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Jim Price

Jim Price was born July 23, 1945. He is a Midland, Texas native who emerged to stardom at the start of the 1970s as a session musician playing trumpet and trombone. Price picked up on brass instruments while in junior high in order to become involved with his school band.  Price continued to hone his talent in high school where he played with various local bands at parties, proms and whatever other social gatherings needed a dance band. "I must have played with a million groups", he said in an article by the Midland Reporter-Telegram in 1972.

 

In 2006, Price wrote about growing up in Midland and mentions one of his childhood friends, "Billy Conner shot me with a BB gun. The BB went through my left cheek and landed on my tongue. I took it out of my mouth and handed it to him, and then went to show my mother the hole in my cheek, " according to his unofficial website.

 

From September 1968 to February 1969, Price played with Buffalo Springfield. He also toured and recorded with Delaney, Bonnie and Friends, Joe Cocker's Mad Dogs and Englishmen and Eric Clapton. From 1970 until 1973 he toured extensively with The Rolling Stones including their 1972 American Tour, and appears on the albums, Sticky Fingers, Exile on Main St. and Goats Head Soup.

 

Throughout the 90's and into the 21st century, Price continued to perform, compose and record. He played alongside Eddie Van Halen, Sheryl Crow, Richie Sambora, Don Henley, John Cougar Mellencamp, Bryan Adams, Peter Frampton and many more. His most recent album, Then and Now, was released September 9th, 2014.

 

Price picked up on brass instruments while in junior high in order to become involved with his school band.  Price continued to hone his talent in high school where he played with various local bands at parties, proms and whatever other social gatherings needed a dance band. "I must have played with a million groups", he said in an article by the Midland Reporter-Telegram in 1972.

 

 

Jim Price Memorabilia, Collectibles and Music
 

Resources:

Midlander Plays with Rolling Stones - Midland Reporter-Telegram 1972

Jim Price Biography by Bruce Eder

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