Jim Dix began formal music education in 3rd grade with studies on violin and
piano. In high school, he began performing professionally on trumpet and voice.
Jim went on to study voice, trumpet and keyboard at Florida Atlantic University, while performing with varied professional groups ranging from rock bands, vocal jazz ensembles and jazz combos, to the Florida Symphonic Pops.
In 1992, Jim moved to Boston to attend Berklee College of Music, focusing on songwriting and vocal performance. There he continued singing vocal jazz as tenor and soloist in the Berklee Advanced Vocal Jazz Ensemble and Vocal Jazz Recording Quartet.
In 2003, Jim released his debut solo album, Flowers from Eden, combining elements of R&B, Funk, Rock, and Jazz in all original songs.
From 2004 to 2013, he worked extensively with Gaffney Productions, performing on lead and backing vocals, trumpet, and keyboard at festivals, corporate, and private events.
From 2013 to present, Jim has worked with Private Stock, a top notch private event band out of South Florida, performing on lead and backing vocals, trumpet, keyboard, guitar, and bass, in venues all over the U.S., and internationally.
In addition to being an active professional performer, Jim is also a serious vocal coach. He provides expert voice instruction through Jim Dix Voice Studio, his teaching / Pro Tools project studio in Delray Beach, Florida.
His introduction to Mix technique came under the guidance of internationally renowned voice teacher Mary Walkley, beginning in 2003. He is currently an associate teacher of her Miami based Connected Voice studio.
Jim Dix Voice Studio is committed to working with students to create amazing results, and to help students to develop their talents in a way that is expresses their unique qualities, and provides the capabilities needed to achieve their goals.
For more information or to arrange a FREE no obligation introductory voice lesson, visit Jim Dix Voice Studio or contact Jim Dix by using the Contact form below.
Additional information on private instruction can be found on the Voice lessons page on this site.