music website. Retrieved October 20, 2008.
  15. ^ Stumble Audio website. Retrieved October 20, 2008.
  16. ^ Roots Music Report
  17. ^ Edge New York by Alan Bennett Ilagan
  18. ^ Jed Ryan's Out Music Spotlight website. Retrieved October 20, 2008.
  19. ^ Metroland Metroland article
  20. ^ Indie-Music
  21. ^ OutVoice website chart for August 2007. Retrieved October 6, 2008.
  22. ^ 2007 OutVoice Top 40 Chart. Retrieved October 8, 2008.
  23. ^ Life Americana website about webpage Life Americana website Life Americana Friends web page. Both accessed October 20, 2008.
  24. ^ SingOut website Sing Out! website list of "Publication Noted" Both accessed October 20, 2008.
  25. ^ DC Baby website page for "Shine". Retrieved October 20, 2008.

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