Welcome to Jim Mahaffey's Website.

Jim Mahaffey

Have a look around this website and discover information about me, Jim Mahaffey and my music. I have included sound clips from several of the compositions and arrangements. I encourage you to check back frequently for new music and performance updates. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to Contact me, Jim Mahaffey.

I compose music for marching band, concert band, jazz ensemble, and brass ensemble. Commissions are WELCOME!!! Please Contact Jim Mahaffey for more information.

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Newest Release

Invitation

San Antonio's premier jazz orchestra since 1987, the S.A.J.O. performs the musical arrangements of Jim Mahaffey on his latest CD, "Invitation" (Recorded March, 2016. Alan Sharps Studios)




Celebrating Jim's 75th Birthday



Website Specials

Jim Mahaffey is making available, from this website only, his very popular book, A Practical Approach To Band Arranging, A textbook-workbook designed for individual or classroom instruction complete with CD of recorded examples. The book includes 80 pages of valuable knowledge in a logical and sequential order takes students from basics to a full advanced arrangement. There are 26 assignments that will test the student's comprehension of lesson material.

In addition, Jim is making available, from this website only, many of his compositions for school jazz bands, ranging in a variety of styles and levels of difficulty. See "Charts" under "Jim Mahaffey Music".


Previous Recordings

CD: "Jus' Jim"

This CD includes 19 Jim Mahaffey originals jazz band:

Funk City Shuffle,
Lil' Angel Girl,
Eek the Geek!,
Samba dees Knights,
To You,
Happy Too,
Please Pass the Tacos,
A Few Minor Changes,
Around the Tree at Christmastime,
and many more...............
The Originals with John Magaldi and Primtime J.O.
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Teeny

CD: "Teeny and Friends"

Recorded at the 2010 Auburn Knights Alumni Association Annual Reunion
July, 2010 Auburn, AL
Live at the Blue Star

CD: "Live at the Blue Star" with John Magaldi and Primetime Jazz Orchestra

Recorded November 2011 in San Antonio, TX
Prime Time

CD: "Prime Time"

Recorded 2009 live at "The Cove" in San Antonio, TX with John Magaldi and Primetime Jazz Orchestra
Live at the Radius

CD: "Live at the Radius" with John Magaldi and Primetime Jazz Orchestra

Jim's first jazz cd in the Primetime series, April, 2006, San Antonio, TX
New Horizons

CD: "New Horizons: The Concert Music of Jim Mahaffey"

Jim's originals and transcriptions for Concert Band while employed by Southern Music Co., San Antonio, TX. Also see: Publications for Concert Band