James Labrosse was born in a Spanish speaking neighborhood in South Florida, to a French-Canadian family.
At the age of 18, James moved from his native Florida to Andalucia, Spain to study and immerse himself in the Flamenco music and tradition. After 3 years of this lifestyle, James relocated to Boston, MA to attend Berklee College of Music, where he studied Production and Arranging under the wings of several spectacular teachers and mentors.
In 2015, upon graduating, James relocated to New York City, where he is currently based. James is an active performer in the NYC tri-state area where he leads his own band performing his original compositions and arrangements.
In 2018, James released his debut full-length album, “Orange Night”. Which features collaborations with several up and coming artists from the NYC area, as well as a Spain and Asia.
2018 was also the year James was awarded endorsement from Godin Guitars, the reliable guitar brand that James uses in the majority of his live performances.
In 2022, James released the EP, “Duckland: which features 3 original compositions including “Florido y Granado”, a long time member of James’ repertoire.
Aside from leading and performing with his own group, James has performed and collaborated as a side-man with several excellent artists including Mona Miari, Han Beyli, Baklava Express, and playing second guitar for guitarist Andreas Arnold.
You can follow James Labrosse on social media and stay up to date with his upcoming performances and releases.