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Jim Galloway

Jim Galloway

born on 28/7/1936 in Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

died on 30/12/2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Jim Galloway

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Jim Galloway

Jim Galloway (born James Braidie Galloway 28 July 1936 in Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland)[1] is a jazz clarinet and saxophone player. He has based his career in Canada since emigrating in the mid-1960s. He began an ensemble, the Wee Big Band, in the late 1970s.

One of his albums, Walking On Air, was nominated for Best Jazz Album at the Juno Awards of 1980.

He has been artistic director of the Toronto Jazz Festival Toronto Jazz Festival from 1987 to 2009.[2] In 2002 he was made a Chevalier of the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. His musical performances continue to be listed on the Toronto Jazz Festival website.[3]


  1. Miller, Mark (2002). Galloway, Jim Barry Kernfeld The new Grove dictionary of jazz, vol. 2, 2nd, p. 78, New York: Grove's Dictionaries Inc..
  2. Jim Galloway leaves Toronto Jazz Festival. The Globe And Mail (22 October 2009).
  3. John Sherwood Jazz Party featuring Jim Galloway. Official site: TD Toronto Jazz Festival. Toronto Downtown Jazz (2010). Retrieved on 12 July 2010.

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