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Electronic: Ambient New Age: Space Electronic: Electronica Moods: Instrumental Moods: Type: Instrumental

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AUSTRALIA - Queensland

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Jim Ottaway

Jim Ottaway is an Australian composer, musician and producer of original instrumental music covering many genres including electronic, ambient, space music, new age and music for film and television.

The inspiration for Jim’s music stems from his love of nature and his spiritual connection to the beautiful environment of the Gold Coast hinterland of Queensland, Australia.

Jim’s major musical influences include Tangerine Dream, Edgar Froese, Vangelis, Pink Floyd, Enigma, Johannes Schmoelling, Christopher Buckman, Tony O'Connor, Christopher Franke, Loom, Lisa Gerrard, Code Indigo, Gary Wright and Radio Massacre International.

Since 2004 Jim has released over 25 independent albums in his homeland, Australia… commencing with his first release FIRST LIGHT, a light relaxing ambient album culminating in his new release YESTERDAY PASSING a light melodic electronic/contemporary instrumental album, officially released in May 2018.

At the 14th annual Zone Music Reporter Awards held in New Orleans in May 2018 Jim received two awards for two of his albums:
Best Electronic Album: TIMELESS e-MOTION
Best Ambient Album: DEEP SPACE BLUE
Jim was also nominated for Album of the Year for DEEP SPACE BLUE.

Jim was awarded a Silver Medal at the 2016 and 2017 Global Music Awards for his albums SOUTHERN CROSS and DEEP SPACE BLUE (respectively).

Since 2010 seventeen of Jim’s tracks have been chosen as finalist in various Australian music/songwriting awards including the Australian Songwriting Awards.

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