James Hearne

Biography

Reared in the wildernesses of Western New York, forged on the mean streets of West Philadelphia, and now unleashed upon the Hudson Valley, James Hearne is one of the more dynamic performers working today. Years in the rock and roll world have created a charismatic presence, as comfortable alone on a stage as in front of a full band; a lifetime of music immersion make him as able with a lyric as with a melody.  "The only rock and roll I heard until I was 10 was The Beatles; otherwise, it was classical, and Golden-Age American songwriters: Gershwin, Berlin, Cole Porter... It gave me a soft [...]