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Jim Bruno is a seasoned singer/songwriter out of the San Francisco Bay Area. He's had material recorded by such artists as Shawn Colvin (No Friend To Me, I'm Talking To You) Mary Lou Lord,(On The Avenue, I'm Talking To You), Cliff Eberhardt, (On The Av
 
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Jim Posted: Sep 21, 2011
Thank you, Brenda, for your kind comments! They especially mean a lot coming from a fellow musician.

SIU and Carbondale were some of the best years of my life.

All the best,
Jim

Brenda Moon Barnett Posted: Sep 2, 2011
Carbondale, IL, USA
I have heard your name for many years now Jim. I happened to see you sign and comment on the Carbondale page. Such an honor to claim you as an alumni of Carbondale and SIU. Have followed your career many years now. I have played keyboards for over 45 years now. I went to HS with Shawn Colvin. She was in the class behind me.

Jim Posted: Apr 6, 2011
Hi Linda,
Nice to hear from you!
Jim

Linda (Mitchell) Doak Posted: Mar 21, 2011
Lockport, Illinois
I sent you a message. Relocated your website recently on a Classmates upsdate. Glad you are well. Peace and Love.

Jim Posted: Sep 27, 2010
Hi Gay,

Thank you for your kind comments!

Jim

Gay Paris (the noisy annoying girl in the front row) Posted: Sep 19, 2010
Chabot College Music Business Class
Facebook: gay paris
Just wanted to send a thank you note for taking the time to come to our class and give back with your knowledge. It is much appreciated! We hope you come back soon and I hope to continue to be your student.

Best regards,

Jim Posted: Mar 29, 2010
Thanks, Wiz! It's always good to hear from you!

Wiz Posted: Mar 26, 2010
Blue Island, Il
Hi Jimmy, I am planning on making a photography web page and I thought I would check yours out to cop some ideas. I like it! Things are fine in Chicago, and I'll be talking to you.
Wiz

Jim Posted: Mar 1, 2010
Thanks, Michele! I hope all is well with you!

Michele Nelson Posted: Feb 27, 2010
Berkeley, CA
nelsonpics.com
Nice site, Jim.

Jim Posted: Feb 17, 2010
Barry,

i heard all about it! I heard it was great! I wish I could have been there.

Jim

Barry Soliday Posted: Feb 11, 2010
Fresno, CA
bjsolid@pacbell.net
Hi Jim,

Hope all is well with you.

I got together with my fellow "Roseland Band" group members (including Jim Williams) in Chicago last November for the Chicago Music Scene, the 60s and 70s book release by Dean Milano. Our picture is in the book. It was a 35 year reunion for us. We played four songs at the Chicago Pop Festival / book release party.

Jim Posted: Jan 27, 2010
Hi Mike,

Absolutely! The class is appropriate for someone who hasn't written in awhile.

Thanks for your interest in the class!
Jim

Michael Radtke Posted: Jan 24, 2010
Berkeley, CA
http://www.fablesongs.com/mradtke/michaelradtke.html
I am just now re-entering music after twenty plus years. And an equal amount of time away from guitar. Is your class something that might be an incentive for me to re-establish my songwriting?

Jim Posted: Dec 14, 2009
David,

I hope you take the class! It's offered online as well as 'live'.

I hope to have you soon as student!

Regards,
Jim

Rhonda Goldstone Posted: Dec 10, 2009
Los Altos, CA
I had no clue you were here...what's that about?
I work at Foothill and am interested in song writing....albeit small talent. We have such a talented Fine Arts Dept.!!!

Thanks for posting on our web page....and good luck in the city.
Rhonda

David Youtsey Posted: Dec 9, 2009
Dixon, Ca. U.S.A.
dyoutsey@sbcglobal.net
Sounds like a class, (Foothills songwriting), I need. I am a protools user, I have been playing guitar for a long time and hit a wall for years. I recently, thinking I had nowhere else to go, started composing tunes in alternate tunings, (About 3 years ago or so). Well what do you know, I have composed some 30-35 tunes, a few are pretty good. I am terrible at lyrics and your class sounds like I could learn something.

Jim Posted: Nov 19, 2009
Rebecca,

Thanks so much for your comments!

Jim

Rebecca Posted: Nov 12, 2009
Tulsa, OK, USA
duanefernandez.com
Jim,
My husband and I totally dig your sound! Please come to Tulsa- everyone would love you here. That's a promise!

-Rebecca F.

Jim Posted: Sep 19, 2009
Patrick,

Thank you for your comments! It's nice to know that someone is listening.

I rarely tour but next time I'm up your way I'll be sure to let you know.

Thanks again!
Jim

Patrick Martin Posted: Sep 8, 2009
Bellingham, wa USA
Hey, just heard some of your tunes on Pandora. I really like it. Think I will download the new album. Sounds great. Do you ever play in the seattle-bellingham area??? Well Done indeed!!!

Jim Posted: Aug 16, 2009
Thanks, Jim! It's great to have you in the class!

Jim

Jim Beck Posted: Jul 31, 2009
San Mateo
Hi Jim,

I just finished listening to your songs on this site. Really enjoyed them...as I am your classes this fall.
Jim Beck

Jim Posted: Jul 30, 2009
Hi Bob,

Thanks for the kind comments!

Jim

Bob Fortuna Posted: Jul 24, 2009
Hamden, Ct
familymusichamden.com
Hey Jim...just got off the phone with you at the ML...Cool site ....like your songs...
Be well brother sicilian..Bob@FMC

Jim Posted: Jul 24, 2009
Thanks, Rod!

rod miller Posted: Jun 26, 2009
pahrump, nv.
you are awsome jim. we have a small studio here and might need some advice!

Jim Posted: May 29, 2009
Vince,

Thanks so much for the kind words! They mean a lot to me especially coming from an artist of your caliber!

Jim

Vince D'Augelli Posted: May 28, 2009
McKinleyville, CA
Once you've heard a Jim Bruno song, there's no getting it out of your head. If Jim were born 500 years ago or 500 years from now, he'd still have been a songwriter/musician/poet.

Jim Posted: Apr 9, 2009
Thanks, George!

George Tamayo Posted: Mar 1, 2009
Roseville, CA USA
www.georgetamayo.com
I am a member of the West Coast Songwriters (Sacramento Division.) I really like your tunes. A very warm style of music.

Karen Hogan Posted: Feb 28, 2009
Casper, WY
20 years ago...I went to SMI it was a pleasure hearing your music than and it is a pleasure to hear it now. Great stuff Dude! Keep on keeping on! God Bless!

meg crompton winslow (formerly meg griffin from PI !!!) Posted: Feb 10, 2009
133 colton ave san carlos ca 94070
megwinslow@stanford.edu
Jimmy,

We worked together at Pathology Institute a lifetime ago.... What a treat to find your website! I think John (crompton) got your music when we split up. Hey, didn't he alter the lyrics in 'Me and my Michael' for our wedding??..still, I've sung what I can remember of your lyrics to both of my kids through the years.
I loved that one ' on a corner just like this one'... Any chance of hearing you play or getting some of your music?
Meg

Paul Griffiths Posted: Feb 9, 2009
Hi Jim loved the show at the Freight, wished I could have stayed around at the end but I was done...loved the line up and hope you repeat it sometime. Best Wishes, Paul Griffiths

Jim Posted: Nov 28, 2008
Thanks, Paul! Looking forward to seeing you in January!
Jim

Paul Griffiths Posted: Nov 27, 2008
SF
Hey Jim,

Just listening to your songs esp. Ray with my in-laws in S> Californis. Thye loved them as they should! Hope life is treating you well. I think we got the house...very scarey! I would love to join your Monday pm class in the fall. OK hope Thanksgiving is treating you well in the US of Obama. All the best, Paul Griffiths

Jim Posted: Sep 22, 2008
Meryn,

It was a pleasure meeting you as well!

I really loved your songs! I hope to see you at the Freight's Songwriting Workshop.

Jim

Meryn Gruhn Di Tullio Posted: Sep 19, 2008
East Bay, CA
Jim, it was great to have met you at the West Coast Songwriters conference last weekend. Thank you so much for all of your generous insight and hoping to catch you at your workshop at the Freight & Salvage in October!

Best regards,
Meryn Gruhn Di Tullio

Jim Posted: Aug 12, 2008
Hey Trevor,

I appreciate your comments!

I'll be sure to contact you when I'm in your area.

Thanks again!
Jim

Trevor Duncan Posted: Aug 11, 2008
Yakima, Washington, USA
http://www.new.facebook.com/profile.php?id=728280803
Love listening to your music. Let me know when you are within a 100 miles of Portland OR

Jim Posted: May 25, 2008
Thanks, Jan! Always good to hear from you!
I'll be performing at Cafe La Flore at 1032 Clement in SF on June 12th. Hope to see you soon!
Jim

jclairean Posted: May 25, 2008
Gardnerville Nevada USA
jclaireanaol.com
Hi Jimmy
I was going to go to a card room to play and Your web sight just popped up...good thing computers are like this or that.
This is Jan and I am happy to see you looking so professional. I would love to see you in person playing and singing. KeeP me posted please so my hubby and I can come hear your fabulous music in person. I think of you often .... Jan

Jim Posted: May 24, 2008
United States
Thanks for stopping by the website, Paul, and thanks for the kind comments!

route 60 paul Posted: May 23, 2008
WV
great stuff,jim. i really appreciate that the guy on the other end of the phone is a real musician and writer. It's nice to be reminded that i'm not the only ole' songwriter still having to work the day gig.

Jim Posted: Apr 28, 2008
Thanks, Jerry!

Jerry Shorb Posted: Apr 27, 2008
Grottoes, Virginia
Great Site. I look forward to hearing you live on the East Coast someday. Keep up the good work and thanks for sharing your talent.

Regards,
Jerry
Jerry's Bluegrass Corner

Jim Posted: Apr 14, 2008
Hey David,

Thanks so much for the comments!
I'm loving what I'm hearing from your site as well.

Keep up the great work!
Jim

David Bruce Davis Posted: Apr 12, 2008
Westmont, IL
www.davidbrucedavis.com
Hey Jim! I've been kicking back and listening to the entire catalog of your songs on your Broadjam page. Excellent stuff man!!! You are a great songwriter. I love it when someone tells me a story in a song. Ray Took a Slug in the Leg is my favorite so far. Calls back to Lennon and very reminiscent of The Band. Love it! :)

Here's to you takin the song of the month out there!
David

Jim Posted: Jan 23, 2008
Thanks, Michael! I appreciate it!

micheal Posted: Jan 23, 2008
lawrence, kansas, us
http://www.sunflower.com/~steffani/music.htm
i have discovered your music online and really enjoy listening. congrats and i look forward to hearing more.

Jim Posted: Nov 23, 2007
Hi Greta,

It's great to hear from you!

How's life? Are you still playing music?

Please send me an email via my 'Contact' tab with your contact info.

Lots to catch up on!

Jim

Greta (Mitchell) Tristram Posted: Nov 20, 2007
New York, NY USA
Well hello there! So nice to finally find you. I'm glad to see that you're still playing and making music. You have always been my favorite songwriter.

Greta

Jim Posted: Nov 16, 2007
Thanks, John! Looking forward to reading the review!

John Tenting Posted: Nov 15, 2007
Canyon Country CA. USA
www.myspace.com/thesilverbrothers
Hi Jim! Stepping in to do your review. Everything looks and sounds great.

JT

Jim Posted: Sep 18, 2007
Hey Rich,

Good to hear from you and thanks for the kind comments!

I'm up for the beer! Just say when!

Jim

Rich Ferris Posted: Sep 17, 2007
Alameda, CA
www.myspace.com/thisisbulk
Hey Jim!
Loooong time, eh buddy? Website looks great and songs are just as great as they were... although I thought my bass lines were key during our couple of performances...haha.

Keep it up! We need to get together for a beer sometime and catch up.

Take Care,

Rich

Jim Posted: Aug 30, 2007
Hey Hurricane Bob,

Really good to hear from you and that you're still playing!

It was a lot of fun gigging with you!

Send me an email with your contact info via my 'contact' tab. I'd love to catch up on things!

By the way "Hurricane Bob" would be a perfect Zydeco nickname!

Jim

Robert Lee (aka Bob Lieberman) Posted: Aug 26, 2007
Portland, OR
home.earthlink.net/~smoothbow
Hi Jimmy,
I played violin with you, Charlie, Chris, et al at the Hotel Utah and other places. I don't know if you remember. I'm glad to see you're still doin' it. I can actually play now! I play violin in a zydeco band and a salsa band. Hi to Kathleen... Bob

Jim Posted: May 19, 2007
Joe,

Thanks for the kind comments!

I'm also glad we reconnected. I'll never forget those days in C'dale!

Jim

Joe Beck Posted: May 18, 2007
Denver, Colorado
Hey Jimmy,
More great song writing from you and so great to re-connect the lines after 30 years ! Nice Website !
Breakfast at Mary Lou's ?
Peace my friend,
Joe

Jim Posted: Apr 25, 2007
Thanks, Tony! I appreciate it!
Jim

Tony Posted: Apr 23, 2007
Los Angeles, CA
www.toddhannigan.com
Jim -

Loved your song "Ray took a slug in the leg!" I heard it through Pandora.com and was really digging it. Keep up the good work Brotheryn!

Best regards,
Tony

Jim Posted: Apr 19, 2007
Mansi,

Thanks so much! I love the Internet! How else would someone in New Dehli hear my music.

Jim

Mansi Handa Posted: Apr 19, 2007
New Delhi, New Delhi, India
I heard your music on Pandora.com.
Lovely!
Keep enjoying.


Jim Posted: Apr 15, 2007
Thanks, Darren,

It's nice to know someone out there is listening!

Jim

Darren Bateas Posted: Apr 14, 2007
Santa Monica, CA, US of A
www.biking4books.com
Had the pleasure of hearing your music this evening on radioparadise.com . Fantastic work!

Jim Posted: Jan 11, 2007
Francesca,

I enjoyed hearing your music also!
Great songs! I really enjoy those songwriter nights at Mike's.

Take care,
Jim

Francesca Lee Posted: Jan 11, 2007
San Francisco, CA, US
www.francesca-lee.com
Jim,

So nice meeting you the other night and listening to the new songs. Looking forward to hearing more. Keep in touch.

Francesca

Jim Posted: Dec 8, 2006
Hey Jon,

How are you? Thanks for the kind comments!

Jon Manahan Posted: Dec 7, 2006
san BRUNO, CA
Hi Jimmy,

Long time no talk, my friend. Awesome songs! I'm about to buy my copy. Pls. keep up the good work and regards to Cathleen and Ruby.

Talk to you soon!
Jon

Jim Posted: Nov 14, 2006
Kristine,

Of course I remember you! It's great to hear from you! I hope that life has been kind! Send me an email via the Contact tab and we'll catch up.

Jim

Kristine Chambers Miller Posted: Nov 13, 2006
San Mateo, CA
Hi Jim!

Remember me? I was thinking about you and thought I'd look you up. I am thrilled that you are still recording! My timing is great, since you have a CD coming out. I will check back soon.
Take care!

Jim Posted: Oct 10, 2006
Dear Stu and Peg,

Sheesh! It's hard enough finishing up the CD in English!

Love to the both of you!
Jim

Stu and Peg Posted: Oct 9, 2006
Elk,CA USA
Looking forward to your new CD in Italian! One more manicotti for the road. We love you. Stu and Peg

mabelle Posted: Sep 30, 2006
Hey Jim :)

Nice site! Great songs!!

Jim Posted: Sep 14, 2006
I'd love to visit C'dale! I miss my friends there!


JOE C AND MICKEY RITCHASON (SCHOOL HOUSE) Posted: Sep 12, 2006
THE MECCA CARBONDALE IL
WWW.SOUNDCOREMUSIC.COM
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DAVE MICK(GUN RUNNER RYTHM KINGS JACK OBOYLE (SKID CITY)
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COME ON BACK AND WELL GET YOU A GIG AT PKS WE GOT THE BACK UP BAND

H.B. Koplowitz Posted: Jul 31, 2006
Hollyweird, CA
hbkoplowitz.com
Hey Jim, Great hearing from you! Nice tunes. I'll trade you a book for a CD when the time comes. Good to see you are still carrying on.

H.B.

Jan Mc Ewen Posted: Jul 15, 2006
Gardnerville Nevada
jclairean@aol.com
Hi Jimmy

I always knew you would make it.
Good to see you. I think of you and of course wonder where Ed is too these days!! Best Wishes Jan

jim tangen-foster Posted: Jul 8, 2006
hudson, wi
jimmy (or should i call you jim?): it was great seeing and dining with you, kathleen, and ruby in portland., along with mutual friends and family. we all got together at Borg's (a longtime friend and drummer you met that night) and played music. we sang the jimmy bruno standard "pretty darlin'," with borg putting down a cool rythum on a turkish drum, me on borg's martin, and laurel with her great harmonies.

JP Soars Posted: Apr 19, 2006
Boca Raton Florida
www.myspace.com/gypsyblueacousticreview
Hey JIm,
Great stuff. Very soothing. Some of it reminds me a little of Dire Straits, kinda beatles like with a little Tom Petty tossed in.

Julie Chandler Posted: Apr 13, 2006
Pacifica
juliechandler@sbcglobal.net
Jimmy -
This is way, way cool!

Love,
Julie


ken daniels Posted: Apr 6, 2006
santa monica, ca usa
truetonemusic.com
jim,

you're looking great. grest to reconnect with you.
thanks for sending me your homepage and for taking good care of me at saga. hope to see you one of these days. all love,ken

Rob Laurens Posted: Apr 1, 2006
Somerville, Massachusetts
www.roblaurens.net
Jimmy --
Wonderful to hear from you! And to see you've launched into cyberspace.
Keep strummin', dude!
Rob

Bonnie and John Posted: Mar 28, 2006
Plainfield, Il
johnramsay@sbcglobal.net
Dear Jimmy,
Great website!! We are two of your oldest (literally, I guess!) and biggest fans. Wish we could come and hear you play more often.

Love,
Bonnie and John

Dave Marshall Posted: Mar 21, 2006
Houston, Texas
Nice site. I like "Steady Rhythm of Time" and "I Never Was the One". Your another interesting and talented guy that has talked me into buying stuff from Saga.

Bob And Dolores Hicks Posted: Mar 18, 2006
Congratulations on your pursuit of excellence with music. The sounds are right on! Great having you as neighbors, keep up the good work.

Karl Markl Posted: Mar 15, 2006
St. Louis, MO
scvi1@aol.com
Great music!! Neat website!!!

Mark Soljacich Posted: Mar 15, 2006
Lemont, IL
marksoljacich@comcast.net
Hey Cuz,
Great site, songs sound great on here. If you need some guitar on the new stuff let me know, I'm there.

See you soon,

Mark

Wiz Posted: Mar 14, 2006
Blue Island, IL
Jimmy,

Site looks great! Try to add a few more songs and maybe some photos from past gigs.
Wiz



John Palme Posted: Mar 14, 2006
Walnut Creek, CA
http://userwww.sfsu.edu/~jpalme/welcome2.html
Congatulations. Now when you want to tell people where to go, you can say "hey buddy, check my web page!"

Kyle Roth Posted: Mar 14, 2006
Chester (near Phila) PA
Wherever I hang my virtual hat
What this web site is sorely lacking is photos of rehearsals inside a beer vat. Other than that, it's great. I have not yet checked out the tunes, so I'll post again after I have had that pleasure.

Rock on.

KR

Jerry's Buegrass Corner Posted: Mar 14, 2006
Grottoes, Virginia
I'll be watching for your first Bluegrass Song. Best of luck!

Jerry

Antonio V. Bertucci Posted: Mar 13, 2006
Virginia Minnesota
tonio2bert@yahoo.com
Great I'm excited for you &to be able to here that great voice you have !! Nice haring you

Jeff Hanson Posted: Mar 11, 2006
Oakland, CA
www.jeffypoprecords.com
Jimmy, good to have you aboard the 21st Century Express. Great site, great songs, great links -- thanks!
A fan forever --
-- J

chuck and jan sulek Posted: Mar 10, 2006
evergreen park il 60805
jkemist@sbcglobal.net
we were blind was real cool wiz made me a copy of your cd when you were hear it sounds great T sent me yor web site keep the faith love it . chucksulek

Carol Denney Posted: Mar 10, 2006
Berkeley, California, USA
www.caroldenney.com
Great photo - who is that guy?

Sandy (Bruno) Killeen Posted: Mar 10, 2006
Chicago, IL
I love the website, Jimmy! I've always been so proud of my brother, your charachter and your music.

Can't wait to see what's next!

chuck prophet Posted: Mar 10, 2006
sf ca
dudeman,
so you've taken the plunge. welcome to the future maestro! i can hardly wait till tomorrow... why? you get better looking everyday!
let's write more songs....
or rob a liquor store or something.
your pal,
CP

CP

Tom & Carmela Taglioli Posted: Mar 10, 2006
Chicago, Il.
Tommytags@hotmail.com
Well, its about time.
All our best

Tad Lathrop Posted: Mar 10, 2006
Whoa! A new place to hang out. With musical accompaniment. I'm there!

Site looks great Jim!

Dennis Juarez Posted: Mar 10, 2006
Oakland, Ca
Jimmy,
Ok, it was Chuck's idea, but I've known you longer so I get to drive the getaway car. The site looks great...can't wait to hear what Winger does with the Brunotes!

Red Polston Posted: Mar 10, 2006
Tulsa, OK
www.halojordan.com
You make us all proud to know you Bro. Looking forward to what's next from you. Keep moving it on down the road. RED

Jacob Groopman Posted: Mar 10, 2006
Berkeley CA
www.myspace.com/jacobgroopman
Nice Jim.......the site looks great......can't wait to hear the new album!! stop by the 5th string sometime! take care,
Jacob

Don Horn Posted: Mar 10, 2006
Colorado Springs
homepage.mac.com/donald.horn/main/
Looks good, sounds great! Can't wait for the CD release party. Oh yeah, and for the CD!

The guy who's always asleep,

Don

Ed Jahn Posted: Mar 10, 2006
Saratoga Springs, NY
Jimmy,

To this day I still use one of your songs for warm-up and sound check (...sometimes I feel like a cigarette ash...). That one goes way back. Love your music.

Chris Jefferies Posted: Mar 10, 2006
Berkeley, CA
www.myspace.com/chrisjx
Glad to see the site is up. Your own domain name and everything.

Perseverance (and some damned fine songs) furthers.

From the man who never sleeps,
Chris.


Tom Block Posted: Mar 10, 2006
SF, CA
Looking good, Mr. B. (Miss you, dude. It's been too long...)

Keep up the good work!

Alfredo Jahn Posted: Mar 9, 2006
Dallas, TX USA
www.jahnweb.com/alfredo/
Hey Jimmy! So glad to see you on the web. Your songs sound great! I can't wait for the CD to come out. Nice site. Take care brother...

Alfredo


John Kuntz Posted: Mar 9, 2006
Forestville, CA
Mighty fine site! Great photos - and excellent music. It's good to see it up finally. Looking forward to the CD!

Ron and Thena Zaragoza Posted: Mar 9, 2006
Sacramento, CA
www.bluefogdesign.com
Jimmy!
Very Nice !

I'm glad you're on the world wiide web for all to hear your music!!! Can't wait to catch your show sometime!!! Say hi to the family!

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