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Jim Molyneux is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, composer and producer hailing from Lancashire, and now residing in the vibrant East London music scene.

 

Jim's musical journey has seen him become a sought-after drummer, keyboardist, and vocalist for a wide array of live performances, radio, TV, and theatre productions.

 

Over the past few years, his session work has included collaborations with an impressive roster of artists, such as Paris Paloma, Barry Can't Swim, Laufey, Lucy Rose, The Lost Words: Spell Songs, Tom Grennan, Cian Ducrot, Bow Anderson, Izzy Bizu, Grace Davies, and many more.

 

In 2023, Jim had the opportunity to perform at prestigious venues like The O2 Arena and The Royal Albert Hall with various artists, in addition to playing a series of sold-out shows alongside singer songwriter Paris Paloma, and electronic artist Barry Can't Swim.

He recently arranged and orchestrated five songs for The Lost Words: Spell Songs BBC Prom, where he joined forces with the Northern Sinfonia and VOTRE choir. This memorable live performance was shared with a wide audience via BBC Radio 3, broadcast from The Sage, Gateshead.

In July 2023, he released his debut single "Every Road" which can be streamed here.

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, with an audience of 1.1 million viewers, was broadcast on BBC2.

Performance Credits:

Paris Paloma - Musical Direction, Drums, Keys (2024 - current)

Barry Can't Swim - Drums (2023 - current)

Lucy Rose - Drums, Percussion, Keys (2019 - current)

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

Laufey - Keys, Bass, Vocals (2023)

Tom Grennan - Keys (2023)

Cian Ducrot - Keys (2023)

Bow Anderson - Keys, Vocals (2020 - current)

Elle Coves - Key, drums, musical direction (2022 - current)

Izzy Bizu - Keys, Vocals (2022 - current)

Morgan - Musical co-direction (2023)

Mitch Sanders - Keys, Vocals (2022 - current)

Gabe Coulter  - Keys (2021 - current)

Beth McCarthy - Keys, Vocals (2022)

Janet Devlin - Keys, Vocals (2013 - current)

Grace Davies - Keys, Vocals (2019 - current)

Benedict Cork - Keys, Vocals (2022- current)

Litany - Keys (2021-2022)

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

Wilma Archer - Drums (2019 - current)

Callum Beattie - Keys, 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 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, 2023)

Blair Dunlop - Drums, Vocals (2017)

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

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

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