In 1959 he formed “The Satellites”, a premier oldies band. The Satellites received national Billboard attention in 1960 with their 45RPM recording “Moody”. In the later years the band performed for opening and backing many of the national oldies acts including: The Drifters, The Coasters, The Diamonds, The Tokens, Frankie Ford, Ray Peterson, Bobby Lewis, Little Anthony & The Imperials, The Platters and more. Jim performed in Las Vegas for six months during 2003. He has also performed for the Elks, American Legions, Amvets, Moose Lodges and many more.
Jim performs the music you grew up with, 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, classic rock, blues, standards, rockabilly, country, reggae, island and variety.
He performs with his guitar, computer drums and great vocals. Jim interacts with the audience and can please just about any age group.