First Love

Dynamic and Passionate Musician

Music is the ultimate Love Language. The James White Band is the consummate conversationalist. From live gigs to studio sessions, The James White Band continues to capture broad audiences around the world with their distinctive and undeniable musical style.  Explore the site, and enjoy their music below.

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A Passionate Performer

New Jersey native James E. White is a skilled saxophonist who has traveled internationally dazzling crowds and mesmerizing audiences.    A prolific and inspirational artist, James White has maintained the reputation of a versatile musician and a passionate performer. James plays the soprano, alto and tenor saxophones, the clarinet, and the flute and possesses over 30 years of experience as a Jazz, Blues, Classical, Gospel and R&B musician. 

As a child, James’ interest in music was initially piqued by the love of the piano in the home.  This led James to gravitate to his true gift. At the impressionable age of 17, he received a young artist recognition award from the Former Governor of the State of New Jersey Thomas Kean, which helped to inspire James' passion for the woodwinds and his true love of the arts. Some highlights of his career include performing at Showtime at the Apollo and performing with jazz artists Jimmy Scott and Leo Johnson. James has recorded and performed with various gospel artists, including Alvin Slaughter. He performs regularly with the Dimensions Band Featuring Valerie Adams and The Gas House Gorillas.
James has studied classical clarinet with Phil Russo at the Hart School of Music, and studied jazz with the legendary jazz artists Jackie McLean, Grachon Moncour III and Duke Anderson. In addition to performing with the aforementioned bands, Mr. White also performs with The Brothers 2+2, Plex Entertainment and the James White Band.
James is a true Gospel, Jazz, and R&B sensation.


In addition to performing in various venues abroad, James is a gifted minister of music who directs and performs regularly at churches throughout the New York Metropolitan area.
Closer than a Brother, Mr. White's debut CD, is played worldwide on Sirius/XM radio and on various U.S. and international stations.


His soulful and captivating sound will inspire every listening ear to be moved by the power of music. James' tantalizing style and stage presence commands attention and allows him to instantly connect with audiences. Let this multi-talented and gifted artist entertain you!


New Jersey, USA


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