James Cole

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When and where were you born?

a long long time ago in a galaxy far away…

When did you start to play?

I’ve been playing music from a very young age. Started with piano when I was about 4 and progressed to guitar when I was 15!!

Who are your influences?

David Gilmour, Nils Lofgren, Tom Paxton & Les Dawson

If you had to take one album to your desert island, what would it be and why?

Jackson Browne – The Pretender

What gear do you tour with?

I’m currently using Fractal Audio’s Axe FX 2 XL… A monster piece of kit and perfect for replicating the all the different guitar tones required for this show… Plus far too many guitars… far far too many!!!

One obscure interesting fact about yourself.

Im a professional racing driver who, when not playing with CRS races in the British Touring Car Championship.