<p>James Cannings at the Women's Guild in 2012.</p>

James Cannings at the Women's Guild in 2012.

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James Cannings, international Guyanese musician, dead at 65

James Cannings, a longtime resident of Manhattan, died on Thursday, Sept. 5 surrounded by his loving family. Cannings founded JGC Entertainment Co. and JC Records and was an international recording musician, businessman, accomplished guitarist, keyboardist, composer, arranger, songwriter, producer, TV host and studio engineer.