Fun Facts: Q & A w/Courtlyn James
Q: Who’s your All Time favorite Band?
Courtlyn: My favorite band is hands down, KISS
Q: Who’s your All Time favorite Singer?
Courtlyn: No doubt, Jim Morrison.
Q: Who’s your All Time favorite Musician?
Courtlyn: I really like Dave Grohl as an artist. I dig just about everything he does..
Q: Who/what would you say is your biggest musical influence?
Courtlyn: Kid Rock. He is able to maintain multi-generational audiences while he produces multi-genre bodies of work. So talented.
Q: Who is your favorite music teacher?
Courtlyn: The best teacher I have ever worked with was my keyboard instructor George Mack. He is the grow up version of me in every way, so he knew just how to push me.
Q: What is your best “music” memory so far?
Courtlyn: Definitely my trip to NAAM 2014. I freaking got to hang out with John Moyer, Kerry King, Brent Hinds, AJ/Omar Vallejo, Cosmic Wolf, Roscoe Beck, and Kyle Gass.
Q: Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
Courtlyn: Doing the same things as now, only more people will know me!
Q: What is your favorite non-music related hobby?
Q What is your #1 item on your music Bucket List?
Courtlyn: Fill In for Tommy Thayer with KISS.
Q: What advice would you give to other young musicians?
Courtlyn: Success is when preparation meets opportunity… Always be prepared!