Jim Pearson owns a boutique-sized music studio, is a Producer, Composer, Arranger, Songwriter, World-Class guitarist & gifted keyboard player nimble in numerous styles including Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country & R&B.
Jim began earning a living on stage at the age of 15 & by the time he was 19, his very popular jazz fusion band was performing with Ahmad Jamal, Dizzy Gillespie, Bill Waltrous & the Dixie Dregs; later, Jim played lead guitar for both Edgar Winter & Isaac Hayes. More recently, he has done composing & arranging work along side award-winning greats David Campbell (Tim McGraw/Garth Brooks/Rascal Flatts) & Mark Isham (Crash/A River Runs Through It).
Jim's voice has the grainy, airy quality of Joe Cocker, his guitar chops will bring to mind guys like Eric Clapton, Santana & Stevie Ray Vaughn & his beautiful keyboard melodies will remind you of pros like Bruce Hornsby & Billy Joel. All of this, mixed together with his West Virginia roots makes his music very engaging indeed.
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