Born and raised in the famed arts colony of Woodstock, NY, Jim received great acclaim during his long tenure (1985-2000) as lead guitarist (replacing Robbie Robertson) for Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame inductees, The Band. During 15 years of international touring with original members Levon Helm, Garth Hudson and Rick Danko, Jim was featured on numerous albums, films, videos and television appearances.
PERCoLAToR represents Jim's musical venture into a powerful, groove & atmospheric guitar driven band. Jim blends rock&blues with funk & jazz groove's combining modern drum loops and samples, to playing beautiful melodic ballads.
Jim has performed/recorded with such well known artists as:
THE BAND, Levon Helm Band, Bob Dylan, Graham Parker, Los Lobos, Robbie Dupree, Doctor John, Taj Majhal, Mavis Staples, Paul Butterfield, Scotty Moore, Keith Richards, Hot Tuna, Bob Weir/Rat Dog, Kim Wilson, Paul Burlison, Lee Rocker