Jim Kelly

Jim Kelly established himself as a gifted contemporary guitarist and composer when he formed Australia's leading jazz-rock fusion band Crossfire. He is in great demand at jazz festivals and live music venues.

Jim Kelly established himself as a gifted contemporary guitarist and composer when he formed Australia's leading jazz-rock fusion band Crossfire. Crossfire recorded seven albums and performed in the USA, UK, Europe, India,South-East Asia and Japan. Jazz greats Randy Brecker, DonGrusin and Lee Ritenour also collaborated with Crossfire to tour Australia.

Kelly has also released six CDs under his own name, and he is in great demand at jazz festivals and live music venues.

Performing as d'volv

d'volv (Jim Kelly, Peter Martin and Jon Fitzgerald) features the distinctive combination of steel-string, electric and nylon-string guitars. The group performs original instrumental compositions with a wide range of musical influences - from Spain, Ireland, Latin America, jazz, blues and classical music.

africussia

Performer: Guitar, Composer

Innovative ensemble d'volv formed as in 1999 and features the rare combination of electric, steel and nylon string acoustic guitars, performing original compositions with musical influences from Spain, Ireland, contemporary Art music, blues and jazz.


Compositions by Jim Kelly also appear on

Ya-de-ya

Performer: Guitar, Composer

If you would enjoy a laid-back nightclub scene with a smoothed out jazz band, and a lady with an amazingly strong voice pouring down like silver, this album is for you. This classic LP from Jazz Great Linda Cable has now been re-reissued on CD.


Jim Kelly also appears on

Uttered Nonsense (The Owl and the Pussycat)

Performer: Electric Guitar

Uttered nonsense, (The Owl and the Pussycat), consists eight works of Edward Lear, spoken with the utmost gravity by Mr Ivan Smith, and set to music of the most nonsensical nature by John Sangster.

Landscapes of Middle Earth

Performer: Guitar

We complete our restored re-release of John Sangster's jazz-inspired view of Tolkien's epic tale with this the fourth and final work in the series. Originally a double LP released in the late 1970s, this album finally met the CD age late in 2006.