Jim Black (drums, composition)

born in California.

While he studied in Boston at the Berklee College of Music he worked together with Kurt Rosenwinkel, Andrew D“Angelo and Chris Speed.

Later he moved to New York and  played with many Jazz-Giants like Paul Motion, Charlie Haden,Carla Bley, Uri Caine, Vave Douglas, Ellery Eskelin.

Jim participated as drummer 12 in the Boredoms 77 Boadrum Performance which occurred on July 7, 2007, at the Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park in BrooklynNew York.

He is also one-third of the group BBC (Berne/Black/Cline) along with noted alto saxophonist Tim Berne and Nels Cline of Wilco.

The group released a critically acclaimed album called „The Veil“ in 2011.

Although he is very busy as a sideman – he recorded more than 100 CD“s –

he is working on his own projects: Pachora, AlasNo Axis, Jim Black Trio.

New Jim Black Trio Cd: “Actuality”

Nowadays Jim Black is a trademark!

Gina Schwarz Unit feat. Jim Black

Fabian Rucker sax

Benjamin Schatz p/key

Heimo Trixner guit

Gina Schwarz, b comp

Jim Black dr


22. Jänner 2015 20:30 Kammerlichtspiele, Klagenfurt
26. Jänner 2015 20.00 Porgy & Bess, Wien

27. Jänner 2015 20.00 Schlachthof, Wels
28. Jänner 2015 21.00 Opus Jazz-Club, Budapest

Jim Black