About

Bio + Credits

James Casey is an NY/LA-based multi-instrumentalist, singer, producer and composer.

Born in Washington DC to a musical family, and raised in Phoenix, AZ, he pursued a Music Business degree at Berklee College of Music. After leaving Boston, James moved to New York to continue to develop his passion for making music. Over the years, James has become one of the most in-demand Saxophonists in New York and Los Angeles and has toured the world many times with many different artists. When not on the road, James has found a niche in the studio, producing and performing for many different acts, including his own: Animus Rexx.

A current member of Trey Anastasio Band, James has had the opportunity to perform, record, produce and write with many of the world's leading and most influential artists.

 

Credits include: The Roots, Phish, Meghan Trainor, Anderson .Paak, The Jonas Brothers, Maceo Parker, Carly Rae Jepsen, J.Cole, Leslie Odom Jr., Dave Matthews Band, Sabrina Claudio, Chaka Khan, Wu-Tang, John Legend, Roy Hargrove, Soulive, Lettuce, Shawn Mendes, 5th Harmony, and many more.

Discography

  • Another City - Brooke Parrott - 2008

  • 2014 Forest Hills Drive - J.Cole - 2014

  • In Technicolor - Jesse McCartney - 2014

  • White Women - Chromeo - 2014

  • P.O.C LIVE! - Talib Kweli - 2014

  • Good Medicine - Brady Watt - 2015

  • Paper Wheels - Trey Anastasio Band - 2015

  • Ladies and Gentlemen, Nigel Hall - Nigel Hall - 2015

  • Crush - Lettuce - 2015

  • Big Boat - Phish - 2016

  • Hot Damn - The Shadowboxers - 2017

  • Wait - Sabrina Claudio - 2017

  • Live in Europe - Melody Gardot - 2018

  • Lux Prima - Danger Mouse/Karen O - 2018

  • Kiwanuka - Michael Kiwanuka - 2019

  • Final Days - Michael Kiwanuka - 2020

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