“It was truly an honour to be involved in James’s recent album project for the Rockabellas. The songs and arrangements were terrific, clever and varied, and he’d used fabulous musicians, engineers and studios which made my job of mixing and mastering the record an extremely pleasurable process.”
George Shilling, multi-platinum award-winning Record Producer and Recording Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Musician, Composer, Journalist and teacher. George’s selected discography.
“I’ve worked with Jim for over two years now on Rock Choir records and he is an outstanding talent covering so many bases, multi-instrumentalist and singer/ vocal arranger/ producer. He has everything to go far in this business. He is also such a pleasure to work with.”
Nick Patrick, major Record Producer and Sound Engineer, with 30 years in the music business, working with names like Russell Watson, Katherine Jenkins, Jennifer Rush, Tina Turner, Gerry Rafferty and Marvin Gaye. Nick’s discography.
“I have mixed a number of projects that Jim has been involved with over the last four years. My experience of him is that he is a very talented musician/programmer and arranger full of enthusiasm. Nothing is too much trouble. I cannot recommend him highly enough.”
Peter Schwier, legendary Sound Engineer, Mixer and Producer who’s worked on an incredible list of hit records for groundbreaking acts in last four decades, including The Who, Pink Floyd, The Jam, Pet Shop Boys, Queen, Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Kim Wilde and more recently Katherine Jenkins, Russell Watson and in 2012 the latest Dexy’s hit album. Pete’s discography.
“A long-time friend and colleague, James is a very talented writer, composer, musician and producer who has been developing an impressive CV of studio and live work in recent years. With his own Kingston-based recording and writing suite now attracting attention courtesy of his growing body of original recordings and media themes, he offers a customised musical service for artists and businesses.”
Keith Ames, Songwriter and UK Communications Officer of the Musicians’ Union.
“Jim has made a huge contribution to the production and programming of the Rock Choir repertoire. He is a very talented musician with advanced skills in classical, jazz and pop. His varied career as a professional musician, teacher and producer allow him to have a commanding view over his music projects bringing in his skills and experience to ensure the end product is always a success. Jim pays a lot of attention to detail and is passionate about his work. He is extremely conscientious and methodical in all his projects and keen to satisfy his customers. Jim has contributed to and produced tracks for Rock Choir that have appeared on ITV and on two top twenty albums. He has also created music for Rock Choir events across the UK including Wembley Arena and will be producing music for huge events at the o2 and Liverpool Arena in 2013.”
Caroline Redman Lusher, Founder and director of Rock Choir.