Obtaining a post-graduate diploma in Jazz Performance and Composition from Trinity College of Music and awarded the Archers Scholarship in 2004, Jimmy is also an accomplished saxophonist who has toured and performed with Sir Tom Jones, The Commitments, The Syd Lawrence Orchestra, The Rat Pack touring show, Rodriguez, Maroon Town, Roger Taylor, and Mbawula, and has appeared on ‘The One Show’ and ITV’s ‘This Morning’.
Jimmy’s recent projects include ‘Burton Bradstock’, a Jazz/Folk group, which seeks to generate a widespread renaissance in the traditional English song, ‘The Best of British Song’ showcasing songs written by British composers from the 1920s right up until the late 1960s.
Between 2007 and 2017 Jimmy was the Module Leader for Performance on the BMus degree course at the London College of Creative Media (LCCM), voice coach at The Institute of Contemporary Performance (ICMP), and visiting singing teacher at Westminster University.
As a session musician and composer, Jimmy has recorded for Carlsberg, Bupa, Aardman films, Mcasso Music, Roger Taylor, and Jackie Leven, and continues to write and arrange songs with other artists and producers, including most recently at Tileyard Music London.
Jimmy has recently completed a Masters's in Vocal Pedagogy specialising in performance anxiety and works as a freelance speaking coach helping people who aren't comfortable in their voice find the confidence to deliver their message with authenticity.
Student & Alumni News
MA Voice Pedagogy Student Has Article Published In The Musicians' Union Magazine
Voice Study CentreThursday 19th January 2023
Jimmy Cannon's informative article focuses on overcoming performance anxiety, which is the subject of his MA research.Read More...