Rikki St. James
Rikki St. James
play records on her turntable and play guitar, was always in her room singing with her
, she started taking paino lessons at a young age,
and was classically trained. She t
hen on to want to learn more about chord structuring song writing so she took lessons
from joanne pepitone,https://www.facebook.com/joanne.pepitone?fref=ts who is now
a top female producer/writer.
She then went on to start writing her own music at the age of 12.She use to sing with her family jute box in
. Starting as a background singer went on to sing and play keyboard in the Baltimore and Washington area, with Niel Herman ,who later became BME's very own staff writer. was recording with such names as Ken Mazur http://home.earthlink.net/~kenmazur/ and drummer Rick Frank, http://www.discogs.com/artist/397797-Rick-Frankand playing with the greats such as sax player Stanley Bronstein ,during this time she got asked to co star on a record with http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victor_Colicchio she also got to do a recording with Ronnie Spector on a tune called "out of the rain "http://ronrogersmusic.com/Female-Artists.php as a back up singer, while living on Long ISland she got involved in in helping demo ashia's # 1 dance hit "all night passion" written by Rick Tarbox. During this time her recordings with Ze records were playing across the country which landed her a dance hit titled YAYA. under the name rikki st james which name developed since the age of 14.distributed by Island records, also on https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/n.y.c.-lost-found-2/id530227710,,,. And a Elvis tribute album Using the name Rikki page on the record for collichio,
May 2015 released house banger "without love" on turbo records and in the U k on LW. Records presently working with tarbox,http://www.discogs.com/artist/160062-Rick-Tarbox and a few other artists. And other artists.