James picked up his first pair of drumsticks at the age of 12 and has not put them down since. James is an Associate Professor of Percussion at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts and has been a drum set player for Blue Man Group Boston for over a decade. James is an active clinician for Vater Percussion, Zildjian Cymbals, REMO Percussion, and PEARL Drums. James' teaching methods have been published in Modern Drummer Magazine. Drummers around the globe love James' playing style and unique teaching methods. Sign up today and find your own voice on the kit.