Jim Vincent is widely known and respected as a singer, composer and arranger, and as a founding member of the award-winning a cappella group The Accidentals. His unique arrangements in pop, jazz and classical styles are rich and complex, and a major contribution to The Accidentals' signature "orchestral" sound.
Jim's music has been played on television shows such as Las Vegas, Jag, Providence, and The Guiding Light, and has received radio airplay around the world. He has recorded and/or performed with such diverse artists as Joy Askew, Richard Barone, Randy Brecker, The Chordettes, Petula Clark, Julie Gold, David Johansen (a.k.a. Buster Poindexter), Christine Lavin, Peter Link, Gary Lucas, Karen Mason, Vernon Reid, The Roches, Jane Siberry, Ronnie Spector, Ben Vereen – and recently, on the East Village Opera Company's Grammy-nominated CD, "Olde School."
Early on, working as a vocal coach, music director, arranger and pianist, Jim played the great old clubs The Village Gate, Catch a Rising Star, The Comic Strip, and The Improv. A native of Rochester, New Hampshire, he earned a B.A. in music from the University of New Hampshire, where he studied music history, composition, and choral technique & conducting.