James Bennett

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James Bennett is an independent solo artist & multi instrumentalist from Newcastle NSW. A prolific songwriter & one who believes in writing for a purpose & not just for the sake of trying to hit the big time. James grew up on an off the grid, isolated farm just inland of Byron Bay where his parents raised him listening to nothing but Bob Dylan. In 2017 James flew across the world to Hollywood California to record his second album 'Run with the Hunted' with producer/ engineer Scott Campbell who has worked on many top selling albums such as ‘Jagged Little Pill’ by 'Alanis Morissette', ‘Return of Saturn’ by No Doubt. James' third album was recorded in New Zealand with Ex ‘John Butler Trio’ Drummer/ percussionist ‘Michael Barker’ & features harmonies by popular Canadian born/ Australian singer Wendy Matthews. Over the years James has warmed up the stage for much loved Aussie artists such as Diesel, Jeff lang, The Whitlams, Wendy Matthews, Ian Moss, The Black Sorrows, Vika & Linda Bull, Mental As Anything, Rick Price, Rai Thistlethwayte & Dan Sultan. This impressive list also extends to some well known international artists like Newton Faulkner (UK) & Canned Heat (USA) James Bennett is proudly endorsed by Cole Clark Guitars, Grand Flavour Clothing, Wild Dog Stomp Boxes & D’Addario strings. Contact: jamesbennettbookings@gmail.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/jamesbennettmusic Website: www.jamesbennettmusic.com Instagram: @jamesbennettmusic Twitter: @jamesbennettaus