Born in New York, Ross James is a guitarist, bassist, pedal-steel guitarist, and singer/songwriter currently residing in the Denver Area. Since 2012, Ross has been a regular collaborator with Phil Lesh, and has shared the stage with many greats including Bob Weir, John Scofield, Dave Schools, Warren Haynes, Jim James, Stanley Jordan, John Mayer, and more.
He has been a part of a wide array of musical projects ranging from folk, to rock and roll, to metal. Playing with Nicki Bluhm, Cass McCombs, as well as the band Earthless. He currently plays regularly with Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band and Scott Law & Ross James’ Cosmic Twang.