South End United Methodist Church
Monday, November 18, 2019
5042 Edmondson Pike Nashville 37211
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Jim Kirby


Pianist ~  Jim Kirby



Jim Kirby has been the pianist at South End for a number of years, adding a lively and vibrant musical style to worship. He started his professional music career at the age of 14. Since then, he has played the keyboards with many major artists on a variety of musical projects. Jim has performed a number of times on television, including Saturday Night Live, the Tonite Show with Jay Leno, Austin City Limits, and Farm Aid I. He played "Crying" on the movie soundtrack for "Hiding Out," performed by Roy Orbison and K.D. Lang. His many recording and performance credits include Roy Orbison, Vince Gill, Chely Wright, Lynrd Skynrd, Kathy Mattea, Bob Dylan, Mark Chestnutt, and Michael McDonald.
Television Appearances
Saturday Nite Live, The Tonite Show, The Joan Rivers Show, Austin City Limits, Farm Aid I, Country Goes to England, West 57th, Clash of the Titans, Crook and Chase, Bobby Bare: On Stage, Farmer's Almanac Special, The Diamond Awards, MTV, VH-1, Don Lane Show, Sky, and The Last Resort.
Recording and Performance Credits
Roy Orbison, Vince Gill, Chely Wright, Bobby Bare, Stan Allen, Manhatten Transfer, Girls Next Door, Lynrd Skynrd, Jerry Reed, Donna Fargo, Larry Boone, Kathy Mattea, Dobie Grey, Razzy Bailey, Steve Cropper, Bob Dylan, Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers, Johnny Russell, The Coasters, The Platters, The Drifters, The Marvelettes, The Vogues, Gary Mule Deer, Lois Frizzell, Kathy Twitty, Bobby Helms, Carl and Pearl Butler, Wayne Moss, Troy Shondell, Clyde Moody, The Baxters, Jacky Ward, Nashville Superpickers, Billy Chinnock, JJ Walker, Toni Price, Don Was, John Jorgensen, TIm Mensy, Vasser Clements, Wendy Waldman, Tommy-Tutone, The Rangers, Clifford Curry, Tom Grant, Mark Chestnutt, Jerry Reed, Donna Fargo, Michael McDonald, and Dennis Yost.