Buffalo, New York based trumpeter Jim Bohm began his musical training in his hometown of Clarence, New York and continued on to study at the State University of New York at Fredonia.
As a professional musician, Jim is a skilled performer who prides himself on his ability to cover a wide range of musical styles. Equally comfortable as a backing musician or band member, Jim has worked with national artists including Aretha Franklin, the Temptations, Four Tops, Gino Vanelli, Frankie Vallie, and the Scintas. In addition, Jim regularly works as a sideman with many local acts in the Western New York Region.
Jim has produced and performed on the releases "Soundstorm" from the Dave Steven’s Big Band, "Live" from neo-soul singer Nikki Hicks, and his own jazz CD "My Funny Valentine," from the Bohm Witman Project.
Jim wrote horn arrangements and played flugelhorn on contemporary jazz saxophonist Will Holton's CD "Love Stories Untold, Volume I."
Current projects include the Winelight Band, the Winelight Duo with keyboardist/singer Dave Calire, Tiger Chung Lee, The Dreaming Tree tribute to Dave Mathews, and as a for-hire union musician.
Jim is a proud performing artist and home dealer for CarolBrass, playing Carol Brass CTR-7660L-GSS-Bb-SL and CTR-5284L-YLT trumpets, and a Carol Brass CFL-7200-GSS-Bb-SL Legend flugelhorn. Jim's trumpet mouthpiece is a Spiri 3C-6 and his flugelhorn mouthpieces are a Best Brass 5M and a Michael Brand Groove mouthpiece.