- University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
- Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA)
First Year at Xavier University:
Jazz bassist, Jim Anderson, has long been a respected performer and jazz composer. His jazz experience is world class, having toured with the notable Art Blakey, Ernestine Anderson, Hank Crawford, and Nat Adderly. Locally, Jim has been a co-leader of the highly esteemed Cohesion Jazz Ensemble and is continually in demand to perform in local and regional groups. Jim has most recently performed with Joshua Redman at CCM and with Gary Bartz & Lewis Nash at the Dayton Art Institute. He has also performed with the Javon Jackson Quartet featuring Jimmy Cobb and Benny Green and Delfeayo & Jason Marsalis.