Jim Blackburn

Piano Instructor

Jim Blackburn has been teaching piano at MAC since 2003, has been teaching piano privately for over 15 years, and has been offering adult group piano and adult theory at the Community Music Center.

Jim studied music at Northern Michigan University and privately in the areas of classical, jazz, and pedagogy.

His performance experience of over 18 years has brought him to Seattle, Palm Springs, and Chicago, including as a soloist, with a bass player, and with ensembles such as the internationally-known Jim Beatty Jazz Band; 40s D’Jango Reinhart-style quartet Everything’s Jake; and the seven-member vocal group Dusty Rose.