Brockton James is a California composer and recording artist specializing in Classical, Easy Listening, New Age, and World Music. As a talented multi-instrumentalist, he composes and records music to fit any mood or theme. "Rhythm in Solitude" is a moving upbeat track, and an example of his music that's often featured on nationally-syndicated radio, and in local and regional radio commercials. Brockton also excels in composing music and sound effects for live theatrical productions, and influences include Gustav Holst, Yanni, and others.
Brockton James's musical influences range from Classical composers to contemporary artists like John Tesh and Lorena McKennitt. He is well-versed in a variety of musical styles, having grown up listening to the likes of The Beatles, The Beach Boys, The Police, and the music of the 70's and 80's.
Brockton is an exciting addition to our site. His music could kick your productions up a notch or two in a variety of media projects.
Very different arrangement of a holiday classic! Features an orchestra with light hand percussion. Leads played by oboe, strings, flutes and clarinet. Very suitable for most holiday moods! Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Orch.
Sensational, dramatic version of a very popular holiday classic! Features an alto saxophone lead with a full orchestra accompaniment. Starts mellow, but the drama builds as the piece progresses. Will fit many holiday-themed moods where a touch of poignancy is required! Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Solos, Adolphe Adam
Originally a trad Swedish song about spring, this song has become associated with the holidays! This version is very light and a bit whimsical, with flutes, clarinet, acoustic guitars and hand perc. The last part of the song features the instruments in a "round" (like "Row, row, row, your boat"). Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Ensemble
Upbeat holiday original, featuring orchestra, piano, alto saxophone, guitars (electric and acoustic), bass, percussion and of course, bells! Suitable for many holiday-themed moods and any other celebratory mood the year-round! Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Experimental
Christmas classic, featuring a solo flute accompanied by piano (Fender Rhodes), acoustic guitar and stand-up bass. Very simple, peaceful and gentle arrangement suitable for many holiday backgrounds, documentaries, children's programming, websites, ecards, phone on-hold, etc. Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Solos
Beautiful Christmas/Holiday melody in the classic tradition! Full orchestra with bells, counter melodies and nice dynamics! Suitable for any holiday-inspired scene, or romance, peacefulness, dream sequence, etc. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Orch.
Very ethnic/folksy-sounding version of the popular holiday melody! Features accordion, guitars, mandolin, harmonicas, flutes, organ, blended with ethnic percussion! Very interesting, organic, "Earthy" sound textures, suitable for many holiday-related applications! Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas World
Unique version of a holiday standard! Blends elements of easy-listening and world. Features acoustic guitars, saxophone, flutes, piano, bass, orchestra and ethnic percussion. Suitable for most holiday moods, especially if a "unique" texture is required! Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas World, Felix Mendelssohn
Interesting version of a Christmas classic! Opens with a saxophone and flute, then bass, piano, harp and ethnic percussion are introduced! Has an unusual bridge with percussion, bass and short instrument passages! Suitable for many holiday moods or a scene requiring an out of the ordinary version! Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas World
Unique instrumental version of a Christmastime favorite! Every "item" in the song is represented musically, utilizing an orchestral or percussion instrument! The piece builds as every part is introduced. (The track preview begins about midway, so you can get a good feel for the song.), Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Experimental
This version of the Christmas classic features an alto saxophone accompanied by a light orchestra, ethnic percussion and bass. A bit jazzy in spots! Very suitable for a variety of holiday-related themes and moods! Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Solos
This is the melody most commonly used in Europe as the Christmas carol, "Away in a Manger." Very simple arrangement with flute and acoustic guitar. Suitable for any holiday mood requiring a very basic, beautiful, gentle rendition. Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Solos
Classic Christmas song, using the melody most commonly known in the US, although there are passages of the European version added to provide a medley feel! Very simple combo instrumentation with flute, guitar, vibes, viola, bass and drums. Suitable for any holiday mood requiring a light background. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Ensemble
One of the most popular Christmas melodies ever! This rather different version features acoustic guitar and harp, accompanied by East Indian tamburas, harmonium, and a light violin and viola. :60 edit. (Full track also available. Please contact me through AudioSparx and I'll make it available here.), Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas New Age
Old Scottish traditional drinking song, now mostly associated with New Year's Eve! Very organic, folksy version with acoustic guitars, piano, mandolin, harmonica, flute, bass and drums. Medium slow tempo, perfect for sing-along! Will fit most New Year's Eve or other celebratory moods! Instrumental, Folk, Drinking Songs
Excellent choice for paranormal investigation programming. Gentle, mysterious and haunting, this piece features light strings with a simple piano melody. Moaning spirits enhance the mood about a minute into the piece! Good background for any scene requiring mystery, intrigue or tense moments. Instrumental, Dangerous, Dark Music
Inspired by the music of Yanni, this upbeat orchestral track is further enhanced with synthesizer, drums and bass. Also has a nice ethnic-flavored bridge with hand drums. Suitable for a variety of happy/positive moods and scenes for film/TV. Also great for phone on-hold, restaurants, cafes, etc. Instrumental, New Age, Contemporary Instr
This piece mainly features African drums and percussion, however, there are short flute passages and a reed instrument in spots. Usable for general chase scenes, jungle chases, jungle hunts, tribal wars, "Survivor" style programming, documentaries, travel, etc. Instrumental, African, African Traditional
With a throbbing techno beat and a "cops and robbers" sounding bass line, this track would be a solid choice for any mystery and suspense application! A raging electric guitar gives the piece an even more intense, uneasy feel about half-way through! Instrumental, Electronic, Experimental
Easy-listening blend of a light orchestra, classical guitar and piano. Excellent for romantic moods, documentaries, travel, history, phone on-hold, department stores, restaurants, cafes, etc. Instrumental, New Age, Contemporary Instr
This mysterious, ominous sounding background texture has a gentle flow with a touch of "spaceyness." Perfect for sci-fi, planetary travel, space documentary or any mysterious or mystical background use! Instrumental, Electronic, Dark Ambient
Meandering comedic/novelty piece featuring an oboe, flute, banjo and various novelty percussion hits like boings and whistles. Great for cartoons, anything to do with kids, funny animal and people videos, comedic commercials, light-hearted documentary material, websites, etc. Instrumental, Comedy, Novelty Songs
Mid-tempo beat, with drums, bass, electric guitar riffs and brass stabs. Great for any project requiring a rap/hip-hop background. The musical elements are in 8-bar phrases, so it can be edited to taste! Instrumental, Hip Hop, Hip Hop Instrumental
Spacey background track, great for any science fiction mood! Would also work for any type of space-related documentary or drama, or even a dream sequence. Features synthesized pulsating sounds, blips, rises, shimmers and electronic percussion. Instrumental, Electronic, Psybient
Solo acoustic piano. Very jazzy/lounge sounding. Suitable for any type of lounge/up-scale bar background, documentary or history programming, or even radio/TV commercials. Instrumental, Jazz, Lounge Jazz
Suitable for suspense, horror, crime scene investigation, paranormal investigation, etc., this electronic beat has a heavy kick, arpeggiated blips and other spacey noises. Instrumental, Electronic, Progressive Electronic
Meditative soundscape/atmosphere, perfect for scenes involving landscapes, water, dreams, fantasy, etc. Also good for a variety of Sci-Fi applications, documentaries, space, health and healing! Instrumental, New Age, Atmospheres
Great ambient background track for Halloween or other horror/science fiction uses. This song is loaded with eerie sounds from evil fire to tormented spirits! The song evolves like a movie in your mind. A calm, 3-note bass line, an "in your face" drum kit, and suspenseful strings add to the emotion! Instrumental, Electronic, Psybient
Perfect for horror/sci-fi, this track features electronic "voices," drums and other elements designed to evoke mystery or a haunting. Great as a background for paranormal investigation or even crime scene investigation programming! Instrumental, Electronic, Experimental
This piece has a British pop sound, mainly featuring organs, in a similar style of the Doors. It's a bit cheesy and whimsical, and would fit any "Austin Powers" or "Pink Panther" type mood! Instrumental, Pop, Euro-Pop
Extreme close-up sound of a small air compressor. You can hear the start lever click, then the motor runs for :32 then it stops with the sound of an air release valve. The tone of the motor changes as the air builds pressure. Track can be used in a variety of industrial/machinery/garage scenes. Mechanical,
Disturbing, oscillating choir voices. Great for a paranormal investigation background, haunted house ambiance, bad dream sequence, a gateway to hell, Halloween commercial, etc. Horror & Halloween, Scary voices
Large drops of rain, drips, etc. falling on a corrugated tin patio roof. Not a heavy rain, but plenty of drops! Nice length suitable for any application or scene requiring rain on a metal-type surface. Water, Rain
Short segment of a breezy Autumn day. Mammals include a squirrel "chattering," and a few different varieties of birds can also be heard. Also, a yellow jacket buzzes around for a few seconds. Suitable for a short outdoor scene with wildlife, or a :30 commercial. Mammals,
Oh, oh... the robots were out in the rain again! Now they're shorting out, squealing, buzzing, bleeping, groaning, whistling... this could be the end! Good background for any type of electronic malfunctions. Not just robots, but a spaceship, laboratory, etc. Science Fiction, Robots
Fire spotter airplane making one circle overhead in a forested area. Agitated birds can also be heard, adding to the forest ambiance of the track! Very nice sounding flyover. Great for any type of wild land fire fighting scene, documentary, etc., or if just a general airplane flyover is needed. Aircraft,