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Jim Black (born 1967 in Seattle, Washington) is a jazz drummer who has performed with Tim Berne and Dave Douglas, among others. He attended Berklee College of Music.

His own group, AlasNoAxis, includes Hilmar Jensson on electric guitar, Chris Speed on tenor saxophone and clarinet, and Skúli Sverrisson on electric bass. The music is in some ways closer to post-rock than jazz, concentrating on rhythmic shifts and ensemble texture rather than featured solos. Since 2000, the group has released several records on Winter & Winter.

The group Pachora, also including Black, Speed, and Sverrisson, and with Brad Shepik on tambura and electric saz, plays music that is similarly rhythmically diverse, but inspired by Balkan rhythms.


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Album Reckon by Jim Black

Reckon

Intakt Records
2020

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Album Hide Show Yourself! by Danilo Gallo

Hide Show Yourself!

Edizioni Parco Della Musica
2020

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Album The Constant by Jim Black

The Constant

Intakt Records
2017

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Album Malamute by Jim Black

Malamute

Intakt Records
2017

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Nomad

Nomad

Jim Black
Nomad (Gordon Grdina)

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