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.
Check out one of Brandon's latest productions, "whachuwannadu" performed by Little League, featured in Google's worldwide Pixel 3a smartphone campaign.
Select clients include Disney Motion Pictures, Google, ABC/Shondaland, NBC, VH1 and Netflix.
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