James Cody, HUSSLUP


Beware of Goat


James Cody


Music Composer/ Producer



Based out of Nashville, TN, James Cody is a music producer and multi-instrumentalist who specializes in electro-acoustic production, live performance, songwriting, arranging, sound design and MIDI programming/ sequencing. James holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music (Concentration in Music Technology) from The University of Alabama at Birmingham and a Master of Science in Audio Engineering from Belmont University. He also studied classical guitar under Yaniv Attar and Jazz under Eric Essix. In the Spring of 2014, during his junior year of undergrad, Dr. Henry Panion, III hired James to play lead and rhythm guitar on his arrangement/ production of Stevie Wonder’s Heaven Help Us All, which was commissioned by the City of Birmingham for the 50th commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have A Dream” speech and featured as part of the worldwide Dance the Dream tributes in London, Paris, Prague, New York, Beirut, Kabul, Jerusalem, Singapore, Mumbai, Dublin, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Seattle, and Birmingham. Shortly after, James was awarded a fellowship with UAB Digital Media where his primary role was to compose and produce original music for docu-style films. In 2015, James was awarded a Silver ADDY award in the Music category from the American Advertising Association for his original song “Rise”. A year later, James was the co-recipient of Silver ADDY in the Sound Design category for his work on the video feature “Uncomfortable?”. Specifically, “Uncomfortable?” was used as part of a heroin prevention and awareness campaign (KNOW DOPE) that was funded by the United States Department of Justice and U.S. Attorney Joyce Vance of the Northern District of Alabama. Over the past decade, James has established a solid reputation in the music industry. He is known as a versatile guitarist, producer, and track writer. Most recently, James was commissioned to compose the film score for Beware of Goat - winner of the 2023 Tonkawa Film Festival “Best Comedy” award.


Music Producer, Music Arranger, Songwriter, Sound Engineer


Film, Short Film, TV Movie


Comedy, Crime, Documentary

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University of Alabama at Birmingham, BA, Belmont University, MS

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