JIM LUELLEN - musician, composer, arranger, music educator and owner of the Jim Luellen Music Co.Read more...
Jim has been a professional musician in the Columbus , Ohio area for over forty years. Beginning in the late 1950’s he was the leader of the Novelaires, a highly successful teenage Dixieland band that performed extensively throughout Ohio and the Midwest . That group played special engagements in New York City (the Ted Mack Amateur Hour), Toronto, Miami Beach, toured U. S. Airbases in New England and also had the opportunity to work with stars such as the Dukes of Dixieland, Mickey Rooney and the Supremes. (Check out a current issues of the Novelaires News Letters) Through the years Jim has performed with many artists including Phyllis Diller, Eartha Kitt, June Valli, Aretha Franklin, Buddy Morrow, Paula Kelly, Jr. and the Modernaires and toured with the “Stars of Lawrence Welk.” Currently Jim plays solo piano and leads his own trio at Columbus ’ Capital Club. Always in demand, he also performs with Vaughn Wiester’s Famous Jazz Orchestra, Matt Ellis’ Standard Time, the Jack Gorham Jazz Quartet, and the exciting jazz vocal group, Vocal Impact. Jim has also been the keyboardist for the Lewis Center United Methodist Church for eighteen years.
Jim has arranged and composed in many different musical settings. He has scored pieces for concert band, orchestra and various small instrumental ensembles. In the jazz vein, both big band and small combo charts are part of his portfolio and for choir he has arranged both sacred and secular pieces. Currently some of his compositions can be heard on two CDs, Echoes of the Heart, Song & Verse and Voices of Prayer. These CDs can be purchased through Jim’s company, the Jim Luellen Music Company, at www.echoesoftheheart.com.
After graduating from Columbus North High School, Jim attended The Ohio State University and received his B.S. in Education and an M.M. in Composition. As a music educator, Jim taught for over thirty years, mostly with the Columbus Public Schools. Currently he teaches piano to select students and does some vocal coaching.
JIM LUELLEN MUSIC CO. The Jim Luellen Music Company, along with Echoesoftheheart.com, is an online resource center for a community of independent musicians. Products offered on this site were produced by this community and currently consist of CDs [Spoken word, jazz, and Celtic].
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