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Classic American Songbook Hit Parade and Movie Theme Songs sung and played with Southern Roots sensibilities, and recorded in a church-turned-studio in Charlotte, NC.

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About Jim Wann

Jim Wann, chief composer and leading man for Broadway's (Tony-nominated, Best Musical) Pump Boys and Dinettes, is a music and theatre artist whose work has been performed across America and around the world.

A Morehead Scholar at UNC-Chapel Hill, Jim graduated with Honors in Writing and formed a music club with friends, Cat's Cradle. He migrated to New York City with his first show (co-author, Bland Simpson), Diamond Studs: The Life Of Jesse James, A Saloon Musical , a hit off-Broadway (NY Times: "Yes, yes, a thousand times yes!"), and a pioneering work for actor-musicians from the '70's to the present.

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Pump Boys & Dinettes

Pump Boys & Dinettes

It doesn't merely celebrate the value of friendship and life's simple pleasures, it embodies them....

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Video: Ossabaw Island Family Performance by Jim Wann

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In this video Jim Wann performs a song for the family who negotiated the ownership rights of Ossabaw Island with the state of Georgia.

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King Mackerel & The Blues are Running

Hugely popular in North Carolina and among concert audiences in NYC since the ‘80’s,...

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JIM WANN, much honored composer/lyricist and performer (Pump Boys And Dinettes, King Mackerel & The Blues Are Running) ), celebrates UNC and Chapel Hill roots in a new recording, Jim Wann & Friends: Blue Heaven.  Don Dixon, Marti Jones, Bland Simpson, Red Clay Ramblers, Tony Williamson, Rod Abernethy and more join Jim in the upbeat spirit of the original Cat’s Cradle, where many enduring friendships and musical journeys began.