Jim Murray

One of Ireland's most respected accompanists of traditional Irish music

Jim Murray is one of Ireland’s leading guitar players.  Over the last two decades Jim has toured and recorded both nationally and internationally with many of  Ireland’s renowned artists.  Jim has combined a wide range of music and influences to create a unique and exciting modern sound in guitar accompaniment.

Having a wealth of teaching experience and performing master classes around the world, Jim has  produced his own highly anticipated on-line guitar tutorial focusing on all aspects of accompanying traditional Irish music with a guitar.

Free Irish
Guitar Tutorials

Learn how to accompany traditional Irish music on the guitar with confidence and skill! Jim breaks down his amazing technique in these free online guides that are easy to watch and understand. Once you’ve mastered the basics, check out Jim’s Patreon page for the next level. And for lots more tunes, content and craic, check out his YouTube channel!

One On One
Tuition

Do you want to enhance your Irish music accompaniment on guitar? Jim is an accomplished teacher to all levels, having conducted many masterclasses over the years. Whether you’re a beginner with basic chords, intermediate level or a professional in another musical genre, Jim is available for lessons from anywhere in the world via Zoom.

Live and Breathe
The Music

Pursue your passion for accompanying traditional Irish music with the guitar and combine it with a holiday to wonderful West Cork! Jim is now offering a unique musical holiday in a beautiful part of Ireland. Enjoy guitar lessons with Jim in the morning, experience the Wild Atlantic Way and West Cork in the afternoon and take in a session or gig in the evening.

About Jim Murray

Traditional Irish Guitarist

Since Jim’s arrival on the world stage, he has gained the respect of both national and international musicians and has performed and recorded with artists such as Sinead O’Connor, Steve Earl, Shane McGowan, Altan, Mary Black, Seamus Begley & Sharon Shannon.

"I feel so lucky to travel the world with Jim because he's an absolute genius musician."

Sharon Shannon