BIMA is an association of independent musicians and music supporters working together to enrich and educate our community, by promoting local music of all genres, and providing musicians with professional development opportunities.

Location: Bellingham, Washington, USA and local area including Whatcom, Skagit, Island, and San Juan Counties.

BIMA Members

Peter Ali

Performances/presentations using a variety of Native American flutes and some stories about them which also ties in to my diverse heritage of Yaqui/Spanish, Italian/& Berber as well as a story of inspiration using the flutes to get through cancer treatment and beyond.

peter331@gmail.com
http://facebook.com/peter.alimusic.farmersinsurance


Doug Allen

Doug's music incorporates elements of folk, blues and county music,
flavored by his distinctive guitar style.

Big Timber CD Cover

Available CDs:


360-305-5406
dmallenwa@comcast.net
http://dougallen.bandcamp.com/album


The Atlantics

Dance, Rhythm & Blues, Jazz and Classic Rock

360-733-2076
KleinBham@comcast.net


Badd Dog Blues Society

Rhythm & Blues, Danceable and Fun
Off Leash CD   Howlin' CD

360-733-7464
badddogblues@yahoo.com
http://www.badddogbluessociety.com


bandZandt

The East County's Favorite Party Band!
https://www.facebook.com/bandZandt

360-592-5269
mockingbird3@earthlink.net
http://www.bima.com/mockingbird/


Bayshore Symphony

from Pops to Classical, and Beyond

360-724-7300
shelross@msn.com
http://www.bayshoremusicproject.com/


Robert Sarazin Blake

What sets Blake apart from other songwriters is his ability to approach familiar strains with his speed strumming guitar style, wry humor, and superior narrative sense and sensibility.

Available CDs:






800-451-3873, 215-769-6269
robert@sameroomrecords.com
http://www.sameroomrecords.com


Laurel Bliss

Country & bluegrass guitar & vocals. Concerts & workshops with Carol Elizabeth Jones

Available CDs:




360-671-0233
jwcsoft@msn.com
http://www.jonesbliss.net


Kim Bowman

Pianist/Singer - Jazz, Pop, Classical, Blues, Rock;
Piano Teacher (SCTM, NCTM) state and nationally certified,
member of Washington State Music Teachers Association Kim also sings with the Paul Sorenson Trio. Check out the band web site here

360-398-2554
kimbrleedo@comcast.net
http://kimbowmanpiano.com


Bright Guitars

I repair guitars and all stringed instruments, and I build custom guitars and basses and mandolins.

360 304-8576
will@brightguitars.com
http://www.brightguitars.com


Brenda Brink

Original Acoustic Rock 'n Roll

Available CDs:


brenda@brendabrink.net
http://www.brendabrink.net


Walt Burkett

Bass Guitar, Vocals with Walrus and other bands also available for hire as soloist

jwaltburkett@gmail.com
http://waltburkett.com/


Amber Darland

Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist

360-305-7144
amber@amberdarland.com
http://www.amberdarland.com


Gary DePiro

Pianist/Composer and Production Specialist.

Available CDs:


360-738-6436
gary@museament.com
http://www.museament.com


Dean Drake

Rock: Alternative Rock, Acoustic Rock, Soft Rock

deandrake@juno.com
http://www.reverbnation.com/deandrake


Janet Drew

Americana music: a little bit folk, Appalachian, accoustic, celtic, pop, and contemporary Christian.

Available CDs:




360-319-4986
info@janetdrewmusic.com
http://www.janetdrewmusic.com


Dusty Road String Band

Bluegrass Old Time and Celitic Fiddle with a bit of Mandolin Music. Check out the Dusty Road String Band in the following videos: Crawdad Song Lemonade Dance Cajun Fiddle Tune

360-739-2260
DaleBjornson@gmail.com
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8YTZrG1_W4


Karen FitzGerald

Pianist/Composer: Contemporary New Age; Available for concerts, weddings, parties.

Available CDs:


360-676-5727
karen@karenfitzgerald.com
http://www.karenfitzgerald.com


Misty Flowers

Original Folk Rhythm & Blues Guitar and Vocals You can also find Misty on YouTube and Facebook.

Available CDs:



360-201-3650
mistyflowers@ymail.com
http://www.mistyflowersmusic.com/


Michael Gonzalez

Singer/Songwriter, Guitarist, Guitar Teacher

360-207-1620
michael@stargroove.com
http://www.stargroove.com


Marcia Guderian

Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist: acoustic blues, swing, folk, pop, and light jazz. Available for concerts, parties

Available CDs:




360-647-4371
marcia@entendremusic.com
http://www.entendremusic.com


Kathie Hardy

Celtic Harp: An enchanting mix of ancient and traditional tunes. Available for parties, weddings, house concerts, community events

360-319-7081
harp@celticharp.info
http://www.celticharp.info


Thomas Harris

Jazz/Swing Saxophone and Clarinet. Available for private parties, weddings and community events

360-671-1826
thomasharris_saxplayer@yahoo.com
https://myspace.com/thomasharrissaxophonist


Tom Hodge

Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist: Soft, mellow songs to calm the spirit and stir the soul

360-393-6391
tom.hodge@comcast.net
http://www.myspace.com/tomhodgemusic


Lightnin' Jimmy Carlisle

Musician singer songwriter, uke, guitar, various other instruments. Own compositioins, blues, modern folk, country rock

206-310-7538
crane.james@gmail.com


Robert Lundquist

Piano, Voice, Composition and Theory Instructor www.lundquiststudio.com

360-733-5261
lundquiststudio@comcast.net
http://lundquiststudio.com


Jean Mann

Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist: Folk Blues. Alternafolk originals with angelic vocals. Performances, Private Parties, House Concerts

Available CDs:





206-324-4783
jean@jeanmann.com
https://www.facebook.com/jeanmannfanpage


Marvin J

Marvin J's Music: Various Music Venues, Improvistional Piano/Hammond Organ, Easy Listening, Swing, Rock, Blues, Minor Tuning/Repair, Special Event Planner

360-303-7101


Tim McHugh

Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Piano: Folk, social justice, environmental and political issues

Available CDs:







360-592-5010
timmchugh@wildblue.net
http://timmchugh.net/


Joseph Miller

Opening a new guitar and fiddle studio in Bellingham, Sept 2013 progressionsmusic.com

336-588-5091
JoeMillerGuitar@gmail.com
http://www.JosephMillerGuitar.com


Millie and the Mentshn

Klezmer, Folk, Broadway, Swing

Available CDs:




360-671-3204
info@millieandthementshn.com
http://www.millieandthementshn.com


Mockingbird

Acapella Trio: Spiritual, Folk, Social Justice, & Humor. Available for concerts, special events, parties, workshops

Available CDs:




360-592-5269
mockingbird3@earthlink.net
http://www.bima.com/mockingbird/


Motherlode

Folk Singers/Songwriters: Social Justice. Available for concerts, special events, workshops

Available CDs:




360-671-6371
motherlode@comcast.net
http://www.motherlodemusic.com


Kris Orlowski



http://krisorlowski.com


Bob Paltrow



http://www.bobpaltrow.com


Jane Perkins

Classical violin and viola, available for lessons

360-739-8754
janevperkins@gmail.com


Chad Petersen

Chad is the life of the party. He particularly enjoys jazz standards but can improvise a variety of music and is skilled with vocalizing instruments as well. His tools include guitar, accordian and voice.

360-734-8657
guitarchad@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/guitarchad


Tovah Rainsong

Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Music Therapy: Available for parties, benefits, workshops

360-676-7308
tovahrainsong@comcast.net


Shibusa Sound

Erik Wallace is an experienced freelance audio engineer operating out of Bellingham, WA and owner of Shibusa Sound; a local audio production company. Shibusa Sound offers affordable solutions for everything from mobile recording to acoustic treatment/analysis. See website for examples and more details.

etwaudio@shibusasound.com
http://www.shibusasound.com


Adrienne Syvertson

Classical Cello, Hymns, Contemporary Soothing Music

Available CD:
Emerging from the Shadows CD Cover


http://www.emergingcello.com


The Walrus

Classic and Original Rock Available for Parties and Special Events

Available CDs:


360-647-5106
chuck@tusktusk.com
http://www.tusktusk.com


David Weiss

Guitarist/Singer/Songwriter: Acoustic, Rock, Latin, Jazz, Funk. Founder of BIMA.
See also: evolutiontrio.com

Available CDs:




360-714-9949
dweiss@bima.com
http://www.bima.com/david


What the Chelm

Jewish, Klezmer, Israeli, World, Swing, Folk, Yiddish CDs available:
Oy! They're Back  CD

360-676-1621
theband@whatthechelm.com
http://www.whatthechelm.com


Yogoman Burning Band

Eclectic soul/Reggae/Dance music New CD:
albumn cover City of Subdued Excitement (Bellingham)


Available CDs:


360-715-2173
yogomanburningband@gmail.com
http://www.yogomanburningband.com/