@shaneobenson-JIM.MOL-3Q9A7512.jpg

Jim Molyneux is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, composer and producer hailing from Lancashire, and now based in East London.

 

Jim has been widely in demand as a drummer, keys player and vocalist for live performances, radio, TV and theatre. His session credits in the past two years include performances with Lucy Rose, The Lost Words: Spell Songs, Bow Anderson, Janet Devlin, Gabe Coulter, Grace Davies, Wilma Archer and many others.

 

In 2019 he arranged and performed orchestral and choral rendition of The Lost Words Blessing for The Lost Words: Spell Songs BBC Prom concert in London's Royal Albert Hall, which was broadcast live on BBC Radio 3.

 

Jim also produces and releases his own songs under the moniker of EMBLM, as well as producing and remixing tracks for Manchester indie band Big Society, Harry Heart and several others.

 

He studied at Chethams School of Music for five years before moving on to the Royal Northern College of Music, where he graduated from in 2013.

As a teenager, Jim also made it to the highly acclaimed Grand Final of the BBC Young Musician of the Year, after triumphing in the percussion final. The Grand Final was televised on BBC2 to 1.1 million viewers.

Performance Credits:

Lucy Rose - Percussion, Keys (2019 - 2020)

The Lost Words - Spell Songs - Drums, percussion, keys, accordion, vocals (2019-current)

Bow Anderson - Keys, Vocals (current)

Gabe Coulter  - Keys (2021 - current)

Janet Devlin - Keys, Vocals (2013 - current)

Grace Davies - Keys, Vocals (current)

Declan J Donovan - Keys, Vocals  (2020)

Tom Clarke (The Enemy) - Keys (2017 - current)

Lane 8 - Vocals & Songwriting on "Coming Back To You" (2018)

Julie Fowlis - TV appearance, The Hogmanay Show, BBC1 Scotland (2020)

Wilma Archer - Drums (2019 - current)

Callum Beattie - TV appearance, The Sara Cox Show, ITV (2019)

Glowrogues - Drums, Electronics, Composition (2014 - current)

FLAWES - Keys and vocals (2018 - 2019)

KNIGHT - Drums, Vocals (2017 - 2020)

Maz O'Connor - Drums (2021)

Propellor - Drums, Percussion, Electronics - (2016 - 2020)

4Square - Keys, Vocals, Accordion, Percussion, Composition (2006 - current)

Paradox Ensemble - Drums (2017 - current)

The Luck - Drums (2018 - 2019)

The Fair Rain - Drums, Percussion, Vocals (2012 - 2018)

Aizle - Keys (2016 - 2020)

The Lion King (West End Touring) - Marimba, Hand Percussion (2014)

The Producers (The Royal Exchange, Manchester) - Drums, percussion, keys (2018-19)

West Side Story (The Royal Exchange, Manchester) - Perc II (Vibraphone, Xylophone, Timps and percussion) and Perc I (Drums and percussion)  (2019)

Kitty Macfarlane - (Drums, Keys, Accordion, Vocals) (2018 - current) 

Edwin Waugh; The Lancashire Burns - Composer, Keys, Musical Director (2017)

Rising Up - Peterloo 2019 - Musical director, Accordion (2019)

Riot Jazz - Drums (2016, 2018, 2020)

Blair Dunlop - Drums, Vocals (2017)

David Gibb - Drums, Vocals, Keys (2014, 2017, 2019, 2020)

Beats 'n' Pieces Big Band - Drums (2012-3)

Tom Kitching - Drums (2014-15)