Jim recently recorded a commercial for Travel Oregon with the Portland Symphony. The animated short, “Only Slightly Exaggerated” can be viewed here:[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXRBLyQQ78A]
Jim has composed the music for A Tale of Two Coreys, the Lifetime Television movie about the tumultuous childhoods of ’80s teen idols Corey Feldman and Corey Haim. The film, which premiered on January 6, is now airing on Lifetime Television, so check your listings for showtimes.
Jim is writing music for the second season of the hit Netflix television show, A Series of Unfortunate Events based on the best-selling book series by Daniel Handler aka Lemony Snicket. All 10-episodes will be available on March 30, 2018.[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mZhfeDr88A]
Tarja Turunen has a new album out: From Spirits and Ghosts (Score for a Dark Christmas), which Jim arranged and co-produced. This marks his third collaboration with the hit Finnish singer/songwriter, and you can learn more about the album here.
Jim has scored a series of Kentucky Fried Chicken commercials starring Ray Liotta as Colonel Sanders. The ads are playing nationwide and you can check out one of them, featuring Jim’s original music, below.[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obiGlthKaJs]
The fourth season of the hit television show “The Last Ship” is now airing on TNT. The show features music by Jim and James Levine.
Position Music is excited to present Jim’s latest album, REVEAL. Featuring 13 tracks of hair-raising music that builds to epic proportions.
Last weekend, Jim participated, with his collaborator Rye Mullis, in the acclaimed Dreamworks/ASCAP Musical Theater Workshop, where songs from his new musical Witch’s Night Out were premiered. The selections were musically directed by Christy Crowl, with performers Brooke deRosa, Susan Boyd Joyce, Randy Crenshaw, Alex Back, Brian Gallagher, Brooke Engen, and Katharine Leonard, and Chandra Lee Schwartz.
The workshop is run by Academy and Grammy Award-winning composer-lyricist Stephen Schwartz, whose credits include hit Broadway shows Wicked, Godspell and Pippin, the Walt Disney films Enchanted, Pocahontas and The Hunchback of Notre Dame and the DreamWorks film The Prince of Egypt.