Gregory James | Blue Coast Music

About Gregory James

Gregory James 5 questions 04202020


"What is it about 'music' that made you want to pursue a career?"

Because music is a universal language.


"Who have been your musical influences?"

Charlie Parker, Ellington, Miles, Trane, Hendrix, Ravi Shankar


"Can you tell us a story about your teachers or musical mentors?"

I studied with David Leroy Smith from age 11 to 18.  Eddie Duran used to let me sit in with him at The Red Chimney in Stonestown.


"If you could set up a perfect musical concert, where would it be and who would perform?"

Big Sur, with the players on Ananda



"If you had to choose another career pursuit, what would it be?"