James Henry

James Henry


Hands On Fire Band is Hip Funk, Soul, Reggae,Blues,Strong World Beat. Mixing it UP. All Generations. Hands On Fire Band will renew with positive energy and leave a lasting impression. Hands On Fire Band is HOT! EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED!


James Henry
Master Percussionist, Bassist, Producer, Song Writer, Film Score Composer, Instructor, Music Educator.

Crossing all genres of music, and adding his own unique & funky grooves, James Henry delivers a fresh, contempo sound that appeals to everyone, from New York to L.A. and New Guinea to Brazil.
Feel the fat bass lines, the driving drum grooves, the fire and the passion of James' pulsating beat.

Inspired by greats such as Herbie Hancock, Stevie Wonder and James Brown, San Francisco based artist James Henry, embraced his hometown roots while pursuing a professional career in music. A music veteran, James has composed TV and film scores, toured the world with Pablo Cruise, and collaborated with other great artists including Sly Stone, Pete Escovedo, Taj Mahal, Robben Ford, Buddy Miles, Rick James, and many more.
With four critically acclaimed CD's to his credit, as well as an award as Best of San Francisco World Beat Music, James continues to explore new musical genres and will soon release a new album, "Dragonfly", a creative project which showcases James' diverse concepts and talent.

From intimate clubs to jazz festivals and concert halls, experience the music & electrifying performance of James Henry & Hands on Fire. Global percussion, melodic overtones, captivating vocals, and world grooves of Reggae, Soca, Afro Cuban, Samba funk, Hip Hop & Blues.
Experience th musical vision that is James Henry and move to the soulful rhythm that is Hands On Fire. Experience Music without Borders.


Hands On Fire Band, 4*CD's
1.Start at Home, 2.SunSplash,3. DragonFly, 4.Faith in the Village. All uniquely different, all leave a lasting impression. Makes you want to see the live performance!

Set List

Hands On Fire Band, 1hr Sets
Every Time I Close My Eyes
Heaven Above
Hot, Hot, Hot
If You Feel Like Rockin'
Dakota Love
New World
Red Roses
Across Africa
Soca Boat
3 Little Birds (Bob Marley)
Down To The River
Poppy's Market
Reggae Night