Jim Vivian

Jim Vivian has been at the forefront of music making in Canada for over 25 years, with more than 25 recordings nominated for a Juno. Collaborators include national artists Mike Murley, Don Thompson and Steve Amirault, international artists including Kenny Wheeler, Norma Winstone and Dave Leibman.
Originally from Newfoundland, Jim moved from St. John's to Toronto in 1979 to pursue classical bass studies, and during the early 1980's began focusing more on jazz and improvised music.

An experienced teacher, Jim is presently on faculty at the University of Toronto, York University, and the Humber College Community School.

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