James Hauptmann

James Hauptmann


James plays:

“Bang! I Absolute love the sound of Yamaha drums they feel amazing to play and I always feel very relaxed and comfortable sitting behind them.”

James Hauptmann is one of Australia’s most in demand Jazz drummers who has also made a name for himself touring and recording with the high energy ARIA award winning band Bluejuice. James has also shared the stage with Katie Noonan, James Morrison, Mark Isaacs, James Muller and Steve Hunter as well as contributing his unique playing to numerous recordings in a wide variety of genres.

Recent performance highlights are the 2012 Big Day Out tour with Bluejuice, 2012 Australia Celebrates with Katie Noonan & The Captains and New Years Eve with Bluejuice at the Pyramid Rock Festival. James has performed at most major Australian music festivals including Big Day Out Main Stage, Splendor in the Grass, Falls Festival, Southbound, Good Vibrations, JJJ One Night Stand, Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Grooving the Moo. James has toured internationally through the UK, Indonesia, China and the USA, which included a performance at The Viper room in LA.