Name: Jim Ottaway
Diskographie (Auswahl): Timeless e-Motion (2017), Yesterday Passing (2018), Somewhere In Between (2022)
Jim Ottaway is an international award-winning Australian composer and musician recording original electronic instrumental music covering many genres including electronic, ambient, new age and space music.
Jim’s major musical influences include Tangerine Dream, Edgar Froese, Vangelis, Pink Floyd, Enigma, Johannes Schmoelling, Tony O’Connor, Christopher Franke, Lisa Gerrard and Gary Wright. The inspiration behind Jim’s music is his love of nature and his spiritual connection to the beautiful environment of the Gold Coast hinterland.
Since 2004 Jim has released over 30 independent albums in his homeland, Australia… commencing with his first release FIRST LIGHT, a light relaxing ambient album and culminating in his new high-powered electronic release SOMEWHERE IN-BETWEEN, officially released in June 2022.
Jim was awarded a Silver Medal at the 2016 and 2017 Global Music Awards for his albums SOUTHERN CROSS and DEEP SPACE BLUE (respectively).
Another five of Jim’s albums have received international music awards nominations including INVISIBLE VORTEX, YESTERDAY PASSING, BEYOND THE PURPLE SUN, BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION and THRESHOLD OF THE UNIVERSE.
Since 2010 twenty-six of Jim’s tracks have been chosen as finalist in various Australian music/songwriting awards including the Australian Songwriting Awards. Jim was also nominated for two Queensland Music Awards in 2010 and 2011(respectively).