Based in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Jim is ideally placed to perform throughout Central Scotland. He is available to perform at venues from Loch Lomond, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling down to the Scottish Borders. Willing to travel further on request, by prior arrangement.
Professional Guitarist Jim Conquer has been working in the music industry for over twenty five years. He has studied Jazz, Classical, Traditional Scottish Music with world class musicians / educators such as Adrian Ingram, Martin Taylor, Ron Moore and Frank Henery.
During his career he has written and performed / appeared on television, STV and BBC and has written for International Guitar magazine 'Guitar Techniques.'
He is a well respected musician who has worked in many of the most prestigious venues in Scotland including Edinburgh and Stirling castles, Macdonald and Hilton Hotels, The Old Course, Gleneagles, Cameron House, Headquarters and Officers Mess Craigiehall Barracks to name but a few.
Jim continues to work as a solo musician performimg at Wedding Ceremonies, Champagne Receptions, Wedding Dinners and Corporate Events. His ability to perform beautiful music of all genres, featured or background in an unobtrusive manner, makes Jim a favourite choice to create ambience and enhance your special occasion.
Jim also works in a Duo setting with a second guitarist, violinist or accordianist which offers a range of entertainment to suit all tastes as required.
Barrios Mangore-The Sleep of the Little Doll
Miguel Llobet-El Testament De Amelia
JS Bach Var-Horizons
Original Composition-The Day After
Isaias Savio-Seroes Modinha
Baden Powell-Retrato Brasileiro
J.S.Bach-D minor study
Traditional-Will Ye Go Lassie Go
Traditional-Blue Bells of Scotland
Traditional-Will Ye Gang To Kelvingrove
Robt. Burns-Aye Fond Kiss
Georgia on My Mind
Billy Taylor-I Wish I Knew, Barry Norman theme
Duke Ellington-Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Duke Ellington-Satin Doll
Jobim-Girl from Ipanema
Miles Davis-Blue in Green
Norah Jones-Don't Know Why
Norah Jones-The Nearness of You
Billy Joel-Just The Way You Are
The Beatles-Here There and Everywhere
The Beatles-Something in the Way She Moves
The Beatles-Day Tripper
Carmichael-A Foggy Day