James Cameron

Tenor Saxophone

James Cameron (aka Jim, Jimmy) began playing the saxophone in 1958 and although he considers himself a self-taught player, studied briefly with lee Konitz and Jackie McLean. He has performed with Lou Donaldson, Jimmy Garrison, 'Papa' Joe Jones, Phil Woods, Buddy Tate, Red Holloway' Teddy Kotick and Clark Terry. During the 70's and 80's Cameron was prominent on the Boston jazz scene as a member of the Bunny Smith Quartet playing all the major and less major Boston jazz clubs as well as the Boston Globe Jazz Festival, etc. In the 80's Jimmy toured the US and Canada with blues legends Katie Webster and Mighty Sam McLaine. Cameron has appeared on recordings on the Brownstone, Seabreeze, "A" Records, etc. Jim has performed around the world: France, Portugal, England, Hawaii, and to date 14 trips to Japan.