Jim McNeely Pianist

Birthday May 18, 1949
Birthplace Illinois
Age 68 years old
Birth Sign Taurus


Grammy Award-winning jazz artist and composer of more than a dozen acclaimed albums.

Before Fame

He finished his Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Illinois. He became the lead soloist for the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Big Band in 1978.


He worked as the chief conductor of both Denmark and Germany's radio bands.

Family Life

He had two siblings, a younger sister and a younger brother. His family was residing in Chicago when he was born.

Associated With

He had a four-year collaborative partnership with the great Stan Getz.


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