Ken James


Born Sydney.  Played with the Judy Bailey Quartet from ‘74 – ’77, recording two albums. With The Last Straw throughout it’s 25-year history ’74 – ’99, recording an ARIA award winning album in 1990.

Featured on other recordings including his own quintet, The Ken James Reunion Band and Steve Hunter’s Nine Lives.  With The Last Straw, toured New Zealand ’88, The Montreal Jazz Fest ’89 and a tour of Russian Jazz Festivals in 1990.

Teaches saxophone and guests with many prominent bands on the Sydney jazz scene.