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Artist Name: Australian electronic composer and musician
Biography:

Jim Ottaway is an award-winning Australian composer and musician covering many genres including electronic, ambient, new age, space music and music for film and television.

Jim’s major musical influences include Tangerine Dream, Edgar Froese, Vangelis, Pink Floyd, Enigma, Tony O'Connor, Lisa Gerrard and Gary Wright.

Since 2004 Jim has released over 25 independent albums in his homeland, Australia… commencing with his first release FIRST LIGHT, a light relaxing ambient album culminating in his new release DEEP SPACE BLUE an atmospheric space ambient album, officially released in August 2017.

Jim was awarded a Silver Medal at the 2016 and 2017 Global Music Awards for his albums SOUTHERN CROSS and DEEP SPACE BLUE (respectively). Jim has also received Zone Music Reporter and One World Music Radio nominations for his albums SOUTHERN CROSS and INVISIBLE VORTEX.

Jim’s music is available for download from CD Baby, iTunes, Google play, Bandcamp and Amazon and his website.

What makes your music unique?:

Jim's music covers many genres and sub-generes of electronic music including ambient, electronica, space music, rock, jazz and music for film and television. While being strongly influenced by the music of Tangerine Dream and Vangelis, Jim brings his own style and techniques to his music projects, always providing the listeners with an exciting and vibrant listening experience.

Hometown: Gold Coast, Australia
Contact Information
Your Website:
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/JimOttawayMusic
Twitter: https://twitter.com/jimottawaymusic
YouTube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCguFz2fJVsNVW-CfR25Kmdw
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/au/author/jim-ottaway/id736388652?mt=11
CD Baby: https://store.cdbaby.com/Artist/JimOttaway
Pandora: https://www.pandora.com/artist/jim-ottaway/ARrKdlrVvX6pw3V
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/4q4PpZoBEi4o2KurMST97e
Description:

Jim Ottaway is an award-winning Australian composer, producer and studio performer of original electronic instrumental music covering many genres including electronic, ambient, new age, space music and music for film and television.

Jim’s major musical influences include Tangerine Dream, Edgar Froese, Vangelis, Pink Floyd, Enigma, Johannes Schmoelling, Tony O'Connor, Christopher Franke, Lisa Gerrard, Steve Winwood and Gary Wright.

Since 2004 Jim has released over 25 independent albums in his homeland, Australia… commencing with his first release FIRST LIGHT, a light relaxing ambient album culminating in his new release DEEP SPACE BLUE an atmospheric space ambient album, officially released in August 2017.

Since 2010 eighteen of Jim’s tracks have been chosen as finalist in various Australian music/songwriting awards including the Australian Songwriting Awards.

Jim was awarded a Silver Medal at the 2016 and 2017 Global Music Awards for his albums SOUTHERN CROSS and DEEP SPACE BLUE (respectively).

Three of Jim’s albums charted around the world during 2016… INVISIBLE VORTEX peaked at #1 on the One World Music Radio Top 100 Chart for 2 months and SOUTHERN CROSS peaked at #4. Both albums and LIQUID MOON also charted well on the US-based Zone Music Reporter Top 100 Chart in 2016. More recently Jim has been charting worldwide with his powerful electronic album… TIMELESS e-MOTION and his ambient album… DEEP SPACE BLUE.

Jim’s albums SOUTHERN CROSS and INVISIBLE VORTEX were nominated for Best Ambient Album and Best Chill/Groove Album, respectively, in the 2016 Zone Music Reporter Awards held in New Orleans in May 2017. Both albums were also nominated for the 2016 One World Music Radio Awards including SOUTHERN CROSS for Album of the Year.

Jim’s music is available for download from CD Baby, iTunes, Google play, Bandcamp and Amazon. Jim’s music is also available for streaming from major streaming sites including iHeart Radio, Spotify, Groove, Rhapsody and YouTube. Jim’s albums can also be purchased directly from his website.

Jim’s contact details are:

Email: jim@jimottaway.com

Web: www.jimottaway.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/JimOttawayMusic

Myspace: www.myspace.com/jimottaway

Soundcloud: www.soundcloud.com/jimottaway

Bandcamp: https://jimottaway.bandcamp.com

 

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