“…unambiguous attack of the piano and witty arrangements...”
– Jazz Institute of Chicago
4/28/17: part of the Ty Cooper Quartet, Open Door Theater, 902 S Ridgeland Ave, Oak Park, IL
4/30/17: Solo Piano at Mariano's, 7401 W Lawrence Ave, Harwood Heights, IL, 1 to 7 p.m.
5/11/17: Duo with bassist Brian Sandstrom at Marie's Pizza, 4127 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago, IL, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
5.12.17: Dueling pianos with Alif Muhammed, Gillerson's Grubbery, 33 W New York St, Aurora, IL, 7 to 9 p.m.
5/13/17: Solo piano at Mariano's, 5353 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL, 1 to 7 p.m.
5/14/17: Solo piano at Carmine's, 1043 N Rush St, Chicago, IL, 11 to 2 p.m.
5/14/17: As part of the Toni Callahan Quartet, Mac's on Slade, 117 W Slade Street Palatine, IL., 5 to 8 p.m.
5/20/17: Solo Piano at Mariano's, 7401 W Lawrence Ave, Harwood Heights, IL, 1 to 7 p.m.
5/21/17: Solo Piano at Mariano's, York Rd., Elmhurst, IL, 1 to 7 p.m.
5/27/17: Solo piano at Mariano's, 3350 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL, 1 to 7 p.m.
Performed classical music and theatrical works at such venues as The Park West, Victory Gardens, Royal George, Second City and Annoyance theaters
Jim Sellers Music
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 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
"...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