James Cross - DJ and so much more

James Cross - DJ and so much more

James (DJ JC) is not your regular DJ. With thousands of hours of multi-instrumental on stage experience, and a deep knowledge of musical styles and resources to draw from, James is your go to performer for any event.

He is an experienced, versatile, and in-demand Perth based musician, who plays trombone, piano, and DJ's. Thousands of hours on stage talking to audiences with a microphone also means James is an experienced MC for any corporate event or wedding. He also composes and arranges music, and teaches instrumental music and music theory.

James has played and recorded with hundreds of artists including music legends Kate Ceberano, Drapht, Meg Mac, Tony Award winning Broadway star Faith Prince (NYC), Anthony Warlow (Phantom of the Opera), Fred Wesley (James Brown Band), The Cape Town Opera Company's "Voices of the Nation" choir, Sex on Toast, and Coin Banks, among many other local, national and international acts. James has also recorded live on ABC Radio multiple times from both the Perth Concert Hall and the State Theatre Centre, as well as appearing live on ABC TV, and Telethon.

James has toured extensively throughout Australia and the world, appearing at major festivals and venues, including gigs at Groovin' the Moo, the Melbourne Jazz Festival, Devenport Jazz Festival, Noosa Jazz Festival, Perth International Jazz Festival, Wollongong Folk Festival, Honk Oz Festival, Wave Rock Weekender, Ginz Nightclub Tokyo, Blue Jazz Singapore, No Black Tie Kuala Lumpur, Bennett's Lane Jazz Club, The Ellington Jazz Club, Perth Concert Hall, His Majesty's Theatre, The Regal Theatre, Crown Theatre Perth, Foundry 616, WA State Theatre Centre, The Astor Theatre, Capitol Nightclub, Suited New Years Day and Melbourne Cup events, Crown Ballroom, and the BMW Edge Theatre Melbourne, as well as almost every bar/club/pub in Perth!

Book DJ JC for your event today, and experience something different!


"Thank you so much!! You really made that party rock, we had an incredible time with sick tunes!!" - Cassandra (June 2018)

"Couldn't of asked for a more perfect DJ set. With James' extensive knowledge of the music industry being a musician and DJ he will know what is best suited for your event. Having a cocktial/aperitivo in a restaurant I was looking for laid back, upbeat R&B/Jazz mixes, and he succeeded with all customer, and management were very happy with his DJ set, and would recommend to all who wants a man who knows how to mix. We will be using him again!" - Harley (April 2018)

"James was definitely 5 star. Always so friendly and professional each time we emailed each other. He responds right away and offers suggestions to the many questions you may have about the flow of the evening. As well, he was very punctual and quick preparing all his set up. It's been a pleasure working with you! Thank you so much!" - Ana (May 2018)

“We hired James for our wedding on the 27th of October this year. Being quite a young couple we were wanting a DJ who would be in touch with our music tastes - he did perfectly on the night. The dancefloor was going all night until we got kicked out of the venue” – Lauren and Rhys

“I'm so happy we hired James for our wedding! He was easy to work with, supplied all the equipment, and kept the dance floor packed the whole night. Would definitely recommend James to anyone!” – Clare and Rob

“Best DJ for my 18th. James kept the dance floor full for 5 hours. He has top end equipment and is really great with all questions. Thank you so much James!” – Mitch

“James was the perfect choice for our wedding night! He was very professional and made our night special. Thanks James!” – Mitch and Holly

"James was the DJ at our wedding, and we had a great night! The dance floor was packed the whole time, and James was very accommodating and professional" – Jack and Amy

“A committed and passionate musician. I trust him musically and personally, having toured with him and hired him for recording sessions. James is also very much in demand with many other ensembles, of varying musical styles” – Dr Mace Francis

"So glad we hired James to DJ our wedding! Easy-going, professional, and talented!" – Lynne and Marcus

“A dedicated and focused musician” – Jeremy Grieg, WAAPA Lecturer and Musician

"It was handy to meet James before our big day and discuss what types of music we really liked as well as things like entrance songs for the bridal party. James made our night really special, I'd highly recommend him!" – Matt and Emma

“James always displayed maturity, responsibility, a high degree of professionalism, strong communication and interpersonal skills, and a passion for music” – Su-Lyn Chong, Director of Music at Hale School