Jim Vivian

4762695b21b43110f7aa89fc44e2f 2Jim Vivian (bassist) was born in 1961. One of the most in demand bassists in Canada, Jim has performed and recorded with numerous Canadian jazz artists including Don Thompson, Sonny Greenwich, Jon Ballantyne, David Occhipinti, Pat LaBarbara, Oliver Jones The Maritime Jazz Orchestra, Mike Murley, Brian Dickinson, Jeff Johnston, and Rob McConnell and The Boss Brass.

On the international scene, Jim has performed and recorded with jazz greats, Dave Liebman, Kenny Wheeler, Jerry Bergonzi, George Garzone,  Mel Torme, Ira Sullivan, John Abercrombie, and Tim Hagens.

As well as performing and recording, Jim is on faculty at Toronto’s Humber College, the University of Toronto, and at the Banff Center in Alberta.