Galloway, Jim

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Name
Galloway, Jim Gender: M
born on 28 July 1936 at 05:40 (= 05:40 AM )
Place Kilwinning, Scotland, 55n40, 4w42
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: McKay-Clements
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 04°55' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 23°18 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 07°39'



Jim Galloway
photo: Atael Weissman, license gfdl

Biography

Scottish-Canadian jazz clarinetist and saxophone player. Emigrating to Canada in the mid-1960s, he is the founder of the ensemble named Wee Big Band. He has been artistic director of the Toronto Jazz Festival since 1987. In 2002 he was made a Chevalier of the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : New Job 1964 (Started performing in Toronto)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1987 (Artistic Director of the Toronto Jazz Festival)
  • Work : Prize 2002 (Chevalier of the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres)

Source Notes

John McKay-Clements quotes Caroline Gerard for B.C. , given in The Canadian Astrology Collection.

Categories

  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Scotland to Canada)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Conductor (Bandleader)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo (Jazz)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Saxophonist)

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