Jim Hart - Jazz Vibraphone

Jim Hart has quickly established himself on the Jazz scene as an exceptional talent both on drums vibraphone and percussion. His career started promisingly becominga percussion finalist in the BBC Young Musician of the Year and winning the John Dankworth 'Most Promising Musician' award.

Jim Hart studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama joining the National Youth Jazz Orchestra upon leaving.

Jim Hart became a founder member of London’s innovative LOOP Collective, also establishing LOOP RECORDS forming his own grop GEMINI.

Jim Hart has already worked with the likes of Sir John Dankworth and Dame Cleo Laine Stan Sulzmann, Gwilym Simcock, The Liquorice Allsorts with Alan Barnes and Paul Clarvis, The Ivo Neame Quartet, The New Jazz Couriers featuring Martin Drew and Mornington Lockett, Tom Richards Jazz Orchestra and worked with International players Phil Woods, Joel Frahm, Richie Barshay, Franco Ambrosetti, Julien Arguelles, Shaun Escoffery, The Herbaliser, The Heritage Orchestra and Airto Moreira.

Jim Hart appears on both the New Couriers albums released on Trio Records

from http://www.jimhart.co.uk