The Reuben James
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The Reuben James

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The best kept secret in music



These are gorgeous songs. Powerful, hypnotic...evocative lyrics and melodies that are direct and honest...a strong singer / songwriter album.”
-TAXI A&R - Taxi A&R

"Jerry Kraus"

“They know how to connect with personality, something a bit lacking from many bands we work with. Easily one of the most dedicated bands to ever come out of Upstate New York.” - 96.9 WOUR


“...the best band out there.” - Mid-York Weekly


“It’s rare to find a group playing music that sounds like the people who made it mean what they are saying and are taking the time to say it.” - Music

"Middle of My City"

"There's a really good buzz around the songs. We get reactions every day, all of them positive. 'Who is this band'?

Miller and the guys in Reuben James are some of the most talented opeople around."

-Gary Spears - The Observer Dispatch


The Reuben James Official Releases:

Bang! (2005)
- features "London Time," "Good Life," and "Middle of My City." Singles have been in rotation on WOUR 96.9 FM and WRCK 107.3 FM. Middle of My City is used as the theme to "The Big Show," mornings on WRCK

Radio Mystery Theater (2004)
-Debut album featuring "Whiskeytrain," "Broken Hearts & Ashes," & "3 a.m., Galway Bay."

The Up North EP (2004)
-5 song EP of Home Demos


Ryan Miller - Wreckless Abandon (2004)
-full length solo effort by Ryan Miller

J. Schnitt - Barnstormer (2004)
-full length solo effort by J. Schnitt


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The Band

Sweaty Rock & Roll and Whiskey. The 4 piece group have been kicking ass thoughout the northeast for the past 2 years, performing at bars, clubs, and colleges as well as area festivals including Saranac Thursdays, Utica Monday Nite, SUNY Geneseo Springfest, Mountain Jam, and Fisherpalooza. They have also shared the stage with such notable artists as Howie Day &
Martin Sexton. The band’s 2nd full-length album Bang! was released in July of 2005, and has been receiving rave reviews as well as radio airplay. Their first studio effort, “Radio Mystery Theater” was released on Telepathic Records in 2003 to critial acclaim.

The Duo

Jason Schnitt & Ryan Miller have gained the admiration of both artists and fans alike generating a following thoughout the northeast, performing extensively both as a duo and as solo artists on the coffeehouse and college circuits as well as a short tour of Ireland. Both are widely respected for their insightful lyrics, emotional performances, creative songwriting, and dashing good looks.

Jason has just released his 4th solo effort “Barnstormer” on Telepathic Records in 2004 - widely known as a thought provoking, versitle, and prolific songwriter, as well as a talented multi instrumentalist / vocalist.

Miller has released his own solo project “Wreckless
Abandon” independently in 2004 - respected as a passionate
performer, producer, and songwriter, he has earned himself
a prominent place in the independent music community. He is currently recording his 2nd full length solo effort.