Jim Hart


Jim Hart (Cornwall, UK, 1983) is one of the most decorated and in-demand musicians on the European jazz and alternative music scene, as a soloist and sideman on drums and vibraphone. As a bandleader, he has recorded six albums of his own music which have been critically acclaimed worldwide. Hart leads Cloudmakers Trio and Flying Peach and Multiverese with Ivo Neame and works with the Marius Neset Quintet (vibes, marimba and percussion), Daniel Erdmann’s Revolution (vibes), and Vula Viel’s exploration of the rhythmic systems of Ghanaian traditional music (drums), with the rest of his impressive resume including Kenny Wheeler, Wynton Marsalis, and Dave Holland, among many others. When he’s not touring, composing, playing, or recording, Jim also finds the time to teach at the Royal Academy of Music, London, and occasionally at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.