Jim is the owner and primary composer/arranger at Wunderpit Music. He has served as the Front Ensemble Caption Head and arranger for the Blue Devils since 2006. In addition, Jim has been the Front Ensemble Caption Head and arranger for Tokyo’s Soka Renaissance Vanguard since 2007. Previous drum corps credits include work with the Seattle Cascades, the Velvet Knights, the Brigadiers and Esperanza. He marched in the Suncoast Sound Drum & Bugle Corps in 1989.
In Southern California, Jim is the Music Coordinator for RCC Indoor Percussion, Vista Murrieta HS and Ayala HS Indoor. Outside of California, Jim arranges for several programs including BOA GN Champion Broken Arrow HS and finalists William Mason HS & Harrison HS. Past credits include 22 years of arranging & instruction at seven-time WGI PSW medalist Mission Viejo High School, and 15 years at five-time WGI PSA medalist Loara High School.
Jim has served on the WGI Percussion Advisory Board since 1996 and is a member of the WGI Hall of Fame. He is a founding member of the Southern California Percussion Alliance (sc-pa.org), and proudly endorses Pro-Mark, System Blue, Zildjian, Evans, Planet Waves & Meinl Percussion.