After achieving four Top 40 singles, numerous music awards, and producing for dozens of diverse artists, Jim DeCicco has truly made his mark on the music industry. Jim has worked across the industry from Eric Clapton to Linkin Park, music for Sony Playstation, and music production for feature films with Adam Sandler, Sylvester Stallone, Joe Pesci, and the US Olympics.
Jim’s releases and composing credits include music for Sony, PolyGram, Microsoft, the Playboy Channel, PBS, and MGM.
Jim began studying electronic music and production on the Synclavier digital synthesizer at Ithaca College in New York. It was there that he pioneered the Electronic Music/Production program that is offered today. Jim continued his education at Cornell University, Eastman School of Music, and Berklee College of Music. After earning his degree he continued playing in bands, producing demos, putting on elaborate electronic music shows, and doing live sound for about 500 Boston bands while running Front of House sound celebrity concerts at Hynes Auditorium and nearby venues. He went on to become musical director at the Boston Conservatory of Music Dance & Theatre.
Jim relocated to L.A. to pursue performance and production on higher levels, forming a successful touring rock band and producing the debut album. His “Top Artists” showcase at the world-famous Whisky a go-go in Hollywood, CA featured eight of his up-and-coming artists sharing the stage with a 20-piece orchestra composed and co-arranged by Jim and Elvis Schoenberg’s Orchestre Surreal.
Jim’s extensive knowledge and background in production, engineering, graphic design, and the music business has positioned him as a well-respected independent label head and a highly sought-after producer.
Jim has maintained his industry relationships to bring value to the current music industry landscape with global distribution and licensing.