Branden & James w/special guest Effie Passero

Trio on stage mixing vocals, piano & cello

The Best of Broadway, Pop & Classical.

Crossover trio from American Idol & America’s Got Talent with piano, cello & vocals.

Branden James, tenor, was a contestant on America’s Got Talent during the show’s eighth season.

James Clark is an Australian born cellist & pianist.

Effie Passero was a contestant on Season 16 of American Idol, and has performed with Post-Modern Jukebox.

Branden & James was one of the finest performers in the 21-22 season.


“Outstanding program!” – Fairmont, MN

“Two standing ovations” – Lisbon, ND

“Highly enjoyed it!” – Ottawa, IL

“Three standing ovations” – Lewistown, MT


Program Highlights

  • Phantom Of The Opera Medley (duet version) 

  • Wild Horses by The Rolling Stones (duet)

  • You Are My Sunshine/Over The Rainbow (Effie)

  • Pie Jesu from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Requiem (duet)

  • Simply Happy (Original Song by Effie Passero)

  • Hallelujah (duet version) 

  • Total Eclipse Of The Heart (duet version) 

  • Nights in White Satin (Italian & English B & J)

  • Liebertango (James cello solo) 

  • Stay by Rihanna (duet) 

  • Crazy by Gnarls Barkley (Effie) 

  • The Prayer (duet) 

  • West Side Story Medley (duet) 

Tech Overview

  • Sound: Some ACS equipment w/ local tech to run sound 
  • Piano: Grand piano tuned the day of the performance
  • Lights: Best available w/ local tech to run lights
  • Hospitality: Light Hospitality