Dr. James Pinto is a Venezuelan -American Author, Singer, Songwriter and Recording Artist. He started in music at the age of ten. When James was 17 years old he conducted 3 church choirs, and founded a permanent polyphonic ensemble that allowed him to travel a lot for 10 years. He was the music minister at First Baptist Church in Valencia, Venezuela, and also was designated to coordinate the music for the Baptist National Convention. His musical abilities were stretched once he moved to The United States of America in 1996.
James and his wife Jennifer lived in Texas for 12 years where they actively attended Glory of Zion / Global Spheres International under the leadership of Dr. Chuck Pierce. In January 2022 they followed God's Call to relocate to Nashville, TN. They were comissioned by Apostol Chuck Pierce, Kingdom Harvest Alliance.
James has a Doctoral Degree in Music Ministry with a concentration in Arts & Entertainment from Primus University of Theology. His thesis birthed the release of his first book in November 2017 "Key Sounds of Victory in the Arts & Entertainment" . He later Co-Authored an anthology with Apostle Axel Sippach titled, "Speak to the Mountains!" that was released January 2018. James attended Ashland Theological Seminary where he graduated with a Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling. His undergraduate degree is from Florida International University is Bachelor of Arts in Spanish.
Dr. Pinto is determined to use these powerful tools in order to help all those in need of encouragement, guidance and healing.
James speaks four languages: Spanish, English, French, and Italian. This has allowed him to minister in a variety of churches and ministries where a foreign language is spoken. In 2012 James was ordained as a Pastor to the nations. We have been "sent to the nations to touch generations."
In 2020 He released what he considers one of his most vulnerable, raw, emotional Music video & singles "Born to Fly" along with the Spanish version "Naci Para Volar," produced by Grammy Award Winning Artist Darius Fentress including BGVs with LANEshia . James considers this single not just a song but a part of his life where he opens his heart to the audience. It is a story that might resonate with thousands of people around the globe and many will embrace it as their own.
Currently James is completing his BEST project to date and fulfilling a ife long dream of recording in Nashville, TN. "Chosen & Forgiven" is planned to be released in 2023. (Release Date TBD soon) "Chosen & Forgiven" is produced by David Wise along with the BEST Award Winning Arrangers which include: David Wise, Bradley Kinght, Daniel Semsen and Tim Paul Orchestrated by David Shipps, along with the top and most sought after musicians & vocalists in the industry.
In his own words James says: "All I am, all I have achieved, and all I expect to be, is because of God's grace and love for me! I am convinced that with God, ALL things are possible!" To God be the glory, for ever and ever!I
"When God creates man He always has something special in mind. And, with James He enabled him to express this both through his life and his music, a true "humble & obedient" servant of Christ to mankind." --Reiner Kirsten, Retired EMI Executive , Miami Beach, FL
"The music that James presents is worshipful and heartfelt. He humbly acknowledges that his exquisite and comprehensive musical gifts; composer, instrumentalist and vocalist; come from Holy Spirit. His music engages people in active worship of the Lord so that they can come to Him as true worshipers; worshiping in Spirit and in Truth. Through his music ministry James has greatly enhanced the worship life of our congregation." --Dr. Arden E. Gilmer, Former Senior Pastor, Park Street Brethren Church
"James music exudes purity and simplicity from an anointed worshiper. Listeners are brought through the inner courts into the Holy of Holies with humility and passion. His music is like spiritual CPR for tired souls and empowers people to breathe again in God's presence."--Gene Heacock, Director of Lifework Leadership, Gloucester, MA