Jim Weider's ProJECT PERCoLAToR represents Jim's newest musical venture into a powerful groove & atmospheric guitar driven band. Jim ,guitarist/songwriter of the legendary Group "The Band" blends rock&blues with funk & jazz groove's combining modern drum loops and samples, to playing beautiful melodic ballads. This is an all Star Line up which includes Mitch Stein -guitar(Steve Kimock Band)Rodney Holmes- Drums (Steve Kimock Band) Steve Lucas-bass(Bruce Cockburn),playing Jim's original new cd "Percolator" plus other tunes from his previous cd's always improvising them differently at every show.
Jim Weider, a master of classic telecaster guitar, is renowned for his rock and
blues-based signature sound.
Jim has performed/recorded with such well known artists as:
The Band, Bob Dylan, Los Lobos, Robbie Dupree, Doctor John, Taj Majhal, Mavis Staples, Paul Butterfield, Scotty Moore, Keith Richards, Hot Tuna, Bob Weir/Rat Dog, Kim Wilson, Paul Burlison, Lee Rocker, Graham Parker
He is among a select group of musicians with an
endorsement from Fender and for the past three decades he's earned enormous
respect from fellow musicians and music fans throughout the world . Born and
raised in the famed arts colony of Woodstock, NY, Jim received great acclaim
during his long tenure (1985-1999) as lead guitarist (replacing Robbie Robertson)
for Rock in Roll Hall of Fame inductees, The Band. During 15 years of
international touring with original members Levon Helm, Garth Hudson and Rick
Danko, Jim was featured on numerous albums, films, videos and television