Hayden James is a multi-instrumentalist born in Northwest Ohio. He fluently plays guitar, bass guitar, piano/keyboards, drums, percussion, mandolin, ukulele, harmonica and sings. He moved to Nashville, TN in 1994 where he spent nearly 22 years living and working full time as a musician.
Hayden has written, worked and played with some of the best in the business including legendary songwriter Mark Anthony Warner (Alice Cooper, Kiss, The Runaways), Grammy Award Winning songwriter Duane Hitchings (Cactus, Rod Stewart), Grammy Award Winning songwriter Bobby Boyd (God Bless the Broken Road, In Pictures), Dave Marshall (Fionna, Vince Neil Band, Slaughter, Michael Jackson), Jeff LaBar (Cinderella), Eric Brittingham (Cinderella), Kenny Olson (Kid Rock), Kurt Pietro (Skinny Molly, Blackfoot), Clinton Gregory, JC Jones and many more.
Hayden is currently residing in Northwest Ohio writing, recording and performing as a One Man Band. He also plays bass guitar with an all original Rock trio called "Somewhere In Athens".