Christopher James BA ’80


Christopher James BA ʼ80 is a composer, musician, and producer. In early 2020, Val Gardena, his current musical project, released its latest album, “Across the Divide.” James has released four albums with Val Gardena in the past five years.


Christopher James BA ’80 is a musician, composer, and producer. His third solo album, Grace from Persistence, was released in April 2019. Recorded over several months in Portland and New York City, it features more than 30 musicians. James’ music reflects a mix of genres, from jazz to classical to pop.