Jim Masters -
Jim's musical career began at an early age. Music in his home was mainly bluegrass and country. Playing mostly at the family gatherings and an occasional garage bands, he developed a broad range of musical interests. Jim has always been drawn to music, especially the acoustic guitar. He enjoys all genres of music; Rock, Country, Bluegrass, Americana, R&B, Folk and Blues.
Jim has been on this musical journey for a while now and he is a product of all he has experienced thus far. Therefore, his music is a culmination of those wonderful sounds he listened to through the years.
Jim has many musical heroes: The Beatles, The Eagles, Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, CSN, John Prine, John Hyatt, Jim Croce, Gordon Lightfoot, Tim O’Brien, Darrel Scott, Jimmy Webb, Lester Flat, Earle Scruggs, Bill Monroe, and the list goes on!
Jim has been extremely fortunate to have performed in many local bands with some very talented musicians.
During Jim’s shows he covers a variety artists in new country, classic country/pop/rock, blues, Americana, folk and of course his own original songs. Some people say Jim’s voice is reminiscent of Gordon Lightfoot, one of Jim’s musical heroes.
Jim is a singer/songwriter, plays guitar, mandolin, and bass
His approach to writing a song is simple, "Just Write About Life".