Jim Cooper

 

Jim Cooper and Nexus

Jim Cooper and Nexus is a new group which formed in August of 2019. Members of the group include Cooper and Randy Marsh on drums, Nick Calandro on bass and Derek Brown on saxophone. They recently performed at the 2019 South Haven Jazz Festival in September.  They also perform occasionally at the Speakeasy Lounge in Grand Rapids. Nexus is a meeting point for many different elements and Jim Cooper hopes to explore different elements of music, poetry and electronic sounds.   

 

 

Jim Cooper Trio/Quartet/Quintet  

Jim's quartet includes vibraphone, bass, drums and piano/vocals by Robin Connell. 

They perform selections from Jim's six CDs as well as arrangements of jazz standards. 

  

  

 

THE JIM COOPER QUARTET PAYS TRIBUTE TO THE JAZZ VIBRAPHONE MASTERS

Jim provides commentary and performs favorite selections by Lionel Hampton and Benny Goodman, Milt Jackson, Cal Tjader, Gary Burton, Bobby Hutcherson including a few Cooper originals.  Jim plays vibraphone, marimba and bells along with a quartet.