James Genus

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Birthday
20, 1966
Birthplace
Virginia
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
20, 1966 (age 54)
Birthplace
Virginia

About

Jazz bassist known for his work with the Saturday Night Live Band. He performed with such renowned musicians and bands as Benny Golson, Chick Corea, and Daft Punk.

Before Fame

Before moving to New York City to further his music career, he studied at Virginia Commonwealth University and played bass at the Busch Gardens theme park in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Trivia

He played with the band Out of the Blue in the late 1980s.

Family Life

He grew up in Hampton, Virginia and spent his childhood playing the guitar and bass.

Associated With

He performed with jazz guitarist Pat Martino on a 1998 album entitled Stone Blue.