Jim Lutz Music


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Experienced musician and composer with onstage roles and production credits including Cirque du Soleil, Disney, and "Blast!". Skilled in improvisation in many styles, and in composing music for visuals. Master of Music in Jazz Studies from University of Southern California; Bachelor of Music Education from Central Michigan University.

Jim Lutz plays trombone, bass, and keyboards in the greater NYC area. Jim also composes and produces music for a wide variety of clients around the world, and for his Patreon page, Bandcamp site, YouTube channel, and other outlets. As of January 2023, Jim is on tour as the trombonist for Beetlejuice 1st National Tour. Originally from central Michigan, Jim has appeared on stages, in recording studios, and on TV in dozens of cities around the world including London, Paris, Tokyo, Los Angeles, and of course New York. His credits include Disney, Cirque du Soleil, and the TONY® and EMMY® award-winning production "Blast!"

Jim's musical journey began when he was 4 years old with his first piano lesson. Jim loves to make music that helps to tell a story, to stir emotions, and to bring a little bit more beauty into our world.

From 2010-2015, Jim was the music director and played trombone, bass trombone, keyboards, sequences, and sound effects on Cirque du Soleil's Kooza. You can see a glimpse of Jim's work on Kooza here. More recently, Jim was the associate conductor and trombonist for Cirque du Soleil's Paramour in New York, and also served as associate music supervisor for Paramour das Musical in Hamburg, Germany.

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AllMusic verified credits for James Lutz
  • Cirque du Soleil
  • Cirque du Soleil
  • Cirque du Soleil
  • Cirque du Soleil
  • Cirque du Soleil
  • Cirque du Soleil
  • Jamie Davis
  • Ray Charles
  • Ray Charles
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  • Christopher Bill
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  • MOTU 896
  • AKG C414 XLS
  • MacBook Pro
  • Logic Pro X
  • Ableton 10
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