BIO

Born and raised in Detroit, Jim Cutsinger has been a professional musician and rhythm section arranger for 50 years. At 16, Jim began teaching guitar and bass continuing for 20 years. In the 1960’s, he performed on bass with his band Julius Victor as the warm up act for Jeff Beck, Natalie Cole, Jimmy Page and the Yardbirds, Steve Miller, Joe Walsh, Steve Winwood, Alice Cooper and many more. They recorded their first album at the Record Plant on the Ahmad Jamal label in NY city in 1967.

 In 1974 Jim toured on guitar with funk jazz saxophonist Norma Bell of Stevie Wonder and Frank Zappa’s band. In the 90’s he worked as a theatrical music director, composer, playwright and actor with the Slightly Askew Players in Santa Barbara.

In 2011, he produced and directed the independent film “Lost in Isla Vista”. As a producer, engineer, musician and managing partner of MMP since 1989,  he has produced albums, concerts, concert videos, online dramatic skits, as well as arranging and directing for orchestra and chorus. He has produced beats for music video.