Introducing James Gaylyn
JAMES GAYLYN Singer / Actor / Voice-over Artist / Screenwriter Music styles: Old-school soul, funk, pop, dance, smooth jazz.
James is an African American singer /actor who has lived and performed in New Zealand for many years.
As a recording artist, he was first signed with RCA Records in America, then with New Zealand based CBS Records, and later, Southside Records. He was a music producer, forming his own music label, until he quit the industry altogether to become a full-time actor. He has since appeared in several US films and TV series, and was nominated twice for ‘Most Promising Male Vocalist’ at the NZ Music Awards. Over the years, James has been the voice behind many popular TV and radio jingles. He was the voice of Burger King for three years running.
He has appeared in music shows and live concerts in New Zealand and Australia, and of course his home country of America, working alongside and supporting international recording artists and producers. Along with acting, James presently leads a music duo/trio, and performs regularly at venues and functions around Auckland and New Zealand as a whole.
James performs regularly with his duo partner Jason Herbert at Deep Creek Bar Browns Bay and Garrissons Public Bar Mt Wellington and many private and Corporate Events.