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James Chance (III)

James Chance, was the saxophonist in Teenage Jesus and the Jerks, who appeared on Brian Eno's No New York compilation. Chance formed his own group, the Contortions. With the breakup of the Contortions, Chance became White and founded an extraordinary band called James White and the Blacks, featuring an all black except for "White" line-up of top ... See full bio »

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Underground U.S.A. Soundtrack
Rome '78 Actor
Downtown 81 Himself / Sax and Vocals, James White & The Blacks
Blank City Actor


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 2009 X Magazine Benefit (Documentary short) (performer: "My Infatuation") / (writer: "My Infatuation")
 1981 Downtown 81 (writer: "Contort Yourself", "Sax Maniac" - as James White)
 1980 Underground U.S.A. (writer: "White Savages" (1979) - as Jim White)
 1978 Kidnapped (performer: "Dish It Out" - uncredited) / (writer: "Dish It Out" - uncredited)
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 1978 Rome '78
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 2019 Other Music (Documentary)
 2018 The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series)
Himself - Musical Support
- Cynthia Nixon/Alan Cumming/Franz Ferdinand (2018) ... Himself - Musical Support
 2010 Blank City (Documentary)
 2009 X Magazine Benefit (Documentary short)
 2005 TV Party (Video documentary)
 1981 Downtown 81
Himself / Sax and Vocals, James White & The Blacks (as James White)
 1979 Alien Portrait (Short)
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 1988 Sonic Youth: Teenage Riot (Video short)
Himself (uncredited)

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Alternate Names:

James White

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