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Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Born: July 28, 1936 | Died: December 30, 2014

Jim Galloway (born James Braidie Galloway in Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland) was a jazz clarinet and saxophone player.

He based his career in Canada since emigrating in the mid-1960s. He began an ensemble, the Wee Big Band, in the late 1970s.

One of his albums, Walking On Air, was nominated for Best Jazz Album at the Juno Awards of 1980.

He was the artistic director of the Toronto Jazz Festival from 1987 to 2009. In 2002 he was made a Chevalier of the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. His musical performances continue to be listed on the Toronto Jazz Festival website.

I've usually seen him with his little soprano saxophone, which he played with love and coaxed out wonderful lyrical melodies....
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Music

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    Echoes of Swing

    Cornerstone
    2004
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    The Sackville All Star Christmas Record

    Telarc
    1986
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    Keep The Rhythm Going

    Telarc
    1982
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    Mr. Bojangles

    Telarc
    1981
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    Walking On Air

    Telarc
    1979
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    Jim Galloway / The Metro Stompers

    Telarc
    1977
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    Three Is Company

    Telarc
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