Jim Roberts has been a member of the music faculty at Elon University since 2006. He teaches drum set, 2 courses on the music of the 1960’s and 1970’s and he is the director of the Elon World Percussion Ensemble. As a resident of Nashville , TN from 1995 to 2006, Jim performed/recorded with Victor Wooten, Futureman, The Horse Flies and recording artist, Billy Dean. He also ran Kalimba Studio for 6 years and continues to produce and record in the triangle area. His career illustrates a lifelong passion and dedication to music, rhythm and sound. Locally, he performs with Craicdown, Footloose, Sad Magazine and multiple other projects. He has 4 recordings, Ancient Hand, Two Traditions, Cape TownWaka Waka and CraicdownRoads. His newest project The Tao of Time is a unique journey through the continuum of time and will be available in the spring of 2017. Both Scott Warren and John Westmoreland will be featured on the album. His present projects are The North Carolina Rhythm Project and the Jim Roberts Trio.
Website – www.JimRobertsPercussion.com