Jim Bruno's songs have been recorded by Shawn Colvin, Chuck Prophet, Mary Lou Lord, Cliff Eberhardt, Thad Cockrell, Maurice Tani and Laurie MacAllister.
Jim recently formed the "JIM BRUNO TRIO" which includes Jim Barnes on Lead Guitar and Andrew Sisco on Bass.
As a performing songwriter he has performed with or opened shows for the following artists: Shawn Colvin, Timothy B Schmidt, Graham Parker, John Gorka, Charlie Musselwhite, Joe Ely, Greg Brown, Mary Lou Lord, Steve Forbert, Bill Morrissey, Big Twist, and Cliff Eberhardt. He’s performed at the Greenwich Village Folk Festival, the Udine Folk Festival in Udine, Italy, The Madame Guitar Festival in Tricesimo, Italy and has toured five times in Europe. He also played bass, guitar and sang in the Shawn Colvin Band for a number of years and often performed with Shawn as a duet.
He previously taught songwriting for 11 years at Foothill College and at the Freight and Salvage in Berkeley also for 11 years.
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I love performing at Morgan's Mill in Woodland. This will be the first time I'll be performing there with my trio. I hope you'll join us!
I'll be performing with my trio including Jim Barnes on Lead Guitar and Andrew Sisco on Bass. We'll be sharing the stage with one of the best performing songwriters I know, the great Maurice Tani.
I'm really looking forward to this regular 'homecoming' gig in Chicago. I'm always thrilled to perform with my cousin, Mark Soljacich and Brian Sandstrom.
I'll be co-hosting the West Coast Songwriters Open Mic. Signup is at 6:30pm / Showtime is 7pm.
A one day songwriting conference with Industry Professionals reviewing your music and giving expert advice. Don't miss this event! I'll be there meeting with conference attendees and giving advice. I will also be performing in the Sunset Concert.
I'll be teaching a Songwriting Masterclass followed by the WCSA Spring Songwriters Showcase. I'll be the MC and will perform a short set.
I'll be swapping songs and stories with my good friend, the talented Maurice Tani! I always enjoy sharing the stage with Maurice.
I'll be performing for 1 1/2hrs and talking about songwriting.
I'll be co-hosting the West Coast Songwriters Open Mic along with Dan MacDonald.
I'll be premiering my new trio at one of my favorite venues, The Lost Church in San Francisco. Opening the show will be the fabulous Keller Sisters. It's going to be a great evening of music and laughter. Hope to see you there.
Dan MacDonald and I will be hosting the West Coast Songwriters Open Mic at Morgan's Mill in Woodland. Sign up is at 6:30pm with Showtime at 7pm.
This is a benefit for Josie's Place. Ten performers each performing two Beatle Songs. The performers include Karen Almquist, Wendy Beckerman, Hiram Bell, Paul Griffiths, Chris Jefferies, Dennis Juarez, John Palme, Mick Shaffer, Maurice Tani and me. It will be a great night for a great cause. Josie’s Place provides support in a safe and caring environment, to children, teens, and their families in the San Francisco Bay Area who are grieving a death of a family member or friend. https://josiesplace.org/
Illuminate Live in association with SF Parks Alliance and SF RPD present: Illuminate Live - Wednesday Singer/Songwriter Series
I'll be performing with Dennis Juarez and Chris Ferreira at 6pm. The Beautiful Loser are performing at 4pm Dore Coller is on at 5pm
I'm really looking forward to sharing the stage with two amazing songwriters; Rita Hosking and Aireene Espiritu! Don't miss this onw.
I host a monthly open mic for the West Coast Songwriters Association. Members and Non-Members alike are welcome to perform. No cover is required but performers are expected to spend at least $5.
I'm so excited to share the stage with Carol Denney and Hiram Bell! Both outstanding people and performers. Don't miss this one!
I'll be teaching a songwriting workshop including song evaluations, lyric writing, melody writing and more.
Members and Non-Members of the West Coast Songwriters are welcome to participate. Sign up is at 6:30pm and Showtime is at 7pm. Performers are expected to spend at least $5.