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                                              Morning and Jim  Nichols     
San Francisco, CA
Morning & Jim Nichols
are two San Francisco
based musicians who
are known for their
versatility and mastery
of their art. They have
been performing
together in many
settings since 1982.
They have four CDs on
GSP Recordings to
their credit; "My Flame"
and "Unconditional
Love," Jim's solo work,
"Jazz and Country" and
their newest
ensemble release,
"Save Your Love for
Morning is an attractive and vivacious song stylist whose sound is pure and compelling. She has performed
extensively at a variety of concerts, clubs, and festivals. Morning has performed with Mark Murphy, Chet Atkins,
Martin Taylor, Les Brown Big Band, and others. She was featured for seven years with the acclaimed Full Faith &
Credit Big Band and has taught vocal clinics in Europe and the U.S., including Grammy in the Schools in San
Francisco. Just Jazz Guitar says: "…great voice – warm, sultry, and intense. She can swing with the best of them…"

Among other venues, Morning has performed at:
o Monterey Jazz Festival
o Mabel Mercer West Coast Cabaret Convention

Jim’s impressive credentials include appearances on television, radio, concert halls, and clubs including Carnegie
Hall and the Tonight Show. He has played and/or recorded with Kenny Rankin, Chet Atkins, Hubert Laws, Buddy
Montgomery, Van Morrison, Toots Thielemans, Tom Waits, and others. Jim has taught clinics in the U.S. and in
Europe including Stanford and Jamie Aebersold Jazz Workshops. He was featured at the ’97 Django Reinhardt
Festival in France with the great European guitarists, Romane and Martin Taylor. Jim is featured on "World of
Fingerstyle Jazz Guitar" for Stefan Grossman’s Guitar Workshop and has a Jazz Guitar instruction video on
Bransong Music. His solo CD was chosen by Guitar Player Magazine as a "Pick of the Year" for ’96 and in January
of 2001, Jim was interviewed in Fingerstyle Guitar Magazine. Chet Atkins said in his autobiography Me and My
Guitars: "And I know, as the torch is passed, our beloved instrument is in good hands with players like Jerry Reed,
Tommy Emmanuel, Richard Smith, Jim Nichols, and Doyle Dykes".

The Nichols’ have performed in many settings since 1982 including:
o Olympia Theatre, Paris
o Chet Atkins/Dadi Festival in Issoudun, France
o Open Strings Festival , Germany
o Chet Atkins Appreciation Society (CAAS), Nashville
o Home of the Legends, Kentucky
o Acoustic Guitar International, Italy
o Midnight Sun Festival, Finland

Jim Nichols plays a signature model Bill Hollenbeck guitar, a Taylor 914-C acoustic steel-string, a custom Morris
guitar, and a Kirk Sand nylon-string  Hollenbeck Taylor 914-C acoustic/electric guitar. He also uses an AER
Acousticube guitar amplifier.  Morning Nichols plays a Morris guitar, as well as the Taylor and Kirk Sand guitars
listed above.
Live From Boulevard Music
Richard Smith and Jim Nichols

Recorded live at Boulevard Music in Culver
City by two masters of the Chet Atkins
fingerstyle. The virtuosity of these two
guitarists is stunning! Seventeen favorite
songs from the Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed
Catalogue, with some hot jazz solos.

1. Cascade
2.Back Up and Push
3. Moonglow
4. Ochi Chornya (Dark Eyes)
5.Django's Castle
6. Who's Sorry Now
7. After You've Gone (with Morning)
8. Dizzy Fingers
9. Rainbow
10. Autumn Leaves
11. Sweet Georgia Brown
12. Nuages
13. Honeysuckle Rose (with Morning)
14. Funky Junk
15. Jerry's Breakdown
16. Stompin' at the Savoy
17. Main Street Breakdown
CD's $18 ea.
Dining at Great American Lodges
Big Sky Ensemble

This CD features jazz/folk arrangements of
classic songs from the roots of America.
There is lots of jazz and some Chet style
pickin' on this one. Featuring The Nichols
Barshay Septet (The Big Sky Ensemble) with
Jim Nichols, guitar; Bobby Black, pedal steel;
Chris Kranyak, violin, Rich Kuhns, accordion;
Michael Bluestein, piano, Paul van
Wageningen, drums; Peter Barshay, bass

All arrangements are by Jim Nichols and
Peter Barshay

1. Tennessee Waltz
2. Red River Valley
3. San Antonio Rose
4. Rye Whiskey
5. Crawdad
6. Don't Fence Me In
7. Shenandoah
8. Home on the Range
9. Canadian Sunset
10 Wildwood Flower
11. Sweet Betsy From Pike
12. La Paloma
13. Delicado
14. Moe Uhane
15. Buckeye Jim
CD's $18 ea.
Somebody Loves Me

Recorded in Germany with Gilles
Naturel on bass, Dave Rokeach on
drums, and the fine gypsy-style
guitarist Romane guesting on four
tracks. This CD is upbeat and
swinging. We think of it as romantic
retro-jazz. Available on CD only.


1. I'll See You in my Dreams
2. I Was a Little Too Lonely
3. After you've gone
4. How High the Moon
5. I Was Doing All Right
6. Oh, How My Heart Beats for You
7. The Late, Late Show
8. Somebody Loves Me
9. Says Who?
10. Remember
11. Keepin' Out of Mischief Now
12. Heartaches
13. Too Marvelous for Words
14. La Vie en Rose
CD's $18 ea.
Save Your Love For Me

Third CD by Morning & Jim with Terry Miller
on bass, Dave Rokeach on drums, Michael
Spiro on percussion, Mark Summer on cello.
A mixture of jazz, latin rhythms, blues and
even a taste of country picking. Available on
CD only.

1. Suddenly Spring
2. Them There Eyes
3. Save Your Love For Me
4. Sails
5. So Many Stars(Tellement D'Etoiles)  
6. Berimbau  
7. Sabrosa
8. St. Louis Blues  
9. Empty Glass
10. I Chose to Sing The Blues
11. The Station
12. Give It Up
CD's $18 ea.
Live From Boulevard Music
Jim and Morning Nichols

1. St. Louis Blues
2. I'll See You In My Dreams
3. Chet Medley - Say Si Si; Vilia; April in
Portugal; Nagasaki
4. Give It Up
5. Anytime
6. Swedish Rhapsody
7. Change The World
8. Heartaches  
9. Drive In
10. Do I Ever Cross Your Mind?
11. Empty Glass - Taste of Honey
12. Poppa's Knee
13. One Mint Julep
14. Yankee Doodle Dixie
15. Main Street Breakdown
16. Down By The Riverside
CD's $18 ea.

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