Biography

Fernando James is a self taught American composer and multi-instrumentalist whose recordings encompass the Ambient, New Age, and World Fusion genres. His early musical influences include the classical masters, musical theater, and progressive jazz rock fusion from the early 1970s. He describes his creations as being musical landscapes that reveal the eternal longing of the human spirit, and that weave through one’s mind like a messenger from their soul.. He’s the exclusive performer and producer on his albums “Solitude” and “Dreamshadows”.

“Fernando James” is the artist name used by James Fernando Ellis for the release of albums in these genres. In addition to his album creations, he’s produced original music for commercials, instructional videos, and multi-media presentations for agencies and institutions throughout the USA. He’s also owned his own sound-contracting business and been the FOH sound engineer for other artists, and has hosted both terrestrial and Internet radio programming.