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Ted in Memphis, TN + Southaven, Mississippi, USA

Massage Therapist

Hi, I’m Ted James from Memphis, TN. I grew up just a couple of blocks from Elvis Presley’s home so I’m used to being around famous people. :)

I am a graduate of the TN School of Massage and specialize in deep tissue, trigger point, Swedish, hot stone, hydrotherapy, aromatherapy, & chair massage. I do massage work at our Level One Trauma Center for car accident victims to help speed up their recovery time and restore flexibility.

Many clients who’d had a bad experience with another therapist have told me that the massage I gave them was specifically tailored to their individual needs and they have now become my regular clients.

I am a drummer, choreographer & dance instructor in addition to being a massage therapist. I’ve performed in television and in plays at The Orpheum Theater, & have taught dance & drum @ our inner city schools for several years.

I have been married for 12 years. My wife and I live on 10 acres now, about 30 minutes south of Memphis. One of our passions is rescuing abused and unwanted animals, and we currently have 11 rescues - in the form of horses, dogs…and a miniature donkey.

I am glad to be a member of Dr. Dot’s team because I have a great respect for musicians and know how important the “pre show” time is. It’s a privilege to help you, our VIP Memphis visitors, be able to perform at your peak level and I look forward to working with you.



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    Casting Crowns Tour manager Melanie H.
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    Edward Sharp and the magnetic Zero's
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    Chromeo Tour manager Ray
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    Overtones Tour manager
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    Anthrax Tour manager Paul
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    Johnny - Bass Player (Trans-Siberian Orchestra)
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    Fred, Maroon 5 Tour Manager
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    ROB ZOMBIE | PRODUCTION: Samantha Luettke
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    Susan, Casting Crowns Tour Manager
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    Jason Mraz tour manager Matt S.
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    Diana Krall TM Maria
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    Experience Hendrix Tour
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    Rob Halford (Singer of Judas Priest)
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    Zucchero tour manager Laura
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    Zucchero Tour manager, Raymond A.
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    Big Smo tour manager Dan
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    Gypsy, Tour manager of Behemoth
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    Johnny Lang Tour manager Brad
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    Steve Miller
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    Odd Future manager
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    Steve Vai Tour Manager Warren
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    Dream Theater tour manager Brad
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    Gabriel Iglesias TM Ryan
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    Harry Connick Jr. Tour Manager
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    Van Halen Tour Management Mike. M
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    Perfume (Japanese Band)
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    Matisyahu manager Jason
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    Diana Krall TM Maria


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