Co-Founder & Director
James is an artist manager with over 30 years of experience in the industry. He founded Hazard Chase Limited in 1990 and is now the Managing Director of James Brown Management.
He was Chairman of the International Artist Managers' Association from 2003-2005 and in 2007 he became an Honorary Member of the Royal College of Music. In 2012 he was made an Honorary Life Member of the International Artist Managers' Association and won the Association of British Orchestras/Rhinegold Publishing award for Artist Manager of the Year.
James has worked on projects with a wide variety of artists including Michael Nyman, Elvis Costello, Carl Davis, Jocelyn Pook, Eddi Reader and Guy Barker, on events featuring amongst others Sting, Michael McIntyre, Sir Michael Parkinson and Vanessa Redgrave, and represented multi-award winning classical artists such as Alpesh Chauhan OBE, Benjamin Grosvenor, Julian Bream and The Tallis Scholars.
He is former Chairman of the record label Orchid Classics and is a partner in the newly established label Blue Cloud Music.