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Welcome to the official JAMES LAST website.

James Last – legend, phenomenon, a musician heart and soul. When you talk about James Last, the “Gentleman of Music”, the superlatives just keep coming. As a composer and arranger, he is considered to have been the inventor of the “easy listening” genre. He sold millions of records, his melodies set the tone in numerous feature films and TV shows, his sold-out tours took him and his legendary James Last Orchestra to every continent. He wrote hits for many world-famous stars and became the world’s most successful band leader. His music made him one of Germany’s best-known ambassadors.

Happy Heart, Happy Music, Biscaya, the Lonely Shepherd and Fool are just a few of the countless pieces borne of his boundless creativity and professionalism. Synonyms of his worldwide success. James Last coined the “Happy Sound” and made a lasting impression on many generations of musicians all across the world. Keeping track of just how many trophies and awards he was presented with over the course of his career is difficult. His work, impact and success have continued unabated for over 50 years and transformed him into an inimitable, exceptional artist who wrote music history.

His credo: “Music knows no borders.“

James Last – legend, phenomenon, a musician heart and soul. When you talk about James Last, the “Gentleman of Music”, the superlatives just keep coming. As a composer and arranger, he is considered to have been the inventor of the “easy listening” genre.

He sold millions of records, his melodies set the tone in numerous feature films and TV shows, his sold-out tours took him and his legendary James Last Orchestra to every continent. He wrote hits for many world-famous stars and became the world’s most successful band leader. His music made him one of Germany’s best-known ambassadors.

Happy Heart, Happy Music, Biscaya, the Lonely Shepherd and Fool are just a few of the countless pieces borne of his boundless creativity and professionalism. Synonyms of his worldwide success. James Last coined the “Happy Sound” and made a lasting impression on many generations of musicians all across the world. Keeping track of just how many trophies and awards he was presented with over the course of his career is difficult. His work, impact and success have continued unabated for over 50 years and transformed him into an inimitable, exceptional artist who wrote music history.

His credo: “Music knows no borders.“

The official
Tribute

The concert 2019

Biography

Biography

Awards

Easy Listening
& Easy Living

Easy Listening
& Easy Living

Discography

Make the
Music Last

Make the
Music Last

Memories