James R Newell
Vocal Stylist - Entertainer

Newell & Sorrells
Personal Coaching
Music Lessons

Fine Entertainment

James Newell is a talented vocal stylist and guitarist who provides high quality, professional entertainment for events and functions throughout the Myrtle Beach area. James specializes in smokey jazz vocals that have a relaxing, bluesy edge. From jazz standards to classic popular music, James will adapt his repertoire to fit your needs. James' resonant, heartfelt vocals, backed by his confident, evocative guitar style will provide just the right atmosphere for your event or party. James can also provide, duo, trio, or larger musical configurations to meet your entertainment needs. With over 40 years in the entertainment business, you can trust James to provide just the right musical compliment for your event. Along with his musical partner, boogie woogie piano master Mark Sorrells, for over 16 years Newell & Sorrells performed some of the best blues, jazz, and New Orleans style music in Nashville, TN. Browse the links to the left to find sound samples, videos, song lists and more. James has recently relocated to Myrtle Beach, SC.

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Newell & Sorrells "Rip it Up" in Nashville, TN.

Click the video link at the top left to view more Newell and Sorrells videos.

Click the links below for audio samples:

Saturday Night Fish Fry

I Hear You Knockin'

Weeping Willow Blues


Do You Know What it Means to Miss New Orleans  


I Can't Afford To Do It



Click here to see a partial list of James' repertoire.