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Artisits Performed With



Meshell Ndegeocello

Gary Barlow

Marti Pellow

Cat Stevens

Ben Watt

Paloma Faith

Chris Difford (Squeeze)

Hamish Stuart (Average White Band)

Zero 7 (world tour)

Brand New Heavies

Incognito (world tour)


Lalo Schifrin

US3 (european tour)

James Taylor Quartet

Patti Austin (Berghausen Jazz Festival)

Gary Moore,

Gerard Presencer

Guy Barker International Septet

Jim Watson Trio

The Organ trio,(Jim Mullen)

New York voices

Bobby Watson

James Moody (tour of spain)

Javon Jackson

Herb Geller

Pat Kane (Hue and Cry)

Jill Scott (Mobo awards)

Dave O’ Higgins

Julian Arguelles Quartet

BBC big band

Clark Tracey

Alan Barnes

Peter King

Jean Toussaint

Charlie Watts

Colin Towns Mask Orchestra

Claire Martin Band



Recent work


Currently playing keyboards in the Strictly Come Dancing House Band,

M.D for Marti Pellow (Wet Wet Wet) ,

Keyboards and Piano with Katie Melua,

and performing with Manu Katche’s band (Sting, Peter Gabriel)



Jim appears on Manu Katches recent release on ECM Records, and also ‘Live in Concert’ recorded in Paris for ACT records.


‘Sentimental Me’ Marti Pellow (featured as Pianist/M.D and String/Band Arranger


‘Soundtrack’ by Guy Barker ‘The Big Shake Up’ and the Grinders Monkey’ by the Dave’O’Higgins Band (Shortfuse records)


‘Life, Stranger Than Fiction’ by Incognito,’Autumnal’- Geoff Gascoyne Quartet,   Gerard Presencers ‘The Optimist’ on Linn records


NYJO’s album ‘47 Frith St’ recorded live at ronnie scott’s.



Selected Discography


Manu Katche ECM

Manu Katche Unstatic

Manu Katche Live in Paris, ACT records

Katie Melua ‘The Flood’

Ben Watt – Hendra

Chris Difford – The Last Temptation Of Chris

Gary Moore – Power Of The Blues

Incognito ‘Life, Stranger Than Fiction’ (Talking Loud Records)


‘Oceans 11’- Soundtrack Album from the motion picture, (WarnerBros Records)

‘Buffalo Soldiers’- Soundtrack Album from the motion picture, (WB Records)

‘Just Like Heaven’ – Katie Melua. Soundtrack from the motion picture(Dreamworks SKG)


‘Get Happy’ Clare Teal, (Universal Records)

‘Soundtrack’ Guy Barker International Septet (Provocateur)

‘An Ordinary Day in an Unusual Place’ US3 (Universal)

‘Love,Life and Gossip’ Rachael Calladine (Kwerk Records)

‘ED-GE’- Ed Jones/Geoff Wilkinson (Kwerk Records)

‘Just One Of Those Things’ Laura Zakian(Dancing Rhino LZDR 002)

‘The Heartland Set’ Joy Zipper (Mercury Records B0009K9OZI)

‘The Storm Inside’ Laura Michelle Kelly (Angel Records)

‘Back To Funk’ Rams Band

‘Slightly Askew’ Chris Bowden Band


’11 by 3′ The Organ Trio feat. Jim Mullen ,Matt Skelton

‘Way of life’ The Organ Trio-feat. Jim Mullen ,Matt Skelton.

(Flamingo West Records)


‘The Grinders Monkey’ Dave O’Higgins

Dave O’ Higgins biggish band Dave O’Higgins

(Short Fuse Records)


‘Too Marvellous For Words’ Anthony Kerr,Steve Brown

‘If You Could See me Now’ with Alan Barnes, Steve Brown , Andy Clyndert

‘Polka Dots And Moonbeams’ with Andy Clyndert, Steve Brown

(Zephyr Records)


‘Autumnal’ Geoff Gascoyne quartet (Jazzizit records JITCD 0026 )


‘Bums Rush’ Dominic Glover-feat. Andy Panayi, Mornington Lockett,Jim Hunt. (Timewarp Records)


‘The Optimist’ Gerard Presencer- feat. John Parricelli, Jeremy Stacey,Jeremy Brown (Linn Records)















Jim studied at the Leeds College of Music where he obtained a first class BA Honours degree in Jazz and Contemporary Music.


After Leeds he moved to London, studying at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where he gained a Post Graduate Certificate in Jazz and Studio music, studying, among others,with pianists Simon Purcell and John Taylor.


Moving to London in 1996 , Jim began to work with a broad selection of artists both in the jazz and the pop idiom and continues to enjoy a varied selection of work with many different performers both live and in the recording studio.


Film Work

Oceans 11

Buffalo Soldiers(Joachim Phoenix, Ed Harris)



1998 BT jazz award- Rising Star

1996 Europ Jazz contest(Jazz Hoeilaart) – Best Soloist

1997 Winner- Worshipful Company of Musicians award



Piano Tutor at Royal Academy Of Music , London

Organ tuition at Middlesex University


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