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Descarga is from the James Sanders & Conjunto album Evidencia, released in 2023 on Amadeo Records. Featuring James Sanders, violin; Leandro López Várady, piano; Luis Rosario, bongos/percussion; José Rendon, conga, Jean-Christophe Leroy, drums; José Porcyo, bass; Steve Eisen, flute.

"Dr. Love" - Original Music for Violin and Drums featuring Sarah Allen. Inspired by the great Indian violinist & composer Dr. L Subramaniam.

James Sanders & Conjunto: "Nardis" w/ Steve Eisen, José Rendon, José Porcayo, Jean-Christophe Leroy, Roel Trevino & Don Neale​​. Recorded live at Club Jacaranda, Chicago, 2003.

"Space Between" |  Original Music for Violin & Drums featuring drummer Ben "Jammin" Johnson, conguero José Rendon and original choreography by dancer KC Bevis.

Latin Flow is a James Sanders composition from the Conjunto album Evidencia  performed here by James and pianist Leandro López Várady. This session was recorded for the 2021 Havana Jazz Festival presented online by HotHouse Global.

James Sanders with Kahil El'Zabar's Ethnic Heritage Ensemble from the album ‘"Open Me, A Higher Consciousness of Sound and Spirit." Kahil El'Zabar - multi-percussion, voice; Corey Wilkes - trumpet, percussion; Alex Harding - baritone sax; James Sanders - violin, viola; Ishmael Ali - cello.

James Sanders' Blue Violin Quartet in the studio recording Miles Davis' Seven Steps to Heaven. James Sanders, violin; Kevin O'Connell, piano; George Fludas, drums; Stewart Miller, bass.

"Lily's Piano" written by James Sanders, performed by Dee Alexander's Evolution Ensemble in São Paulo, Brazil.  w/ Dee Alexander, Tomeka Reid, Junius Paul, Ernie Adams and James.

"Sunburst": Original Music for Violin, Drums and Dance featuring Avreeayl Ra and Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre Artistic Director Wilfredo Rivera.

Written by legendary jazz violinist Stuff Smith, "Blue Violin" was the inspiration for James Sanders' "Blue Violin: A Jazz Legacy" project. Features pianist Kevin O'Connell, drummer George Fludas and bassist Stewart Miller

"Tamara" is a James Sanders composition performed here by Conjunto at Chicago's Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park., accompanied by Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre.

"Violin Fantasie" featuring James Sanders by Doug Lofstrom & New Quartet with an orchestra recorded live at Columbia College Chicago.

Background photo by Dan Kasberger
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