Gurnee, IL 60031
Subjects Taught Piano, Music Performance, Music Theory, Songwriting
Jim is a pianist/instructor who is based in the greater Chicagoland area. Jim began his professional performing career since he was sixteen when he started playing the city's finest clubs. Jim has performed with seasoned greats such as: Ira sullivan, Mark Whitfeild, Cladio Roditi, Donald Harrison, Antonio Hart, Jimmy Owens, Abe Laboriel, Rodger Humphries, Cecil Bridgewater, Yotam Silberstein, Ron Affif, Alexander King, and John Moulder. His soon-to-be-released album is on the chicago jazz and blues label Delmark and features saxophone greats Frank Catalano and Richie Cole. Also Jim has recorded with Ira Sullivan
Jim has studied under two Art Blakey Jazz Messenger Alumni: Dr Nathan Davis--who's performed with everyone from Herbie Hancock to Benny Golson; and Dr. Leon Lee Dorsey who was an active member of Lional Hampton's big band for several years, recorded with the likes of Freddie Hubbard and is an active member of Hilton Cruiz's trio. Jim is the recipient of the...