Born: January 2, 1939 Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor
Retired Fine Arts Department Chair and Director of Bands, Jim has been active in music education in Illinois, Massachusetts, California, New Jersey, and Connecticut as a Band Director and Supervisor. He belongs to many state and national music educators professional associations. He is a Sinfonian and was a charter member of Lamda Mu Chapter. He was selected as an Outstanding Young Man in America, Outstanding Jazz Educator from NBA, and received a Citation of Excellence for Outstanding Contribution to Bands and Band Music from the National Band Association. He was named to the Who's Who among American Teachers in 2002 & 2003, and Who's Who in America 2002 & 2004. He has performed with Bill Watrus, Kenny Malone, Doug Beach, Rob Parton, Bob Lark, Mark Colby, Lenny King, Tom Tollman, Tom Fox, and a variety of Big Bands and smaller jazz and dance ensembles all over the U.S.. Jim has produced and operated music festivals throughout the United States and is sought after as a consultant, clinician, conductor, and adjudicator.
Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.