Jim Self’s “Swan Song” Concert


 7:30 PM Monday, March 4

 University of Southern California, Ramo Hall

Concert Review by Beth Chouinard Mitchell

The “Swan Song” Concert

What kind of tuba player doesn’t know the name Jim Self?

50 years ago, Jim Self was rising to prominence as a Los Angeles free-lance musician.  Many years later, he is a veteran of thousands of motion pictures, television shows, records, and tuba soloist on many prominent movies. He is Principal Tubist with the Pasadena and Pacific Symphonies, the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, and the Los Angeles Opera Orchestra. His compositions and arrangements include works for solo tuba, brass quintet, other brass and woodwind chamber music, symphony orchestra, and more...

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