Entries by justinjames

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 Home Delivered!

Practice documentation after two weeks of Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3. Dedicated to my Mother, Pauline Belviso, my children and to my students. Rachmaninoff 3 isn’t my all time favourite piano concerto. However it is the most deeply personal and significant to me. My Mother played it in piano competitions before I was born and […]

All The Information In The World

Ideally, as parents, we would prefer to trust our instincts. However from time to time, we might pay a brisk visit to google and search for an edge, some information that will tick all the right boxes and put our minds at ease. Is that what actually happens? Or do we get lost in all […]

Recording Studio

According to scientists, dinosaurs became extinct around sixty seven million years ago. The general consensus was that an astroid hit the earth causing living conditions to deteriorate. It is completely the opposite of recording studios. Somehow, they still exist, but once large, the size of a brachiosaurus, they were hit with the introduction of new technologies. The recording […]

Meet The Producer & Engineer

Justin James My journey as a musical arranger and producer began in the lounge room of our family home. My Mother was a contracted broadcaster for ABC radio and was a regular on the concert circuit. This inspired me to begin learning the piano and percussion. It wasn’t long before I found an effective way of capturing my own […]

Classical Pianist

Justin James is a classical and contemporary pianist with an affinity for the music of the 19th and 20th century periods, especially that of Chopin, Schumann, Liszt, Brahms, Debussy, Ravel, Prokofieff, Scriabin and Rachmaninoff. Aged four, Justin began playing his first notes and has never lost touch with the instrument. Growing up exposed to creativity […]

Social Experiment

You may have seen this on social media over the last few years… It was a cold, January morning and a man sat at a metro station in Washington DC and started to play the violin. He played six Bach pieces for about 45 minutes. During that time, since it was rush hour, it was […]

Kids, Music & Movement

As selfless parents, we take an active role in our children’s daily routines. Often, this can leave you feeling devoid of energy. Being a parent is a demanding job with hours of overtime and no holidays. To be at our best, responding to the ever changing needs of our children, at different stages of their […]