Jim Black Jim Black

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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Albums by Jim Black

Album Malamute by Jim Black

Malamute

Intakt Records
2017

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Album The Constant by Jim Black

The Constant

Intakt Records
2017

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Endangered Blood

NuBOP RADIO-iTunes(internet radio)
2011

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Album Houseplant by Jim Black

Houseplant

Winter & Winter Records
2009

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Album Dogs Of Great Indifference by Jim Black

Dogs Of Great...

Winter & Winter Records
2006

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