James Gibbs III, a trumpeter, educator, composer, producer, band leader, and multi-instrumentalist is currently touring with 9 time grammy nominee Joe Thomas who wrote songs like:
Things Your Man Won't Do, I Wanna Know, Stutter, More And More, Ride, and many more hits.
James has performed with legends from Wynton Marsalis, Donald Byrd, Dr. Betty Carter, Jerry Stiller (Broadway actor, singer and television star), to heavy weight champion 'Smokin' Joe Frazier. Born in Newark, raised in Irvington, NJ, James is a self taught trumpeter and trained musically at the former New Brunswick Jazz Institute under (organist/educator) Radam Schwartz. James performs various styles of music from originals, to covers ranging in forms from Rock, R&B, Jazz, to country, Ethnic, and classical.