James Raymond 2018-03-19T20:23:37+00:00


Keyboardist/Singer, David Crosby & Friends

“Earthworks mics have the detail and clarity I need in the studio and on stage. I have never heard my instruments sound this REAL!!!! AMAZING.”

An accomplished musician, songwriter and composer, James most recently produced and wrote songs for David Crosby’s new solo record ‘Skytrails’, scored the feature film ‘ My Name Is Myeisha’ and with Crosby co-wrote the song ‘Home Free’ for the independent film ‘Little Pink House’. James has toured with CSN, David Crosby, Oleta Adams, Take 6, Giorgia, Ronnie Laws and others.

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Q&A with James

Q: How long have you been using Earthworks products?

A: Ten years or so…

Q: What Earthworks products are you using?

A: The PianoMic system.

Q: Favorite Earthworks product?

A: That one!

Q: What is your favorite thing about Earthworks products and their performance?

A: In live situations and in the studio I get a very pristine real world piano sound with just the right transients and tone present across the full range of the piano.

Q: Best tip for using Earthworks?

A: Each piano has a different sweet spot that the PianoMic system will work best in. You have to experiment.

Q: Career highlights?

A: Conducting the Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra for their program with Crosby Stills & Nash. Working closely with Wynton Marsalis was the best master class ever.

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