Jim is a brilliant young talent who deserves all of the recognition that has and will continue to come his way!

Steve Rochinski, jazz guitarist and educator

“[ Jim Funnell’s ] music is the singular result of a thorough reflection on rhythms, sounds, and colors.”

– Guillaume Lagrée, Le jars jase jazz

“These young musicians (Word Out) are simply fresh, alive, curious, open-minded, joyful, and listening to their music does heaps of good.”

– Guillaume Lagrée, Le jars jase jazz

Led by Anglo-French charismatic pianist and inspired composer Jim Funnell, a Berklee College of Music alum, Word Out offers sophisticated yet accessible worlds.

– Basem Shalabi, L’Echo Républicain