[Guitarist] Gospel - R&B - Jazz
Jim Long

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Jim Long

Television, Recordings, or Live Performances with:

  • Bobby Jones Gospel
  • Aretha Franklin
  • Patty Austin
  • Elvis Presley and LeAnn Rimes
  • Charlie McCoy
  • Beverley Knight
  • Candi Staton
  • Rizen
  • Shirley Caesar
  • Valerie Boyd
  • Albertina Walker
  • Walter Hawkins
  • Reggie and Ladye Love Smith
  • Jay DeMarcus
  • Aaron Neville
  • Deniece Williams
  • Howard Hewitt of Shalamar
  • Cissy Houston
  • Al Green
  • Regina Bell
  • Rufus Thomas
  • Bob Hope
  • Joe Piscopo
  • Lucy Arnaz
  • Patrick Swayze
  • Bobby Vinton
  • Bernadette Peters
  • Toni Tennille
  • Paul Williams
  • Ali-Ollie Woodson
  • The Diamonds
  • The Coasters
  • Mac Gayden
  • Full Moon Players
  • Bo Thorpe Orchestra
  • CV Dyson and Club Fred (MDO)
  • Betsey Long!
Jim Long and Bobby Jones
Jim Long and Betsey Long

Example of Jim's guitar work with Shirley Caesar


A Recent Solo! (from a Larry Crew Project w/The Club Fred Rhythm Section)


Example of Jim's guitar work with Vicki Yohe


Example of Jim's guitar work with Beverly Knight


More of Jim's guitar work with Beverly Knight



Recent Major Performances:

2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 performances at Goshen College's Festival of Carols.

2021 Overdub date on the song "Renegade" written by Charlie McCoy and Cherrill Long for Charlie's New Gospel Collection.

December 2014 record date with Betsey Long at House of Blues Studio in Nashville. Other musicians on this session: Steve Brewster, Tom Michael, AyRon Lewis, and Charlie McCoy (What a great tracking band!).

June 2014 record date with World Renowned Harmonica Player Chalie McCoy! Other musicians on this session: Chris Brooks, Larry Crew, Wanda Vick, Jeff Taylor and Betsey Long!

2012 Record dates with talented record producer AyRon Lewis and gospel artist's James Fortune (Grace Gift) and Shirley Caesar (Make A Way).

October 2008 record date with "First Lady of Southern Soul," Candi Staton.

July 2008 record date with Elvis Presley produced by Chuck Ainlay.

Appearances with The Amazing Soul Diva and Legend Aretha Franklin as her guitarist.

  • 4/19/08 - Civic Center, Beaumont TX
  • 4/16/08 - Nokia Theater, Dallas TX
  • 4/14/07 - Grand Casino, Tunica MS
  • 11/02/03 - Horseshoe, Tunica MS

An October 2006 record date on guitar with soulsinger/songwriter Beverley Knight who is well known in the United Kingdom on the Parlophone lable. Legendary Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood also appears on the record.

A performance in Nashville with Walter Hawkins and the Nashville Chamber Orchestra (11/22/05).

A December 2004 record date with Steel Guitarist Robert Randolph.

Several appearances with international recording artist Patty Austin in the Symphonic Pop Series Oh Freedom performed with The San Francisco Symphony and The Nashville Symphony.

Cee Vee Dyson of Course!

Song Writing :

Jim has co-written songs with major writers/artist such as Roger Murrah, Randy VanWarmer and Kieth Steagall and currently has songs available in the Sony/Tree catalog as well as his own catalog Longnote Music.
[Jim Long Songs]

Jim and Mrs Long
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