James BRADY® Cudmore ... is a dynamic Entertainer: Singer/Songwriter/Actor /Dancer/Graphic Artist/Musician- Guitar, Keys, Drums. Brady has a wonderful team of over 10 record and music video producers/writers all helping him to realize his dream of becoming a pop performer for the next generation. Brady has performed on countless stages in his native country of Canada and in many locations in America.
He is based in the NYC/Jersey City area and has already performed in Carnegie Hall, The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Disney, Off- Broadway, teen events for 10,000, on an Aircraft Carrier Flight deck on National Radio, on TV Shows and even in the "Hall Of Heroes" in the PENTAGON! The United States Government has officially registered his name as simply "BRADY®"!
In 2017 Brady created the “Brady’s World” concept, which incorporates ALL of his unique talents. He is kind of like a self-contained variety show where he writes scripts, composes the songs he sings, is the “house band”, Emcees the show where he is a dancer and a variety of self-created characters, he is also a digital illustrator and draws cartoon characters and he actually has even recorded voices for cartoons!
Brady is currently working on his fifth studio album name TBD. Julio Fernandez of the four time Grammy Awarded "Spyro Gyra" is working with him and many other distinguished musicians and producers. He records in some of the best studios in NYC where many stars like Madonna, KISS, Billy Joel, ELO, Jay-Z, Nick Jonas, Alicia Keys, Sam Smith, Mick Jagger, and more have made their hits. Brady will be featured in a production of “ROCK OF AGES” in May 2017, in a new production of “Find The Golden Bird” and a more expansive “Labyrinth Dance Theater show in the summer of 2017. One World Artists, LLC is developing a NextGen Stars® Feature Documentary “DETERMINATION: This Is Brady” and a new open mic TV show series “BRADY LIVE- NYC” (Miami, Toronto, London, Paris, Tokyo, etc.)
Brady had his NYC acting debut in the Spring of 2010 for a video series produced by Kevin Berttoti for a major NYC publishing firm. Brady has since starred in lead roles in "Find The Golden Bird", "The Dreaming", "Honestly Abe" in New York City. Brady is a host for the NextGen Stars® TV Show in development. Brady has hosted the new “CLUB URBO" in Times Square we he met one of the top DJ's in NYC: Annie Sollange. In December 2015 Brady recorded Background Vocals and Drums in her version of Justin Bieber's smash hit "I'm Sorry", then Brady acted in the music video that is now climbing the charts. Brady also voiced two characters for the "MAD SCREEN BOX" Video Game: TAXI & MAD CAT, for the world's first Ultra HD 4K Video Game Network.
The Buffalo News called Brady a "Teen Sensation", The Jersey Journal honored him with the title "Guitar Hero" (he wrote & performed a song about animal rights), the Hudson Reporter used the title "Local Pop Sensation". Broadway World has featured Brady many times and has titled Brady an “International Pop Star”. Brady works very hard at his craft but what is most important is his humble and vivacious personality.
Brady was born and raised in a farm community in Prince Edward Island, Canada, near "Charlottetown". His home is surrounded by potato fields. He came to NYC in a small van with 5 other students for a senior H.S. trip and met Prof. David Musial (and several students from Stevens Institute of Technology) at the Audio Engineering Convention (AES). The other students went to visit the Statue of Liberty. Brady was determined to find a "record producer" and get a recording contract. He did. Now Brady has many, he was signed to One World Artists Management, Productions and Publishing as well as to Smart Trax® live Show, Inc and Smart Trax® Media, LLC, all based in the NYC/Jersey. His producer team include Steve Clark who is multi-platinum in Europe, Frank Serafine in Hollywood who was the sound designer for Addams Family, Baywatch, Tron, Star Trek I, II, III, Marvels' Ironman, and many more, (who "ordered" Musial to sign Brady when he heard him sing at AES, Bill Lewis in Florida, Martin Barrett in Toronto, Kevin Bertotti & Rob Harari in Hoboken, several in NYC and even Carlos Alomar (who has over 30 Gold & Platinum records, and who co-wrote the song "Fame" with John Lennon & David Bowie as well as songs with Mick Jagger, and many other amazing pop icons). Carlos recorded a new version of Bowie's song "Let's Dance" with Brady and he then performed it on stage for 5,000 fans in Buffalo! Carlos was hired by One World to teach Brady how to play the guitar!
Brady released his first album "Brady" in 2008. There were Emmy Award winning producers and Grammy Award winning Musicians. Brady released his second album "Friends Like You" in 2010. Brady released his third album "This Is Brady" 2012, his third "This Is Brady" in 2013 and his fourth album "Make Love Music" in 2014.
Brady performed at an iTeen Buffalo fest for 10,000 people in the Western New York/Niagara Falls area. Cudmore has several music videos, lots of video "blogs" and has done shows all over North America including three in Disney for D.A.R.E. International and one in the "Hall of Heroes" in the PENTAGON! The Jersey City Board of Education often called on Brady to lend his musical talents in shows for 500 to a 1,000 students at a time. Brady has been featured on a variety of TV shows including ABC TV and also on pop radio stations. Turner Broadcasting in Hollywood asked to use a clip of Brady "Live" at the Pentagon. Brady sang the national anthem for over 5,000 people across from Madison Square Garden live on National TV in the Spring of 2010 and also at the National Convention for the United States Drug Enforcement Agency in October 2010 across from the Pentagon!
The "Music Producer" international software company based in Miami, endorses Brady as their "Teen Ambassador" as does the "Kirstin Brooks "HopeLine.com" North American charity for suicide prevention (1-800- SUICIDE). They use Brady's compassionate ballad "Today Is The Day" to help raise funds for their counselors. (The music video for this song of hope was shot in Jersey City and Hoboken.) Brady is has worked with Bob Luke, an acting manager who is the founder of "South of Broadway" in NYC. He has assisted the careers of TV personalities like Bill Cosby (thinking he was a good human), Whoopie Goldberg, Sarah Michelle Gellar (Buffy) and many more.
Brady performed at the National Headquarters for the United States Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration 25th "Red Ribbon Rally" convention, across from the Pentagon on 10/19/10. In November 2010 he was selected out of 585 amazing actors, to be the "Cool Ranch Dude" in a Doritos contest TV Commercial in NYC for the Super Bowl.
Prepared by David Musial, Manager
March 16, 2017