Jim Pietkivitch has been involved in music his whole life as a serious listener, performer and composer. He started with the oboe, followed by piano lessons with Charles Mahdasian, and eight years of music instruction from Dean Murphy
and well known jazz instructor, Al Clausen. He then started drumming and took four years of private lessons from nationally acclaimed jazz percussionist, Joe Pulice, going on to perform publically with original progressive rock bands and an award winning-high school jazz ensemble. Jim added synthesizers to his repertoire and released his debut recording, TWILIGHT DREAMS, in 1994. Jim's professional career began when Ivory Moon Recordings re-released TWILIGHT DREAMS in 1995 to the national market. In 1997, Jim started the Electrofine Music recording label. SPIRAL JOURNEY, the label's first release, received international recognition, national distribution, and was aired on NPR and public radio.
INNER WORLDS, includes performances by vocalist and flutist, Melanie Lunsford, giving his music even wider appeal. Melanie starting singing at age six in both group and solo performances, and has been playing flute for over 10 years. Melanie is a certified vocal coach and has led various musical groups as a chorister and choir director. She has lent her talents to various dramatic productions that involved her abilities as an actor as well as a musician. Melanie loves to perform and desires to touch her listeners with her emotion and healing intent.
Check out the artist's website:
1. Lost Time
3. Flying Crow
4. Desert Journey
5. Beyond Dream
7. The Way Home
8. Peaceful Valley
10. Inner Worlds