Jim Lawrence has performed diverse types of music for over four decades.
He recorded a solo effort of rock n' roll and folk ballads in in the mid 80s and has recorded three CDs with his talented daughter Holly. The third CD, Caledonian Shadows, a collection of original and traditional Scottish ballads, was nominated for the prestigious Wammie award by the Washington Area Music Association for best folk/traditional CD of 2011.
Spare Parts, Celtic Machination's debut effort, was nominated for that same award in 2013.
Besides Celtic music he is active in planning and arranging music at his church.