JIM PARSONS

LIVE SOUND | COURSE LEADER

BACKGROUND

Jim has extensive experience across the live sound industry,  spending 30 years doing every job from mixing acts, rigging systems, running a PA hire company and tour management  Support band tours in the early days included shows headlined by The Clash, The Police, The Specials and Peter Gabriel. He has worked as Production Manager, Stage Manager & Tour Manager on many projects ranging from jazz and classical to heavy metal. Some of the highlights include stage managing a large UNESCO charity show in the Olympic Stadium, Harare in 1995, 10 years as stage manager at the JVC International Jazz Festival in Nice, France and project managing the sound design for large Radiohead open-air shows in Europe and UK.

For the last 10 years Jim has been heading up our FdA Live Sound degree.