A veteran and founding member of the critically acclaimed Topette!! Mawkin and Mawkin:Causley, James has established himself as a stalwart of the English traditional music scene. As a fiddle player he is in high demand and has worked with some of the country’s top musicians and groups including, Eliza Carthy, Bombay Bicycle Club, Jim Moray, Jim Causley, Saul Rose, appearances with Bellowhead and Jools Holland as well as work as a musician on Tv and film. His filmography includes Peaky Blinders, Far from the Madding Crowd, Tulip Fever and My Cousin Rachel, to name but a few.
Steeped in traditional music from an early age, the tunes pour out of his finger tips filling the air with a rich tapestry of emotion. The flow and natural swagger of the melodies have room to breathe, enticing the listener to tap a foot or wipe a tear away. His voice speaks through the violin creating a perfect accompaniment for the songs he sings with a raw natural sound.
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Date of event:28th January 2023