Steve James

Steve James

Austin, TX

Playing Level

  • Advanced

Playing Styles and Interests

  • Blues

Professional Status

  • Performer
    Recording Artist

Acoustic Guitar contributing editor Steve James is a recording artist, guitar and mandolin instructor, and raconteur who tours internationally from his home in Austin, Texas, playing concerts, festivals, and club dates and teaching at a variety of music camps and workshops. He is the author of the Stringletter books Roots and Blues Fingerstyle Guitar, Inside Blues Guitar, and Roots and Blues Mandolin. His guitar, slide guitar, mandolin, guitar-banjo, vocals, and original songs can be heard on numerous solo recordings, including Boom Chang on Burnside Records and Not for Highway Use, a retrospective compilation on his own Settlement Records.

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