About Dan James
Dan James is the Award Winning Vocalist & Event Host, based in the North East of England. One of the most in demand names in the region specialising in Wedding Breakfast & Event Vocals.
“Dan is quite simply a true craftsman to his art, a truly great singer”
- Chairman of the Variety Club of Great Britain, 2009.
Dan James, 2013.
“I would be happy to recommend Dan to any booker” – Sue Coulson, Commercial Executive at Sunderland AFC.
In 2005, Dan was asked personally to perform live at the VIP Opening of Aspers Casino in Newcastle up on Tyne, along with the late 5 x Grammy Award & 3 times Ivor Novello Award Winner, Amy Winehouse. A true highlight of his career.
“Dan is a very good entertainer with a great voice” – Amy Winehouse
“Dan delivers one of the finest Rat Pack Swing performances” – Director of Events, Aspers Casino.
In 2009, David Gest, US Concert Promoter & Major Record Producer watched Dan’s full performance one evening when he heard him singing in one of the regions prestigious hotels.
After watching the entire show, David Gest booked Dan to perform live for his tour guests ahead of his UK Tour. The event was held at The Vermont Hotel in Newcastle and the guest list included some Music Industry Royalty and Motown Legends such as;
- Percy Sledge “When a Man Loves A Woman”
- Russell Thompkins, Jr. & The New Stylistics (the original Lead Singer of all The Stylistics’ Hits
- Peabo Bryson – Grammy Award Winner for his work on Disney’s 1992 movie “Beauty & The Beast”and with Celine Dion in 1993 with “A Whole New World” from the Disney classic movie “Aladdin”
- Jimmy Ruffin – “What becomes of the broken hearted”
- Billy Paul – “Me & Mrs Jones”
- Candi Staton – “Young Hearts, Run Free”
- Deniece Williams – “Let’s Hear It For The Boy”
- Freda Payne – “Band of Gold”