James Mack has been a highly regarded professional percussionist for 17 years. He studied Music at the Guildhall School of Music in London for 4 years where achieved AGSM Diploma. Here he studied Orchestral and World Percussion. After completing his studies in 1994, he has toured with many high profile artists, playing in stadiums and arenas in cities all over the world, and appearing in live DVD concerts and television shows. He has recorded albums for well-known pop artists and has been widely interviewed for many music magazines internationally.
James has played on productions such as Cirque Du Soleil’s Totem and Delirium, The Lion King on the West End, the Australian tours of Dirty Dancing, High School Musical, Hugh Jackman’s The Boy from Oz Arena Tour, the Arena Tour of Grease, television’s Dancing with the Stars, and he was recently the Percussion Supervisor and First Percussionist on the Australian tour of The Lion King.
Artists he has played with include Kylie Minogue, Westlife, Bond, Desree, D-ream, Us 3, Incognito, Jamiroquai, Gabrielle, Shakira, Jon Bon Jovi, Marc Anthony, and John Farnham.