Steve Cooper talks with violinist Eliza James. Eliza has been a successful, working professional musician in Los Angeles since the age of 18. She has performed on multiple occasions at the Grammys, the American Music Awards, the Academy Awards, the Women in Film Awards, the BET Awards, American Idol, the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Hollywood Christmas Celebration At the Grove, the JC Penney Jam and the Sundance Film Festival. She is the featured solo violinist in Burt Bacharach and Paul Anka’s touring bands and has played the Playboy Jazz Festival, the Wrightgaarden Langesund Summer Festival (Norway), the Milano Jazz Festival, the North Sea Jazz Festivals (Rotterdam Holland and Curacao), the Tokyo Jazz Festival, the Montreal Pop Festival and the the Umbria Jazz Festival (Perugia Italy). She has also performed with Shakira, Nicki Minaj, John Legend, Pink, Daft Punk, Kanye West, P. Diddy, Googoosh, Roberta Flack, Harry Connick Jr, Bernadette Peters,Randy Travis, Billy Idol, 3 Doors Down, Andrea Bocelli, The Calling and many more.

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