Jim Palmer performs, teaches and writes music for the harp. He is also a harp technician, providing mechanical repairs and regulations.
He is a recording engineer, operating an on-location recording service, Reel Recording, specializing in taping live performances. These tapes can be converted to CD and duplicated.
In addition, he performs on the Indian sitar and sarod, giving concerts and workshops on The Music of India. There is a sample of him playing sarangi here.
Sheet music for harp (Harpistic Publications) and CDs of harp and Indian music are available for sale on this site. You can view samples of the sheet music as well as listen to tracks from the CDs before you buy.
Select sheet music also available for direct download at Sheet Music Plus.
You can now order his latest CDs, Romantic Music for Harp and Golden Oldies for Harp.
Now available on CD for the first time – Lothlorien’s two albums, Lothlorienfrom 1980 and Spaces from 1984. Listen to samples and order here.
Recent sheet music – Golden Oldies for Harp, The Mysterious Barricades By Francois Couperin arranged for 2 or more harps, and Sonatine for Harp – 3 movements, original composition (harp solo). See the order form for the song list for the Golden Oldies book, and samples of all three.
You can watch videos of Jim performing here.
Listen to Jim on sarod with Shivalik Ghosahal on tabla performing Raga Ahir Bhairav from the Ragas Live Fesitval.
“Jim Palmer has brought [the Beatles] music into the parlour in what could be described as a class journey of unprecedented dimension.” – MusicWeb-International, June 2006