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Jeffrey James is an American blues and rock guitarist/singer/songwriter, based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Born Jeffrey James Horan in Santa Clara, CA. in 1986. Jeffrey has been playing guitar for 25 years. Professionally for 17 years. He started playing gospel music as a preteen at his families church. In high school Jeffrey started playing traditional blues and soul music with local bay area artists. It was at this time that his talent had progressed to a level that was to be desired and started his professional career. At 15 years old Jeffrey joined force with the son of the legend John Lee Hooker. As guitarist for John Lee Hooker, Jr. he was featured on 2 Grammy Nominated albums in 2004 and 2009. In the last 10 years Jeffrey has been touring with John Lee Nationally and Internationally. Sharing the stages with the likes of B.B King, Buddy Guy, Santana, Lenny Kravitz, and with The Rolling Stones in 2017. In the last few years Jeffrey has been working on a solo career making his way into position as the front man. Jeffrey’s passion is in blues and rock music but you can hear the influence of country, gospel, and funk seasoned throughout his guitar styling. Jeffrey James describes his sound as modern blues. Live shows are an energetic, powerful, and dynamic with catchy originals and smoking covers. Some of Jeffrey’s influences are B.B. King, Albert KIng, Buddy Guy, Jimi Hendrix, The Vaughan Brothers, Prince, Eric Gales, Richie Kotzen, Luther and Bernard Allison.