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Meet Skillologist David James.
David James is a singer/songwriter/producer who is the front man and Co founder of the band Ndelible. He has produced for hip hop artist Trip Lee of reach records. He has also produced/written for Y’anna crawly and Indie artists J Baylor, Ari Lennox and Japhia Life. His band Ndelible is an Alternative/soul/hip hop band best known for their high energy shows and unique sound. The band was formed in 2006 when the front man (David James) connected with guitar player (Myron "Q dot" Mullon) and drummer (Ron B.) They draw from all types of musical influences, a fan once referred to the band as a cross between the foo fighters and the fugees.
There debut album "Time and Chance" is now available on itunes and most other online stores. CDbaby
says: "this album has a little bit of something for everyone. These guys know what they're doing and I can't wait to hear what they do next." They also call their first album *"a fascinating blend of soul, rock, hip hop and Latin music"*and compares them to *Prince, Outkast, and Dave Matthews Band*.
Ndelible, the group’s name which means permanent and enduring was given to the group by David’s father as encouragement that the band would be everlasting. The group has also played in numerous venues along the east coast, including DC's famed 930 Club, opening up for Common, Dwele, Kindred the family soul, Fertile Ground, Maroon 5's Pj Morton and Eric Roberson too name a few. Members have gigged at even more venues individually: The Birchmere, Blues Alley, and New Orleans' Superdome to name a few
David is currently working with Ndelible on there new album which is slated to be released in the spring of 2013. He is also working on his first solo project.
Mammoth is the latest mixtape from acclaimed alternative soul band, * Ndelible
. Hailing from the DMV (DC, MD, VA), the group's first album was rated 89/100 by okayplayer.com
. Mammoth features live interpretations of tracks from Kanye West, Dave Matthews Band, Coldplay, The Roots, and Abbey Lincoln.
Mammoth was released on 1.11.11 and can be streamed or downloaded for free
Tune in to hear David's Skillology-exclusive music performance and his personal insights on what it takes to pursue your passion.