ABOUT CREATIVE MUSIC ACADEMY

Owner / Operator - Jim Breakiron

 

Welcome to the wonderful world of music at the Creative Music Academy.

 

I'm Jim Breakiron and I have been in music all of my life.  My career began as a musician with the 730th Air Force Band. After my tour with the Air Force Band I continued my career in music as a professional musician.

 

I have been very fortunate to have played with:

* Tony Bennet               * Frank Sinatra

* Petula Clark               * Bobby Darin

* Ella Fitzgerald            * Sammy Davis Jr.

* Jerry Lewis                 * Jack Jones

* Peggy Lee                   * James Brown

* Henry Mancini             * Shirley Bassey 

* The Supremes             * Anthony Newly 

* Deanne Warwick         * Pearl Bailey 

* Johnny Mathis             * Smokey Robinson

* Nancy Wilson              * Lou Rawls

* Gladys Knight and the Pips

 

 

I am most proud of my association with the incredibly talented musicians that teach here at Creative Music Academy Center for the Performing Arts and the following groups that I play with in the area….

 

* Fredericksburg Big Band

* Mid-Atlantic Wind Symphony

* Piedmont Symphony

* University of Mary Washington Jazz Band