“The Kurzweil Forte gives me the power to make the music in my head a reality. No compromises, no limitations. If I need it done, the Forte can do it”
– Jim Alfredson
Jim Alfredson has performed and toured with major jazz artists like Bob James, Eric Marienthal, James Carter, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Fareed Haque, and drummer Harvey Mason. Other credits include high profile blues acts Taj Mahal, Buddy Guy and Grammy-nominated singer Janiva Magness, with whom he toured 2010 to 2014. Jim is currently playing with several high profile acts, including Detroit’s Queen of Blues, Thornetta Davis, Laura Rain the Ceasars, and Big Apple Blues. Known for his Hammond organ work across genres, Jim has recorded several albums with his own bands that have received popular and critical acclaim, including jazz soul trio Organissimo and keys-driven progressive rock band, THEO.
“Combine Alfredson’s knack for choosing just the right color and tone in any given composition with his colleagues’ ability to match his gestures, and you have one of the most promising organ trios in jazz.” ~ Chicago Tribune
“Jim Alfredson is a remarkable organist who seamlessly synthesizes several generations of keyboard influences.” ~ James Hale, Downbeat Magazine