James Mack

I play Yamaha Orchestral Instruments 'cause they're the best!! And can stand up to the vigorous life on the road of doing 8 shows a week!!



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, appearing in live DVD concerts and television shows. He has recorded albums for very well-known pop artists and has been widely interviewed for many music magazines internationally.

These artists include:

Kylie Minogue - 2 Arena World tours, 2 live DVD´s, Sydney Olympics, plus live CD.

Westlife - 1 Arena World tour plus live DVD.

Bond - 3 World Tours.


Cirque du Soleil DELIRIUM-world tour and film released across America

Desree - 2 World Tours plus Album recordings, including World Music Awards in Monte Carlo.

D-ream - 3 World Tours plus Album recordings.

Us 3 - European Tour.

Incognito - European Tour plus Album recording.

Jamiroquai - Album recording.

Gabrielle - Live TV Performances and Album recordings


John Bon Jovi - LiveTV Performances

Marc Anthony - Live TV Performances

John Farnham - Arena Tour plus Album recordings.

Hugh Jackman - ´The Boy from Oz´ Arena Tour

The Lion King - London West end Show

Dirty Dancing - Australian Tour

High school musical - Australian tour

Grease - Arena Tour

Dancing with the Stars Australia - Live TV Performances

The Lion King - percussion supervisor and 1st percussionist

CH-500 Discontinued


Range: 2 1/2 octaves (f2-c5), Bars: High-carbon steel