Jim Metzner
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Jim Metzner

Kingston, New York, United States | SELF

Kingston, New York, United States | SELF
Band Folk Singer/Songwriter




"Jim Metzner's Recordings"

"Jim Metzner's well selected recordings ..give a remarkably vivid impression of Brazilian music's relation to daily life." John Swenson - Rolling Stone

"A Unique Sounding Folksinger"

"These days, a unique sounding folksinger is about as rare as a Five Star general, and Jimmy Metzner communicates an exceptional combination of satire, romance and worldliness. He's a pleasure to the aural senses." Charles Laquidara - WBCN-FM, Boston

"Jim Metzner in London"

"Really quite good -- definitely a face for the future." Andrew Means - Melody Maker

"Aural Poetry"

"..a remarkably passionate radio producer and sound-recording artist."
Valerie Gladstone - Wall Street Journal

"Career of Recording for Theater of the Mind"

"Jim Metzner..manages to make the ordinary noise of life seem extraordinary." Kate Stone Lombardi - New York Times

"Jim's Radio Work"

"..Jim Metzner, a high priest of the aural arts, whose new show .. is surely one of the freshest , most innovative things to spice the renaissance of radio." Tom Bingham - Audio Magazine

"JIm Metzner Magic"

".. what Jim Metzner embodies is a strong faith in the magic of radio - and a rich, mellifluous voice." Hillary DeVries - Christian Science Monitor


"You Are Here", a collection of Jim's songs, is available as a digital download at CD Baby and at jimmetzner.com



In the early seventies, Jim performed as a singer/songwriter in London, England, and in Boston Massachusetts, opening for Pink Floyd, Three Dog Night, Free, T Rex, Tina Turner and Tom Rush, among others.
Widely known as the producer of the award-winning Pulse of the Planet radio series (heard by 400,000 listeners daily worldwide), he’s recently begun performing again. Jim's music and work have been profiled in Melody Maker, Rolling Stone, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, the Village Voice, Audio Magazine (cover story), Christian Science Monitor, Boston Globe, NBC's The Today Show and the CBS Evening News.