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the Jamez Band

Naperville, Illinois, United States

Naperville, Illinois, United States
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"JAMEZBAND HONORED AS CREATIVE FORCE!"

The Jamez Band has been selected from a field of thousands to represent the Midwestern region as a new creative force by Fuze-On-Demand TV. Fuze is featured prominently by Comcast and a number of other major carriers, and this is an honor.

To view the winning video, 'From the Very First Shot', simply go to Comcast On-Demand / Get Local / Fuze Music Loop / Local Bands ... and you'll find the video abbreviated as 'From the First Shot'...

It's James' life story; enjoy! - JB


"OVERVIEW"

Our Debut Show was covered in a number of Suburban Chicago Newspapers, including the Naperville Sun and the Bolingbrook Sun. The show was aired extensively on Bolingbrook television.

The Show drew 2,000 people (on a rainy night!) and has generated 30 youtube videos, receiving 7,000 hits.

Requests come in daily for information regarding our next show, and we can now announce that we'll be back at the Bolingbrook Center for the Performing Arts this coming Wednesday, July 28th, and other shows are in-process.

Press Release:

'James Fairs Returns To Midwest Stage For Another Historic Concert'

Tech CEO, Producer, Songwriter, and Cryan’ Shames Co-Founder James Fairs will reunite the original Cryan’ Shames Founders again for another historic concert at the Bolingbrook Center for the Performing Arts on July 28th, 2010.

Mr. Fairs, currently CEO of IMI Innovations, Inc., will appear with his touring band, the ‘Jamez Band’ for the occasion. The band will perform new original works by James and updated versions of Cryan’ Shames’ hits, including ‘Sugar and Spice’, ‘It Could Be We’re In Love’, and others. Returning band members include Tom Doody (Toad), Jim Pilster (J. C. Hooke), Lenny Kerley, Gerry Stone (Stonehenge), and Dennis Conroy.

The production will include full lights and sound, multimedia screens, a horn section led by Steve Eisen, a background vocal group led by Gospel great Roberta Thomas, Blue Man Group drummer Dan Leali, and bassist Gregg Voorhees of the Gregg Allman Band.

Says James. “They say that if it’s worth doing, it’s worth overdoing, and I hope to offer old and new fans alike a night to remember.”

For more information about the Concert or James, please go to www.jamezband.com. , and please feel free to sample from the links below (copy links to browser).

from the very first shot
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11ovSvdAeM0

come back Virginia
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OO9ucBPhCeM

hey joe
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJzGltWXLWY

tobacco road
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=paLfOx8VaHo

the sailing ship
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8oVlBL_yGM

the meaning of everything
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnX_kP3z5o8’

livin in the usa
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tVz12pDE0OE

just a little rock and roll
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtG1o2DoYWI

it could be we're in love
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQggtO9vcVQ - Jamez Band


"THE JAMES BAND, A to Z . . ."

THE JAMES BAND, A to Z . . .

"The JamezBand combines elements of A Capella, Acoustic, Blues, Electronic/Dance/DJ, Jazz, Latin, New Age/Ambient, Pop, Rock, Singer/Songwriter, Spoken Word, Urban/R&B, and World genres to create a truly original experience" - -


Discography

My songs have been recorded and released by the Cryan' Shames, Chaka Khan and many others, and my production credits include Ritchie Havens, the Electric Flag, 'Mama' Cass Elliot, Gregg Allman and many, many more.

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Bio

I co-founded the Chicago Band 'The Cryan' Shames' in the 60s, and wrote and produced their hits. I've recorded in studios all over the world, toured with and produced Gregg Allman, written film scores and screen plays, studied classical guitar...and finally invented some technology and formed a high-tech start-up.

All of this is brought to bear in concert, and I have the privilege of playing with and directing an incredible band; it has to be seen and heard to be believed.