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Occupation:
drummer/percussionist
Company Name:
self
About Me:
Jim Brock has proven time and time again to be a true innovator in the world of drums
and percussion. Most recently, the United Kingdom's premier drum publication DRUMMER
referenced Brock as the "Rhythmic Adventurer" because of his ability to see beyond the obvious.

Within his 47 year career as an active musician, Jim has added his talents to litterally hundreds of recordings as drummer, percussionist, producer and engineer, and a lot of times wearing all four hats. He is comfortable on either side of the control room glass. A few of these artists include Joe Walsh, Kathy Mattea, Joe Cocker, Janis Ian, Don Dixon, Joan Baez, Hootie And The Blowfish, River Phoenix and James Mc Murtry. The list goes on.

Among his recording and touring credits boasts five solo recordings, Lion Song, Pasajes, What is...What Was, Tropic Affair, Letters From The Equator, and most currently a DVD/CD set entitled The Nature Of Drumming. This DVD was the first of it's kind, filmed in beautiful and remote settings across the country, raising the bar for drumming videos. Since it's release others have followed suit.

In 2006 Brock was commissioned along side of two time Grammy Award winner Mary Youngblood to compose the score for the PBS documentary THE SPIRIT OF SACAJAWEA. The success of this documentary won Brock a TELLY AWARD and later an Emmy nomination in the catagory of composer/arranger. The film went on to win two Emmys and other various awards. Brock is currently working on the soundtrack for release as a CD.

Besides being a studio veteran, Brock's relentless touring schedule makes one wonder how he finds time to give clinics and workshops. His workshops include such topics as "Why We Play", and "How To See....Looking Past The Obvious".
Not being a stranger to TV and radio, you may have caught him on The TONIGHT SHOW or maybe THE VIEW, CMT or GAC. Perhaps you havelistened to him on A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION or MOUNTAIN STAGE.
Over the past ten years Brock has performed with many of the Symphony Orchestra throughout the United States including a PBS broadcast with The National Symphony in Washington DC, conducted by Marvin Hamlisch.

Being equally at home with either drum set or percussion Brock has had the great fortune to work with some of the great drummers and percussionists of the world. Many drummers never get the opportunity to work with their peers. Among these are Steve Gadd, Alex Acuna, Mel Lewis, Robby Ameen, Bernard Purdie, Denny Fongheiser and Cyro Baptista.

So what's next for Brock? When asked, his response is usually, " Making good music with good people".
Website:
http://jimbrock.net
Number of years working in Nashville area:
20
Number of years in the music business:
47

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