James Ventola has been performing Jazz piano with the Nat Simpkins band since 2009 throughout the greater Boston area. Although a mere 23 years old, he has performed with some Jazz greats, including, Nat Simpkins, Charles Neville, Dave Zox, Danny Heath, Barry Reis, Jerry Sabatini, Henri Smith, and Joe Pino. He has performed at various venues including weddings, birthday parties, town fairs, graduation parties and restaurant/bar type environment as well as some large fundraisers. His style includes jazz standards with 60's, 70's and 80's pop tunes. James has a unique style of playing modern songs with a blues twist. He performs with a relaxed, cocktail hour feel which is perfect for small gatherings, restaurant performing and holiday parties. He also continues to perform with the Nat Simpkins Band.
Nat Simpkins (Sax),
Evan Perry (Guitar)