Biography

James Spraggins II, affectionately known as PJ, is a drummer, composer and producer. PJ developed a love for music at an early age in the church while growing up in Bessemer, Alabama. He received a music scholarship to Alabama State University and graduated with a degree in Broadcast Communications.  During his musical career as a professional drummer PJ has performed with some of the greatest musicians & entertainers all over the world like Stevie Wonder, Roy Ayers, Martha Reeves, Randy Owen (from country group Alabama), jazz saxophonist Kirk Whalum, Marcus Miller, Peabo Bryson, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Kim Scott, Alex Bugnon, Jeff Kashiwa, jazz guitarist Eric Essix, Frank McComb, Byron Cage, Dorenda Clark, Kurt Carr, & vocalist extraordinaire Tracy Hamlin (formerly of Pieces of A Dream) to name a few.  In 2009 PJ did his first artist collaboration with Tracy Hamlin and co-wrote the title track of her second CD, "Better Days", which went on to reach the top of the R&B charts in the UK later that year.
PJ is also an accomplished artist in his own right having released three self-produced albums including:  The Light of Day (2006), Pure Logic (2012), & his most recent album Time to Heal (2015).  More to come!