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Jim Beishline

Performing:   Jim has been performing for over 35 years primarily in the Western New York region in clubs, in concert, for schools, universities, festivals, parties, weddings, private, and corporate events.  Jimís repertoire includes a huge variety of music from the 1920ís through the present. Although a master of jazz, and blues, his styles span the spectrum of many genres.   Accompanying musicians and music styles for your event will be selected, tailored to meet your specific needs and preferences.   You may opt for Jim playing solo piano, as a duo with vocalist, as a trio, or with his quartet;    

CLICK HERE to hear music samples of Jim playing with his trio, quartet, as a duo, and playing solo.

Arranging and Musical Notation:   Jim is a hand copyist and will prepare lead sheets or charts for vocalists and other musicians for use with musical ensembles. Charts are designed in his distinct style to meet your specifications.  Jim masterfully orchestrates each chart to fit the individual client.

Rates are based on the complexity of each project and its intended deadline.

 

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Teaching: Jim is available for private instruction.  Jim teaches at all levels, from the beginning student to the seasoned pro who is seeking a deeper understanding of jazz and blues.    His secondary goal is to make students aware of the practical skills that are needed on the job, learned from his many years of being a performing artist.