Lone Wolf James started his music career in 1986 as a drummer, and in 1989 began singing. He took vocal training under the tutelage of nationally-known vocal coach Mark Baxter. Mark’s students consisted of such celebrity vocalists as Steven Tyler, Peter Wolf, and Gary Cherone.
In 1997, he became a solo artist and songwriter, donning the name “Lone Wolf James,” developing his own style of Acoustic Hard Rock with a Blues/Funk edge.
Releasing his debut CD, “Prey,” on April Fool’s Day 2000, the CD sold out. He then received “Best Artist,” “Best Album of the Year,” and “Elite Musician Award in 2000/2001.”
His second CD, “Native Groove,” was released in 2002, and Alternative News Magazine presented him the award for “Best Male Vocalist of the Year” and was inducted into the Music Meter Hall Of Fame.
Lone Wolf James placed first in the Emergenza National Festival, and was endorsed by Millennia Guitars. He then was hand picked by Lil Stevie Van Zant (Bruce Springsteen band) to perform at his Underground Garage Showcase in RI. He performed as part of the nonprofit A3D to raise money for Africa.
His third CD, “Tribal Funk,” was released in September 2004, followed by a five-month development deal with Chromium Records from the UK in 2005. LWJ released a song that cemented in the #4 slot for three straight months. In 2007 Lone Wolf James was chosen to perform live at the Talent Rock Showcase in Orlando, FL.
Trading in the acoustic for a Les Paul and a Marshall Amp, LWJ beefed up his old school rock sound and is in the sound company of bands like old aerosmith, ac/dc, guns n roses, and more…
LWJ’s fourth CD “Voodoo Moon” was released December 1, 2010. After the release of the Voodoo Moon cd, LWJ opened for such nationals as Lynyrd Skynynrd, ZZ Top, John Cafferty, Alter Bridge, Black Stone Cherry, Theory Of A Deadman, The Fools, & many more.
LWJ is currently finishing up his 5th cd and getting ready to go on tour of the south this winter as well as Canada and over seas in the near future.