James Francies

Piano and keys, Jazz Camp Weeks 2, Advanced Package, Jazz Camp Package

James Francies has a talent that comes along only once in a generation. This was evident when he was at SJW as a young high school phenom a few years back, and is even more so now that he’s one of the rising stars of jazz.

A graduate of the renowned Houston High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and an alumnus of SJW, in what seemed like the blink of an eye, James had joined the Pat Metheny Side-Eye trio, toured with Chris Potter, performed with R&B superstars such as Lauryn Hill and José James, appeared with The Roots on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon alongside his mentor and friend, Questlove — and released his Blue Note debut, Flight.

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