About Jim Dix
Jim Dix began formal music education in 3rd grade with studies on violin and piano. In high school, he began performing professionally on trumpet and voice.
Jim went on to study voice, trumpet and keyboard at Florida Atlantic University, and studying classical voice for 5 years with Royal Academy of Music graduate, Maria Ward-Heslop. At the same time, Jim performed with varied professional groups ranging from rock bands, vocal jazz ensembles and jazz combos, to the Florida Symphonic Pops.
In 1992, Jim moved to Boston to attend Berklee College of Music, focusing on vocal performance, studio singing, and songwriting. There he honed his skills as a lead vocalist both on stage and in the studio, and continued singing vocal jazz as tenor and soloist in the Berklee Advanced Vocal Jazz Ensemble and Vocal Jazz Recording Quartet.
Jim then returned to his native South Florida and engaged in jazz, pop, rock, and R&B performances in Festivals, night clubs, and private events, and continued his original songwriting. In 2003, Jim released his debut solo album, Flowers from Eden, combining elements of R&B, Funk, Rock, and Jazz in all original songs.
From 2004 to 2013, he worked extensively with Gaffney Productions, performing on lead vocals, trumpet, and keyboard at festivals, weddings, corporate events, and private parties all over Florida.
From 2013 to present Jim has worked full time with Private Stock, performing on lead and background vocals, trumpet, keyboard, guitar, and bass, in venues all over the U.S., and internationally.
In addition to being an active professional performer, Jim is also a serious vocal coach. He provides expert voice instruction through Jim Dix Voice Studio, his Delray Beach teaching / project studio.
He has studied extensively in classical, jazz, pop, R&B and rock genres, both privately and formally at Berklee College of Music and Florida Atlantic University.
His introduction to Mix technique came under the guidance of internationally renowned voice teacher Mary Walkley, beginning in 2003.
He is currently an associate teacher of her Miami based Connected Voice studio, and an associate member of International Voice Teachers of Mix.
Jim Dix Voice Studio is committed to working with students to create amazing results, and to help students to develop their talents in a way that is expresses their unique qualities, and provides the capabilities needed to achieve their goals.
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