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We welcome composers Jim Klein and Ian Jamison for an exclusive performance at UNC Campus Commons on October 24th at 3:00pm!

This event is free for all!




Six Preludes (2019)

Breaking Waves (2020)

Ah (2020)

Piano Sonata "The Abyss" (2020)

I. Uh Oh

II. The Abyss

III. Minuet

IV. Finale

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About the Artists:


Jim Klein was lucky enough to find visual art and music at an early age.  Both fostered his creativity, broadened his experience of the world, and taught him to say yes to things he feels passionate about even when others are saying no.  As a natural entrepreneur, the lessons he learned from the arts have helped him in business and in life by giving him the courage to go after the undiscovered.

He began his painting career in earnest at the age of 63 after many successful years as an entrepreneur in the agri-business sector. Inspired by a dying friend who asked Jim to send him a drawing each week, Jim’s work quickly evolved from simple sketches to colorful works that reflect his love of nature, music, and life.

A central theme in Jim’s life has been giving back to his community, colleagues, and friends. Jim hopes his works connects viewers with their inner selves, linking to who they are and what they feel deep inside.

Jim works in a bright studio outside of Kersey, Colorado. He is often joined by his grandchildren, who have their own creative spaces, and his dog, Shadow. His works are on display at many venues around the country.

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Ian Jamison has joined full time at J Klein Gallery to help Jim Klein write music. 

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Jordan Jenkins trained with Encore Dance Company for 14 years in Aurora, Colorado. She then continued her undergraduate dance education at the University of Northern Colorado, where she recently graduated in May. Some of her past work includes assistant choreographing for Operation Cheesecake's In the Heights, being a dance captain for UNC's production of A Chorus Line, and dancing in various UNC Dance Concerts. She has also performed with Tap 24.7 Company in Phoenix, AZ and Colorado Dance Collective's Ballet Company.

Jordan is grateful to Monte Black for the opportunity to capture Ian Jameson's and Jim Klein's audible art into visual art, and hopes you enjoy the show!

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TJ Saunders:
Thank you to my amazing friends and family who have so consistently supported me, rooted for me, and got me out of my own head when doubting myself. I’m still recovering from a fractured spine and broken hand, but I am grateful to share this story and art with you today, and hope you enjoy the show just as much as I have working on it! Más fuerte cada día!

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