James has been active in the Top 40s cover music scene since 2012, and currently plays acoustic sets at various entertainment venues in Singapore. He was also a sessionist for the debut EP launch of Singapore pop-rock band Suasion. Drawing on various genres such as pop-rock, progressive metal and blues among others, he blends these influences and brings them to The TENG Ensemble on both the electric and acoustic guitar, creating ambience and taking the occasional lead, adding more unique colours and a modern edge to the ensemble.

James graduated with a Diploma in Songwriting and Production from School Of Music And The Arts. Since late 2011, his YouTube channel “jrffite” has garnered over a million accumulative views.