Earned a Masters of Music degree in Jazz Studies from DePaul University and a Bachelor’s degree in music composition from Northern Illinois University.
Performed classical music and theatrical works at such venues as The Park West, Victory Gardens, Royal George, Second City and Annoyance theaters
"...Tatum-esque" "...evoking elements of Keith Jarrett’s solo recordings." "Sellers uses his virtuosity and eclectic knowledge to excellent effect…novel approaches and notable musical surprises."
– Chicago Jazz Magazine
“…unambiguous attack of the piano and witty arrangements...”
– Jazz Institute of Chicago
Jim Sellers Music
7/9/17: Solo Piano at Mariano's, 7401 W Lawrence Ave, Harwood Heights, IL, 1 to 7 p.m.
7/13/17: Duo with bassist Brian Sandstrom at Marie's Pizza, 4127 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago, IL, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
7/15/17: Wedding gig, downtown, 6:30-8:30
7/22/17: Solo piano at Mariano's, 3350 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL, 1 to 7 p.m.
7/23/17: As part of the Toni Callahan Quartet, Mac's on Slade, 117 W Slade Street Palatine, IL., 5 to 8 p.m.
7/29/17: Solo piano at Mariano's, 5353 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL, 1 to 7 p.m.
Performed with many of today’s jazz luminaries, including Wynton Marsalis, Frank Catalano, Luba Mason, Spider Saloff, Bill Yancy (long-time bassist for Ella Fitzgerald), and many others