James A Williams is a young and very gifted piano player, who wows his listeners with his musical talents. James has the ability to play by ear and is self taught. His debut album – A Moment With The Classics, features Fantasie Impromptu which has become his trade mark.

In November 2011 James auditioned for America's Got Talent in addition to performing for various local charities. He has also played at the Tampa Yacht Club, The Tampa Palms Golf and Country Club and for Temple Grandin at the CARD annual conference in Orlando.

James is available for bookings and would love to make your special event an inspirational one – please contact us today at AMomentWithTheClassics@gmail.com. All that remains is to hear him play …

Spotlight On Talent

​Video of James winning performance at the 2014 "Spotlight on Talent" competition held at Wesley Chapel High School, organized by the Heritage Arts.
James was one of the first stories for the video pilot feature of the Resident Magazine (Wesley Chapel & New Tampa).  Click on image below - full version is on their website.​

Upcoming events

Join us for one or more of James many events - enjoy great music and awesome company, with your friends and family and support some worthy causes!  See details below and James Facebook page for more info - spread the word!

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A Christmas Prelude

​A Moment With The Classics proudly presents the sounds of the Christmas season introducing music by David Hicken performed by James A Williams, and featuring some of the top performances from the Tampa Bay Talent Showcase!  Click on image for more info ...

Event Sponsors


Emcee - Kinchelle Green

Special Mentions

Sue & Mike Prenderville

UGET Body Butters - Lorna Wilson
Tampa Bay Gospel News - Jorad Holmes


Caketastic - Anastasia McGee
Alison Bailey 

Patience Smith
Cheryl Ann Ferg - Discover Music
Miriam Cook
Norma Anderson
Damaris Rios
Jennifer Pleasant
Mary Kay - Keisha Marie Douglas
Iris Hayes
Audrey Tokach
Natural Radiance - Shana Anderson
Ashley Shaw
Stephanie Williams
Pam's Decors - Pam Jiles

Symphony In Lights

Avalon Aglow

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Latest News

Breaking News - James has been recognized as a VSA Florida Young Soloist Winner for 2016 for his outstanding musicianship.  As a longtime partner with the Florida Orchestra, VSA Florida has invited him to showcase his talents by participating in a pre-concert performance at Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg this upcoming October 2016.  More details to follow! In addition, he has automatically been entered for the International VSA Young Soloist Program which will be adjudicated in April 2016.

In order to attend college and obtain the music/performance degree he seeks, James is appealing for donations and sponsorship's to assist in his goals.  Please join with him in his aspirations and lend your support in any way you are able.  To make a donation feel free to go to his donation page and click on the link.  Thank you so very much!

James was featured on the front page of the Laker News in April highlighting his God given talents and his success in overcoming adversity through his music. The full interview, can be found in the link below.

James was featured in the LOLA (Land O Lakes and Lutz Area) Publication in March 2012 in preparation for his Evening With the Classics event on St Patrick's Day.

The full story can be found on page 16 below.
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​​James performing at the at the Henry Plant History Museum in Tampa back in April.


James was interviewed on local radio station, The World of Laurie Zook. Click above link to hear the full podcast.