Jim is a UK based guitarist who plays electric and acoustic guitar and also slide/lap/pedal steel guitar.
Jim's recent work includes playing guitars on the UK No.1 album The Christmas Present by Robbie Williams which was produced by Guy Chambers and Richard Flack. He also played guitars on the recent Children In Need album, featuring on the songs Sunshine On Leith Feat. David Tennant and Yellow Feat. Jodie Whittaker, both produced by Steve Power ( Blur, Andrea Bocelli, Diana Ross, Ray LaMontagne ).
Jim has also played electric and acoustic guitar on Robbie Williams’ previous albums, The Heavy Entertainment Show and the Under the Radar series and he played guitar on Saint Raymond’s top ten iTunes album ‘Young Blood‘ also playing on the single ‘Young Blood ‘, which was produced by Jacknife Lee (U2, R.E.M).
Joining the band Steadman and signing to Warner at the age of 17, Jim toured America over a few years supporting Artists such as Jason Mraz, Jet, Ash, Echo & The Bunnymen, Feeder and Stereolab. Steadman recorded an album with Alain Johannes (QOTSA, Them Crooked Vultures) and Natasha Schneider (Eleven, Chris Cornell).
He has toured Europe and the USA extensively and appeared as a featured musician on TV shows such as Smallville, Charmed, American Dreams, The Late Show with Craig Kilbourne and The Sharon Osbourne Show and played at major festivals including SXSW, NXNW, Reading/Leeds, Latitude, Isle of White Festival, Bestival, Rock am Ring/Rock am Park, Hard Rock Calling.
Jim has recorded guitar for Film and TV. Recent credits include 21st Century Fox production ‘Walk Like a Panther’ and Channel 4 programmes ‘Educating…’ and ‘Children Who Kill ‘
Jim currently works for Guy Chambers (Robbie Williams, Kylie), Richard Flack (Florence and The Machine, Jarvis Cocker), James McMillan (Sia, Ronan Keating). He has worked many years for Brit award winner Blair Mackichan (Lilly Allen, Paloma Faith) and also enjoys working for TV/Film composer Chris White.