James Rohlehr, (pronounced Rolair) AKA ‘JIMBO RO’
James is jazz and funk guitarist with West Indian Roots. He is also a talented singer, songwriter, composer and producer.
James is originally from New York and is a graduate of City College of N.Y. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in music composition.
While at CCNY he studied with John Lewis of The Modern Jazz Quartet. James also studied composition at Lehman College with Nobel Prize winning composer John Corigliano.
His commitment to mastering the guitar led to receiving two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships. The first was with the phenomenal jazz guitarist, Jack Wilkins and the other with world renown classical guitarist Jorge Morel.