The break from music being the foremost thing in Angell's life allowed him to get closer to his family, savoring the joy of fatherhood. It's a little after midnight when James Angell finally takes the stage at the intimate Lola's Room, moving quickly into "Ooh Love", also the opener on his critically acclaimed album "Private Player". "I just knew that would work and make a statement, plus I wanted to get back to piano, as I was raised on that". He invited me to listen in on rehearsal and chat prior to his in store performance at Music Millennium and sold out concert in Lola's Room at The Crystal Ballroom in Portland on January 4, 2003. "The great word combinations kids come up with - as an adult you could never come up with these things. BAD 1 - 2 POOR 2 - 3 FAIR 3 - 4 GOOD 4 - 5. Angell seems very content with this lineup especially considering how little time they had to prepare for live performances. makes SHOW REVIEW: James Angell January 4, 2003 - Lola's Room at the Crystal Ballroom (Portland, Oregon) By: Michael R. Lee. It's a little after midnight when James Angell finally takes the stage at the intimate Lola's Room, moving quickly into "Ooh Love", also the opener on his critically acclaimed album "Private Player". James Jackson Jim Angell was born on August 31 1859, in Polk, Oregon, United States, to John H. Angel and Cynthia Jane Sherman. What will really strike you is how friendly, down to earth and charming Angell is. James Angell. Once Angell got the songs down, he realized he wanted others to contribute, so he called on old friend Tony Lash (responsible for much of the extra production on "Private Player"), whom he'd known since Neros Rome days in 1986 and guitarist Daniel Riddle (King Black Acid). During his years with Neros Rome, they were trying to get a deal, writing to please somebody else. James passed away on September 15 1926, at age 67 in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States. "Getting away from the negative experiences at the end of Neros Rome helped me reconnect with my family -- it made being in a family cool again and I realized the value in that" he says. The data may not reflect the status of current charges or convictions "I grew up in a strict religious upbringing and really needed to get away from that". When asked about musical influences, Angell finds it hard to come up with anybody in particular, instead liking certain songs, though he does have a favorite singer. Between 1992 & 1995, the band had the incredible misfortune of working out record deals, only to have them both cave in at the eleventh hour. See Photos. That's the beautiful thing about it". Reading, England. Here's how 104,283 Theft Arrests are distributed by race in Multnomah County, OR: Ever wonder who gets arrested in Multnomah County, OR for Holding-for-transfer Related Offenses? Join Facebook to connect with James Angell and others you may know. Private Player live at The Aladdin Theater, Portland, Oregon March 2003 James Angell - Vocals, piano Kevin Cozad - Keyboards, vocals Tony Lash - Drums Daniel Riddle - … obtained from the relevant city, county or state reporting agency. See Photos. As for Taylor, "I will be involved and available to perform with James when my schedule allows" he says and added "I'm just happy to be a part of this at the moment". to report an inaccuracy or call us at 800-849-BUSTED (800-849-2878). I arrive to a grey and rainy Portland, a fitting backdrop to "Private Player", James Angell's daring, complex, new album. "Ice Cream & Pez", another new song, revolving around Angell's piano and singing, leads us into "Treat Song", as Daniel Riddle's guitar reaches fever pitch at times. With little more than piano, keyboard and Angell's emotive vocals, this was perhaps the night's highlight. To understand the process that brought us this underground classic, you need to visit the years leading up to Angell's decision to quit music, then ultimately reinvent himself.