Reuben James is a singer, songwriter and pianist, best known for his ongoing collaborations with Sam Smith. Reuben co-wrote the title track from Smith’s most recent album “The Thrill of it All”, as well as the song “Him”.
Reuben has played piano since the age of 3 and won a scholarship to the prestigious Trinity College of Music in London, before going on to be named Rising Star at the 2014 British Jazz Awards.
Raised on an eclectic mix of jazz, gospel, hip hop and classical music, Reuben’s confident, flowing approach belies his years.
Reuben signed with Warner/Chappell in 2018 and has since been working on his own material, exploring the boundaries between jazz and pop. Reuben has been collaborating with artists such as Honne, Pnau, Tom Misch, Bruno Major, Callum Scott, Disclosure, Col3trane, Hiraku Utada and Tori Kelly.
In 2019 Reuben Released his Debut EP ‘Adore’ and performed his first solo live shows, supporting Alicia Keys at the Dubai Jazz Festival and Kamasi Washington on his uk tour.