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Jim Pearce

Pianist / Composer/ Singer Jim Pearce has released 7 Jazz CD’s, the latest being "You Are an Edgy Visionary Seer". Jim's last CD I'm in the Twilight of a Mediocre Career hit #1 on the JazzWeek Jazz Chart. Jim was featured in an interview on NPR'S Morning Edition with Susan Stamberg and Jim’s compositions have been used in TV shows including "Saturday Night Live" (NBC), "90210" (The CW) "Parenthood"(NBC), “Lipstick Jungle”(NBC), "Greek" (ABC), "10 Things I Hate About You" (ABC), " Mi Corazon Insiste" (Telemundo), and others.

He’s also been the recipient of numerous awards including Outstanding Achievement in Songwriting (Great American Song Contest) and Grand Prize in Jazz Category (John Lennon Songwriting Contest).

Jim has written 100's of tunes. Jim is available for Concerts, Festivals, and Clubs around the world.

Awards

2006 INDEPENDENT MUSIC AWARDS—Finalist for Jazz Album of the Year (Washington Square Park) and Finalist for Jazz Song of the Year (Dreaming in Van Gogh Colors)

Outstanding Achievement in Songwriting in 7th Annual Great American Song Contest (Prairie Dog Ballet)

Grand Prize in Jazz Category 2003 JOHN LENNON SONGWRITING CONTEST

First Place instrumental-category in 6th Annual Great American Song Contest and 3rd place "Outstanding Achievement in Songwriting" instrumental- category

Finalist in Jazz Category in 2004 U.S.A. SONGWRITING COMPETITION

Outstanding Achievment in Songwriting in 2002 GREAT AMERICAN SONG CONTEST (2nd Place-instrumental category)

Honor Award In 2003 Great American Song Contest

Finalist In 2003 Unisong International Song Contest (4 Songs)

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"Pearce's seventh release as a leader, You Are An Edgy Visionary Seer is an engaging and well-rounded portrait of this uniquely talented songwriter, vocalist and pianist at his mature and creative peak." All About Jazz/ Hrayr Attarian

"There exists a unique and storied subset of jazz artists who pen the most clever music and lyrics this side of Tin Pan Alley and way that side of modern-day Nashville. Besides Bob Dorough and Dave Frishberg, who are in a class by themselves, are Mose Allison and Jim Pearce, who are also part of that rarefied class." All About Jazz/ C. Michael Bailey

"Jim Pearce, a long time favorite is great! I absolutely love it, his piano work is top class." Peter Kuller, Radio Adelaide - Australia

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Album Discography

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

You Are An Edgy...

Oak Avenue Publishing
2013

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Never Open with A...

Self Produced
2007

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Prairie Dog Ballet

Self Produced
2006

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Thirty Year Waltz

Self Produced
2004

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Debbie's Blue Bicycle

From: Washington Square Park
By Jim Pearce

There's Just Something 'Bout You

From: Prairie Dog Ballet
By Jim Pearce

Spectacular Orange Array

From: Never Open with A Ballad
By Jim Pearce

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