James Whetzel is a Seattle based sarod player, palm wine guitarist, beat maker, percussionist, composer, producer, recording engineer, teacher.

Whetzel is a DJ for the International Fountain at Seattle Center and a part of Mean Deep with Deepayan Acharjya AKA Shree Dee. He also plays the guitar for palm wine group Who Is John Smith with Yaw Amponsah.

Artist Support Program 2010: Record original music inspired by South Asian and African classical and folk styles.

Sound Clips
  • James Whetzel - Theme to the Rhythm
    James Whetzel - Theme to the Rhythm