James Robinson, is a soul singer that is taking the music scene by storm. The industry is awe stricken by the gritty, heart felt, soulful melodies of this young sultry singer. The intensity of his performance and the rawness that he relays on stage takes you to a place in your soul and mind that you have never been before. He has performed at the legendary Continental Club of Austin, The Gallery, Ruta Maya’s, Club 311, the Historic Victory Grill – the oldest juke joint in the United States, Kenny Dorham’s Backyard, Cafe Soul, Love Noise, Precious Cargo and has several singles in rotation on the only soul station of Austin, KAZI 88.7 FM.
His music is influenced by a combination of jazz, soul, rhythm & blues, and funk with a hint of alternative rock. James has worked with Free Sol (Tennman Records, Justin Timberlake’s indie label), opened for Dwele (an international neo-soul singer), Steve McKie ( producer for Jill Scott, John Legend, Bilal, Estelle, Kindred Family Soul, Common, Leela James, Musiq Soulchild), Johnathen Rychmond (producer for Angie Stone, Anthony Hamilton, and Valencia Robinson), Wizz Dumb, Willie Pervear (producer for Memphis Records), Hezekiah (hip hop artist on Rawkus/Solspazm Records), Niko Lyras (Cotton Row Recordings) and Al Capone (Hustle & Flow) just to name a few Get ready for night of jazz and soul, sung from the heart of one of Austin’s best rising musicians!