Here are a few samples showing the versatility of pianist and composer Jim Templeton.

 

 Skoven’s Roedder  

(The Roots of the Forest.)

The new Templeton Trio with a tune by Danish Pianist and Composer, Peter Rosendal. 

 

Morgendis

Son Janus on drums, Clipper Anderson on bass…

 
Tangerine

Jim, Rick Westrick (dr) and Noel Waters (b).


Darktown Strutters’ Ball

Folks at retirement homes love this 20’s-30’s style


As Time Goes By

Here I am, playing civilized restaurant music…


Acropolis

This track attests to what some have suspected: that my mind is irreparably warped and distorted: a Moog solo from “1000 Hours Symphony, with the rock band, Acropolis in Denmark.


Ah So

A trio take of Horace Silver’s, “Ah So.”

 

Templeton’s “Whose Blues (portion); Petersen’s “I5 Drive,” and Jim’s “Train Ride.” Live at “Ivories Jazz Lounge & Restaurant,’ Jim’s Club.

 
Jim's Frontline Quintet at Ivories Jazz Lounge

Jim’s Frontline Quintet at Ivories Jazz Lounge

Frontline Jazz Quintet

Formed early 2012 by Jim, plays original jazz by Jim’s Danish colleagues and band members, as well as Jazz Standards. Styles include swing, funk, blues, fusion, and ‘classical.’

 

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Rico Son, gig at Empyrean, Spokane

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Templeton Quartet at Ellas, Spokane Jim (p), Gary Edighoffer (s), Tom Rutley (b), Janus Templeton (d).

 

Jim introducing the Chuck Israels Jazz Orchestra at 'Ivories Jazz Lounge.'

Jim introducing the Chuck Israels Jazz Orchestra at ‘Ivories Jazz Lounge.’