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Top-level performers regard
Jim as "the ultimate sideman", providing a large repertoire of standard jazz tunes, an impressive command of both guitar
and bass, and a professional, mature, traditional jazz style on stage. Whether you need a 'last minute' sub for an important club
date or an advance sideman booking for a concert or festival, Jim knows how to deliver a lasting performance that will give you space
to swing. Jim is a full-time player, and free to travel.
CLINICS LESSONS JURIES WORKSHOPS MASTERCLASSES
is a seasoned jazz educator with ten years of college-level teaching experience, ten published jazz texts for guitar and trumpet,
30 published articles in the past three years, and a stellar history in private teaching. His specialty in workshops for mid-level
to advanced guitarists is working with topics related to his series of books "How to Play Chordal Bebop Lines, for Guitar".
Jim has also conducted workshops for rock guitarists desiring a transition into jazz guitar.
In broader clinics for all instruments,
Jim has conducted workshops on combo techniques, solo development in improvisation, and topics on practicing.
Jim has attracted
serious students over the years, many of whom have gone on to full-time performing and teaching careers.
"Jim is a superior talent, both musically and scholastically. His performance ability is at the level of any current recording
Barry Greene, University of North Florida
Jim and Conner at the New England Scotty Dog Show, Rescue Division.