James Lindsay is a composer, performer and teacher who works in a diverse range of styles. He studied Music and then composition at York with Roger Marsh, Nicola Lefanu and Thoma Simaku where he won an undergraduate composers’ prize and had numerous commissions. Since his MA, he has been active as a composer, performer and arranger working with a wide range of artists. His work has recently been performed at Kings Place, Wigmore Hall, the Roundhouse, the Purcell Rooms, Cargo (SPNM Sound Source), Tampere Vocal Music Festival (Finland), The Spitz (SPNM Gobsmack), Seillans Music Festival (France) and York Late Music Festival. He also writes and produces electronic music under the pseudonym Jimmy Rosso and has been regularly featured on Radio 6. In 2012, he released an album (32.32) on Bearsuit Records to widespread critical acclaim. He is a founding member of composer's collective/anarchic punk-classical-jazz-rock band DOLLYman who recently released their debut album Ponderous Skiffle Rubbish. He is Head of Music at a secondary school in Wimbledon and was recently named Teacher of the Year in Merton 2015.