Born in Toronto, Canada, Brandon James is an accomplished performing artist, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer. Inspired much by the music of James Taylor, The Beatles and The Eagles, Brandon’s career started in an all boys Anglican choir at the age of 7 and has since toured all over North America and the world as a solo artist and with his former Pop/Americana duo, Cotton Wine.
Having worked in both LA & Nashville for the last 12 years, Brandon is a Clio Award winning writer/producer/mixer creating in pop, country, alternative, hip/hop - rap, film score and for film/tv/commercial in partnership with Los Angeles publisher & sync house, The Bus Music.
*"whachuwannadu" performed by Little League, featured in Google's 2019 worldwide Pixel 3a smartphone campaign.
**"Juss Like This" featuring Menna, featured in Motorola's 2020 MotorolaOne Hyper Phone Campaign in Mexico & Brazil
Select clients include Disney Motion Pictures, Google, ABC/Shondaland, NBC, VH1 and Netflix.
Little League - "On Another Level"
*Jan 2020 - as featured in Apple Watch 5 Series "Fit" digital campaign commercial
Little League - "Ain't Nothing Like Me"
*Oct 2019 - as featured in Electronic Arts "The Sims 4 Discovery University Expansion Pack" promo trailer
Menna - "Juss Like This"
*Sept 2019 - as featured in NBC's Thursday Night Comedy Fall 2019 Promo (The Good Place, Sunnyside, Perfect Harmony, Superstore)
Sean Kilpatrick - "Hold On Love"
*Sept 2019 - as featured in VH1's Black Ink Crew : Compton Season 1 Episode 5 "The Naked Truth"
Little League - "whachuwannadu"
*May 2019 - as featured in Google's Pixel 3a smartphone worldwide launch campaign
**also performed commercial sound design in partnership with Google Hardware Marketing Dept.
Katie Garfield - "Carry Me"
*February 2019 - as seen on ABC's primetime Station 19 Season 2 Episode 9 "I Fought The Law"
Menna - "Moving On"
*Sept 2019 - as seen on Netflix series, Elite Season 2, Episode 6 "66 Hours Missing"
JT Hodges - City Lights To Firesides EP
*Fall 2018 - also "This One's On Me" - Co-writer
Gracie Schram - "You Can Fly" (Brandon James Arrangement)
*May 2018 - as featured in "Clock To Neverland" Trailer, Disney Films' Peter Pan 2018 Anniversary Release
*Gold Winner, 2018 Clio Awards in Home Entertainment: Audio/Visual Technique