James Hogan is an artist who is regarded highly by his peers and is in constant demand as a touring sideman, studio musician and educator. Hogan is admired world wide for his musicality, his soulfulness and his rare ability to play authentically in virtually any style of music. This versatility is evident on Hogan’s top-selling 2004 release TRUE DIVERSITY.

True Diversity is also available on iTunes!!!

James’ superb musicianship and professionalism have landed him gigs with some of the top artists in the music business.

James Hogan has recorded and/or performed onstage with:

• Bunky Green
• David Sanborn
• Bob Mintzer
• Dave Brubeck
• Arturo Sandoval

Chris Potter
• Bobby Shew
Paul Williams
• Brent Mason
• David Grissom
• Frank Gambale
• Eric Marienthal
• Mitchell Forman

Mike Miller
• Alex Acuna

• Kirk Covington
• Bill Prince
• Adam Nitti
• Lynn Roberts
• Bob Alberti
• Neil Sedaka
• Dave Steinmeyer
• Chaka Khan
• Enrique Iglesias

Patti LaBelle
• Kurt Elling
• Jane Monheit

Idina Menzel
• Bernadette Peters
Jennifer Holliday
• The Manhattans
The Drifters
The Coasters
• Al Jorgensen
• Chuck Schuldiner
• Matt Mercado
• Buddy Miles
• Les DeMerle
• Left For Dead
• Barry Greene
• Terry Syrek
• Dave Martone
• Tobias Ralph
• Wynonna Judd
• The Jacksonville Symphony

The Florida Orchestra
• The Savannah Symphony
• The Naples Symphony
• Broadway productions of Little Shop Of Horrors, The Best Little Whore House In Texas, Grease, Godspell, among others.

James has recorded on 100’s of studio sessions and performed on thousands of club dates. He has performed in such venues as:

• The Hollywood Bowl
• The North Sea Jazz Festival

Van's Warped Tour
• The Bath Guitar Festival
• The Jacksonville Jazz Festival
• The Clearwater Jazz Festival

The Savannah Jazz Festival
The New Orleans Jazz Festival
• Univision (Sabado Gigante)
• Sunfest
• Super Bowl XXXIX

MTV's "Beach House"

In addition to a successful performance career, James Hogan is also a renowned Music Educator. James was a Senior Faculty Instructor at The National Guitar Workshop's Florida, Connecticut, Nashville, Washington D.C. and SUNY Purchase campuses from 1998-2012. Currently, James Hogan is an Adjunct Professor of Guitar at The University Of North Florida and at Florida State College in Jacksonville, FL where he has been on staff since 2000. Additionally, Hogan teaches seminars across the U.S. and abroad each year and has articles published in Guitar Player, Premier Guitar & Riff magazines. James is a top instructor, featured performer and "Master Mentor" at the annual Crown Guitar Festival in Big Fork, Montana. James Hogan's multiple Guitar Instructional courses are available through

James Hogan holds a Bachelor's Degree in Jazz Performance (Summa Cum Laude) from the highly acclaimed University Of North Florida Jazz Performance program where he was a Collegiate Downbeat Award winner, full scholarship recipient and private student of jazz legend Bunky Green, renowned pianist Kevin Bales & jazz guitar virtuoso Barry Greene. (2000)  

James offers private guitar instruction to students in the Jacksonville, FL area. In addition, James offers online lessons via skype/facetime to students abroad and records sessions for clients at his home studio! 

For Booking, Session & Lesson information contact James directly:

James proudly endorses: Parker Guitars, Daddario Strings and Xotic Effects