"Most recently, Jeff’s song “Good” was placed in CBS hit TV show Hawaii 5-0."
Na Hoku Hanohano award winning artist Jeff James is an accomplished singer songwriter, and multi instrumentalist who plays guitar, ukulele, timbales and drums. He is a full-time professional musician and his music showcases his versatility in different genres including rock, pop, jazz, R&B, reggae.
In 2009, Jeff James formed his band called TTYM with whom he released the single "Hawaiian Girls”(Nahokuhanohano award winning song).He is tagged as Hawaii's Hitmaker by making popular songs that reached #1 in Hawaii and Japan charts.
In 2010, Jeff and his Band TTYM won the coveted “MaiTai Rumble” battle of the band competition bringing home recognition and $10,000 in prizes and cash.
Jeff James released a new album with his band TTYM entitled "Just Be Yourself" on July 13, 2013.
After that he decided to expand his career in Asia and mostly in Philippines
In 2014, he became a Viral sensation by capturing the hearts of Filipinos Worldwide by making his own versions of Filipino songs and were featured on many network TV shows.
Throughout his song writing career Jeff has had dozens of placements in Japan, USA, and Philippines. Including, Netflix’s popular show “Terrace House, Aloha State”.
Most recently, Jeff’s song “Good” was placed in CBS hit TV show Hawaii 5-0.
Awards and Recognition
-2004, 2005, 2006 University of Hawaii Solo ensemble Blue ribbon award recipient for Percussion
-2006 Full music scholarship recipient at HPU for Jazz Band and Wind ensemble
-2010 Mai Tai Rumble Battle of Band winner
-2011 Na Hokuhanohano Award recipient
-2013 Top Brand award winner for “Best
international Male vocalist” in Philippines
-2015 Philippines Tv show singing competition “Eat Bulaga” Grand Finalist