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Phone: 561-835-4168
Instruments: Guitar
West Palm Beach guitarist - composer, James McCreavy, is one of South Florida's finest musicians. He has performed with Perry Como, Trini Lopez, saxophonist Boots Randolph (Yakkety Sax) and with fellow composer Alex Harvey, who had a mega hit with the song, Delta Dawn. He has established himself as a composer and performer with such luminaries as jazz organist, Dr. Lonnie Smith (who spent his early years recording with George Benson) and multi - instrumentalist, Ira Sullivan, with whom he has recorded. Additionally, he works a great deal with former Ray Charles sideman, Dave Hubbard (tenor sax).
James has worked as musical director and guitarist for saxophonist Clarence Clemons from grammy award winning Bruce Springsteen's E-Street Band. He has three CD's to his credit: Night Vision, containing many original works, Elegance , a solo CD on nylon string guitar and Caribbean Connection , his most recent CD, which features original compositions combined with island favorites. He is a versatile player who is comfortable with many styles. Music works for him.
He has played with Palm Beach and New York based society orchestras under the leaderships of Neal Smith and Mike Carney. He has performed at the prestigious Red Cross Ball and Heart Ball at the Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach with the Neal Smith Orchestra. Other venues include Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Via Viscaya in Miami, the Eden Roc (Miami Beach), the Kravis Center of Performing Arts and the Meyer Amphitheater in West Palm Beach.

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