James Alexander Adkins

James Alexander Adkins

Bob James

James Alexander Adkins, was born in Orlando, FL on November 7th, 1994. James is an American singer, songwriter and musician known for his boundary pushing eclectic style. James spent his childhood playing drums in church, also singing from the drum set. James released his debut single ‘’Better Without Me’’ in 2019, the song captivated others, with smooth lyrics and powerful lyrics. As years passed, he has been given the opportunity to play for the legendary Grammy award winning Jazz staple Bob James. Bob is the co-founder of the band ‘Fourplay’, with hits like ‘After the Dance’ which ft. El DeBarge. When James is not touring he is home writing and recording music, he also fronts a fresh band out of Austin TX, ‘Sketch’. Where he gets to express his love for singing and playing drums along side some of his close friends.James looks to explore the world of music without any limitations, giving all he has every time he plays.

IN 3

  • Most memorable Next-Level Performance

    Playing a coffee shop in downtown Orlando with the band Conglomerate
  • What Drives Your Creativity?

    The gift of music and the ability to create it
  • Why do you choose Vic Firth?

    It really is the perfect pair nothing else compares