Biography

        Freelancing in Los Angeles, entertaining with Princess

Cruises, and gigging in Minneapolis, Milwaukee native,

James Faherty is in demand as an outstanding and versatile

pianist.  James received his Bachelor’s in Music

Performance from the University of Minnesota and went on

to play with The Supremes, Johnny Thunder from The

Drifters, and The Official Blues Brothers Revue where he

had the privilege of performing with Paul Shaffer.

       He’s performed for top U.S. companies including 3M,

Disney, Wells Fargo, and many others.  Other notable

clients include the Minneapolis Golf Club, Hotel Sheraton

Los Angeles, and the Jonathan Santa Monica Beach Club.

Most recently, James performed for Vice President, Joe

Biden at a private fundraiser in Bel Air, CA, as well as private

events for Fox Studios and CBS Studios.  Whether it’s

playing solo piano at a party or being center stage in a

theatrical production show, James enjoys

playing all styles with all types of ensembles.