Constantly nudging at the boundaries of culture and style, Jim is a free-thinking original whose commissions have included composing music for film, TV, large-scale events and national celebrations.
With his roots in the Scottish traditional genre, his expansive reach extends to encompass electronic, orchestral, rock and pop music. His often unorthodox production techniques are legendary.
Jim has created and collaborated to produce large-scale performances including cross-cultural and site specific work with La Banda Europa; staging the string driven spectacle that is the True North Orchestra; and multi-media performances such as critically acclaimed Cold Weather Dancing.
His fingerprints, as a musician, producer and composer, can be found on more than two hundred albums across a bewildering spectrum. He has collaborated with some of the finest musicians in their field, worldwide.
Jim also does consultancy work, guest lectures at Universities and colleges as well as one to one mentoring sessions.
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"A musician renowned for his versatility and individualistic approach to thinking about and creating music."
Michael Tumelty, Music Critic, The Herald