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The New Music Scene Reunion Jamboree Sat. Aug. 19th, 2017 7:00-11:30pm

Tuesday 8th August, 2017

The New Music Scene was at the genesis of a vibrant scene in So. Cal. Creativity, community, and collaboration resulted in countless records, tours, song credits, TV/Film placements, and careers in the process. We are all gathering together again for … Continue reading


NAMM Show Performance – The Hilton Hotel Stage, Saturday, Jan. 23rd, 2016 2:00pm

Wednesday 13th January, 2016

JAMES GREY with Bob Hawkins on electric guitar 2016 WINTER NAMM SHOW, Anaheim, CA. The Hilton Hotel Stage, SATURDAY, JAN. 23rd, 2:00pm This is a public performance. NAMM trade show attendance is closed to the public. James Grey appearance courtesy of NAMM. Special … Continue reading


Looking back….in gratitude.

Tuesday 22nd December, 2015

Looking back at 2015 in word snapshots…. 2015: NAMM, MUSICARES BOB DYLAN SHOW, GRAMMYS, SONGS ON SPRING WB SHOWS, BALBOA BAY RESORT RESIDENCY THRU HALLOWEEN, SONGS PLACED WITH THEME PUBLISHING CO’S., BECAME A PUBLISHED BLOGGER, GUEST SPEAKER AT NYC’S GRATITUDE … Continue reading


Gratitude and Trust #140 Conference, June 24th, 2015, 92Y, NYC

Tuesday 7th July, 2015

It was an honor and a privilege to be invited to the Big Apple to speak at the 1st annual Gratitude and Trust #140 Conference. Formatted similar to TEDTalks conferences, I was treated to a full day of insightful and … Continue reading


A summer in Newport….

Tuesday 7th July, 2015

Private duo performances throughout the summer and fall season to the members of the acclaimed Balboa Bay Club & Resort. From Memorial Day until late October the Yachts will be at our backs, friendly people around us, and baby blue skies above. If … Continue reading


The Grammy Awards, Sunday, Feb. 8th, 2015

Tuesday 17th February, 2015

The highlight of the pre-telecast Premiere Awards was when 20 Feet From Stardom won as the year’s best documentary. The Director lost his battle to cancer as he was finishing the credits to this amazing cinematic capture of the industry’s … Continue reading


Musicare’s Person of the Year: Bob Dylan, Friday Feb. 6th, 2015

Tuesday 17th February, 2015

Being on the production team for another year of the Musicare’s Person of the Year event is always an honor and a privilege. But this year took amazing to another level. That’s the hardest of the hard to do, because … Continue reading


It’s the season….

Thursday 11th December, 2014

After ending a three season long residency of shows, the fall began a season of songwriting and recording for various projects. We are excited for what songs will be born in 2015. More details soon. This second half of December … Continue reading


The Songwriting Master Class with Paul Williams

Saturday 20th September, 2014

8.25.14: The Youth Cultural Arts Foundation (YCAF) presented Paul Williams to a packed house of youth passioned in the arts from all over California. I was honored to be Paul’s invited guest to panel and perform with Paul and Grammy … Continue reading


“The Journey Of A Song 60’s and 70’s” book release event Thursday 7-10-14 7:30-10PM

Friday 4th July, 2014

“The Journey Of A Song 60’s and 70’s” book release event and “In The Round” performance by James Grey, Warren Sellers, and Kevin Fisher. Warren Sellers celebrates the published release of his first book for lovers of song. Intimate meet … Continue reading


BILLY BEATS CANCER CONCERT!

Monday 31st March, 2014


BILLY BLOCK BENEFIT at MI Concert Hall Thursday 4.10.14

Saturday 22nd March, 2014

Billy Block’s tireless effort, skill, and generosity was largely responsible for creating a thriving music community in every major music city. Currently based in Nashville, TN, Billy’s weekly radio shows, showcases, and concert promotions have launched many of the star … Continue reading


Done. Done. Done. And done…

Wednesday 1st January, 2014

>Smiled with my sweetheart as we watched the last sunset of 2013. Watched the ball drop, then saw fireworks light up the night as candle lamps rose up in the forefront. >Began the new year with my traditional pier walk … Continue reading


LIVE ON LAGUNA KX 93.5FM ON FRI. 12/20 @ 3:30PM PST

Sunday 15th December, 2013

Joining Andrea Hamilton on KX93.5fm DJ Mookie’s drive time show on Fri. Dec. 20th 3:30pm pst. DJ Mookie chats with us and we perform “Waiting For Christmas Morn” from her acclaimed holiday CD ” Let There Be Light”. Tune in … Continue reading


“Waiting For Christmas Morn” on Andrea Hamilton’s holiday release ” Let Your Heart Be Light”

Wednesday 27th November, 2013

The Grey/Hamilton penned “Waiting For Christmas Morn” is featured on Andrea Hamilton’s new holiday CD “Let Your Heart Be Light”. The critically acclaimed songbird’s mix of originals and time tested favorites, treated as only she can, is available on iTunes … Continue reading


ASCAP 2013 LOVEFEST

Tuesday 17th September, 2013

Another great hang last night at the annual ASCAP “Lovefest” songwriter’s gathering. It seems every year nets new friends and collaborators. Last year brought three new tracks and a few more songs. This year’s highlight was meeting the financial folks … Continue reading


THE FINAL TUESDAY NIGHT AT LAGUNA’S MARINE ROOM

Tuesday 6th August, 2013

They paved paradise and put up a parking lot….Last Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 marked the last Laguna Songwriter’s Showcase at the famous town’s beloved Marine Room Tavern. After the Tavern’s change of ownership last fall, the promise was to not … Continue reading


*** PAY IT FORWARD ALERT ***

Monday 13th May, 2013

** PAY IT FORWARD ALERT ** PAY IT FORWARD ALERT ** TO: ALL PAY IT FORWARD FANS FROM: JAMES GREY SUBJ: PAY IT FORWARD OPPORTUNITY ALERT TARGET: DANIEL ARONSOHN / AJ’s COMFORT ZONE THE BACK STORY: In early 2013 my … Continue reading


ASCAP “I CREATE MUSIC!” EXPO

Wednesday 3rd April, 2013

The 2013 “I Create Music!” ASCAP Expo is coming April 18th – 20th at the Loew’s Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles. This year’s keynote speakers are Steven Tyler, Lionel Richie, Ne-Yo, and many more. What I value most about the Expo … Continue reading


NEW SONGS

Wednesday 3rd April, 2013

NEW SONGS – The month of March was busy penning new songs and recording. Recording: A boy band pop song called “I Like Your Friend” featuring the talented Tyler Shamy and produced by Jack Elliot has gotten their AR champions … Continue reading


2013 Grammy Awards Sunday, 2/10/13

Monday 18th February, 2013

The first thing I appreciated was there were no glaring mess-ups technically. I know….that seems small, but man, in the past those production issues clouded my enjoyment of the evening. Rather then going into all the detail – my favorite … Continue reading


Reflections on the MusiCare’s 2013 person of the year Bruce Springsteen tribute Friday, 2/8/13

Monday 18th February, 2013

17 albums, 20 Grammys, 1 Oscar….so far. The night was star studded from wall to wall. From Jason Mraz , Jimmy Web, Tom Brokaw, to every head of every record label, to ( fill in almost every major recording star … Continue reading


2013 WINTER NAMM SHOW 1/24 – 1/27, ANAHEIM CONVENTION CNT., ANAHEIM, CA

Sunday 20th January, 2013

The 2013 Winter NAMM Show is rollin’ into Anaheim, Ca this Thursday, 1/24 thru Sunday, 1/27. Special thanks to The Recording Academy, Taylor Guitars, D’Addario & Co., Digitech, and LR Baggs for having me!


JOHN BRAHENY 1938-2013

Sunday 20th January, 2013

John Braheny – songwriter, founder of L.A.S.S., best selling author, mentor, coach, consultant, and champion of every songwriter, died on Saturday, 1/19/13. Please read more about John’s life from Dan Kimpel here ( https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151242840510735&set=o.117748635063373&type=1&theater ). John touched my songwriting life … Continue reading


TYRONE WELLS “THIS LOVE” ALBUM NAMED iTunes BEST OF 2012

Thursday 20th December, 2012

Tyrone Well’s “This Love” gets iTunes best Of 2012 nod! We are proud and happy! Thank you for everyone who has embraced this latest outing which includes three songs penned by Grey/Wells on it. Word is many of the tracks … Continue reading


KX 93.5FM INTERVIEW ON TUES. 12/4/12 @ 4PM

Wednesday 28th November, 2012

KX 93.5FM’s afternoon D.J. Marc “Mookie” Kaczor has invited James to visit Laguna Beach’s newest radio station on Tuesday, 12/4/12 at 4pm. They look forward to playing current and past tracks from James’ song catalogue, talk about upcoming projects and … Continue reading


3 SONGS ON TYRONE WELL’S “…THIS LOVE” – 12/11/12 RELEASE

Monday 26th November, 2012

Tyrone Well’s much anticipated “…This Love” album will hit the streets on 12/11/12! The buzz from the ears that know feel this is his best yet, and that’s saying a lot given his track record so far! Two Grey/Wells penned … Continue reading


SOLO AT THE LAGUNA SONGWRITER’S SHOWCASE TUES. 10-16-12 8PM

Monday 15th October, 2012

Beth Fichet-Wood hosts the evening at Laguna’s favorite venue- The Marine Room. Beth opens up the evening at 8pm with her always amazing artistry. Then myself, my good friend and great singer/songwriter Tim Moyer, and Jennifer Watts w/ Morgan and … Continue reading


LOVEFEST 2012

Tuesday 25th September, 2012

Multitudes of ASCAP songsmiths gathered at a large private location to hang out, eat some great food, and compare notes with peers. From the writers of yesterday and today’s biggest hits, to the up and comers – all felt as … Continue reading


James Grey at the NSAI “In The Round” Thursday, Sept. 13th

Monday 10th September, 2012

Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) Los Angeles Chapter’s Songwriter Showcase with host Warren Sellers at the Cahuenga General Store (aka Hallenbeck’s) this Thursday, Sept. 13th @ 8pm. James will join Warren and Kevin Fisher in a “In The Round” Nashville … Continue reading


THIS MANY NUMBERS!

Saturday 1st September, 2012

Thanks SO much for spreading the word on the new site, and helping to bolster our database! We have exciting stuff coming in the next few months, and want to get the word out to as many of you as … Continue reading


IT’S NEW! HELLO! COME ON IN!

Monday 20th August, 2012

Welcome to the new web site! Please join the mailing list, repost on your social media sites, and ask a friend or ten to do the same. Many exciting things are going to be announced as we head into the … Continue reading




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