"Young up and coming jazz singer James Sutton is making waves on the UK jazz scene. A swinging singer, great musical improviser with a rich warm sound."
Trudy Kerr RENOWNED UK JAZZ SINGER
Hampshire Vocalist, Composer and Vocal Coach James Sutton has been crafting his unique style since the age of 14. He found his style and sound from listening to the likes of Frank Sinatra, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Jamie Cullum and Kurt Elling.
James's love of Jazz and the musicians that inspire him have shown him a freedom to experiment and study vocal improvisation and big band swing.
After graduating with a BMus first class honours degree from the University of Chichester in 2017 James was awarded the Archers Award for outstanding performance and a place to further study Jazz at Trinity Laban Conservatoire.
In 2018 James joined The Seven Steps BigBand the highlight being performing two sell out shows in 2018 and 2019 at The Pizza Express Jazz Club. In 2019 he got a residency at Champneys Forest Mere with duo "A pinch of Jazz". As well as performing James has become a successful vocal coach in Hampshire and surrounding areas. Teaching privately and with Italia Conti Associates. James is now currently working on his first solo EP.