Jim the Band

Jim the Band

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Jim the Band was a short-lived but regionally successful fusion rock outfit that blended hippie jam rock with funk, soul, lite jazz, '80s pop, and a tripped out sense of humor. The band was founded in 1995 under the name Nurse Rick by University of Illinois graduates Frank Gattone (piano), Dave Werba (guitar), and Barrett Schultz (bass). After helping to expand the small Champaign, IL, music scene by playing several near-abandoned clubs, the trio embarked on an ambitious West Co... Read more

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