James has played percussion since he was in the sixth grade and has been the River City Ringers percussion accompanist for the past 12 years. James is a graduate of Texas Lutheran University where he majored in Music Education. He is employed at USAA and volunteers with their concert band. James stays active in the community with his music by playing at local weddings, restaurants, and church retreats, and is a regular guest musician at Central Christian Church. One day we will get him ringing bells!!