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The Production, Arrangement, and Orchestration of Jim Gray


Live Events


Jim conducts the Nashville Symphony Orchestra


Detroit Symphony presents The Nashville Songbook with guest Mandy Barnett – Producer/Arranger/Conductor

Jake Shimabukuro – Various Symphony Shows – Arranger

Nashville Symphony – Reach for the Stars Sensory Concert – Arranger
https://www.nashvillesymphony.org/tickets/concert/reach-for-the-stars-sensory-friendly-concert

Nashville Ballet – Seven Deadly Sins
https://patron.tpac.org/events/detail/7-deadly-sins-2017-ballet


Melinda Doolittle – Various Symphony Shows – Arranger

Branford Marsalis – Various Symphony Shows – Arranger

Jake Shimabukuro – Various Symphony Shows – Arranger

Amy Grant Christmas Tour – Orchestrator

Let Freedom Sing ‘16 – Nashville Symphony with Guest Ruby Amanfu – Arranger

Ada High School Show Choir presents: Love is in the Air – Arranger

Riverdale High School Show Choir presents: It’s Complicated – Arranger

Dave Ramsey Honors Event – Show Producer/Arranger/Conductor

Free Chapel Divine Conference – Gainesville, GA, Irvine, CA – Orchesrator

Music with a Mission ’16 Benefit Concert – The Nashville Symphony with guests: Chris Tomlin, Jason Crabb, Lorrie Morgan, Mo Pitney, Ruby Amanfu – Producer/Arranger/Conductor

Nashville Symphony with guest Mandy Barnett – The Nashville Songbook – Producer/Arranger/Conductor

The Christmas Show ‘16 – Oklahoma City Philharmonic – Arranger

Nashville Symphony Christmas with guest Jennifer Nettles – Arranger


Ada High School Show Choir presents “Candy”

Alison Brown – Various Symphony Shows – Arranger

Branford Marsalis – Various Symphony Shows – Arranger

Chattanooga Symphony Pops – Piano

Doxology Ensemble – Various Shows – Arranger

Free Chapel Christmas – Arranger/Conductor

Jake Shimabukuro – Various Symphony Shows – Arranger

Jeffrey Wells – Various Symphony Shows – Arranger

K-Love Awards Show with Nashville Session Players – Arranger

Kristen Chenowyth with Nashville Symphony – Arranger (December)

Melinda Doolittle with Panama City Pops – Arranger/Piano (March)

Melinda Doolittle with Boston Symphony – Arranger (July 4)

Miranda Lambert with Nashville Symphony – Arranger (December)

Music with a Mission ’15 Benefit Concert – The Nashville Symphony

with Guests: The Gatlin Brothers, Jimmy Fortune, Charlie McCoy, Gary

Mule Deer, Anthony LaMarchina, Clark Beckham, The Beegie Adair

Trio, Teea Goans, Mo Pitney and The Isaacs – Producer/Arranger/Conductor (November)

Let Freedom Ring ’15 – Nashville Symphony with guests Mikky Ekko – Arranger (July 4)

Nashville Symphony with Nashville Suzuki Students – Arranger

Oklahoma Philharmonic – A Very Merry Christmas – Arranger

Riverdale High School presents “Criminal Minds” – Arranger ’14-’15 season)

Santa Rosa Orchestra – Christmas Production – Arranger

Voices of Lee – Various Shows – Arranger


Ada High School Show Choir presents “The Big Sea” (’14-15 season)

Ben Folds European Chamber Orchestra Tour – Arranger

Branford Marsalis with Nashville Symphony – Arranger

Chattanooga Symphony Pops – Piano

Free Chapel Christmas – Arranger/Conductor

I’m Not a Pilot – Symphony Shows – Arranger

MLK Day Celebration with Nashville Symphony – Arranger

Melinda Doolittle – Symphony Christmas – Arranger

Music With a Mission ‘14 Benefit Concert – Nashville Symphony with guests: The Gatlin Brothers, Tracy Lawrence, The Henningsens, Lynda Carter, Jessie Lee Jones, The Willis Clan, & Chip Estin Producer/Arranger/Conductor

Nashville Symphony with Mary Kathryn Seabury – Arranger

Oklahoma City Philharmonic – A Very Merry Christmas – Arranger

O.P.A.S. – The Gathering – Producer/Arranger/Conductor

Panama City POPS – Various Shows – Arranger

The People’s Church Christmas – Arranger

Steven Curtis Chapman – Carnegie Hall – Arranger

Voices of Lee – Various Shows – Arranger


ADA High School Show Choir Show — Arranger (’13 season)

Amy Grant with various symphony orchestras — Arranger

Nashville Praise Symphony — Arranger (’13-’14 season)

Panama City POPS Orchestra — Arranger (’13 Season)

Weddings in Seattle, WA & London — String Quartet arranger

Nashville Symphony MLK Celebration — Arranger (January 17)

Marvin Winans Pre Super Bowl Event — Arranger/Conductor (January 25)

Casting Crowns Acoustic Sessions Spring Tour — 18 cities w/ the Nashville Session Players (March 14 – April 22)

Kansas City Symphony with guests Restless Heart — Arrangber/Conductor (May 17)

Atlanta Pops with guest Jeffrey Wells — Arranger (June)

Let Freedom Ring ’13 — Nashville Symphony with guests The Band Perry — Arranger (July 4)

Imagine Dragons w/ the Nashville Session Players — Conductor (July 7)

Casting Crowns Acoustic Sessions Fall Tour — 10 cities w/ the Nashville Session Players (October 3 – 27)

OPAS presents: Doolittle Sings, OPAS Swings — Producer/Arranger/Conductor/Piano (October 7)

Nashville Symphony Pops with guest Mandy Barnett — Producer/Arranger (November 14, 15, 16)

Music with a Mission — Nashville Symphony and Restless Heart with guests Amy Grant, Tracy Lawrence, Peter Noone, Melinda Doolittle, Karyn Williams, Big Daddy Weave — Producer/Arranger/Conductor (November 17)

The Story Tour 2013 —Arranger/Orchestrator/Conductor (14 cities w/ Steven Curtis Chapman, Casting Crowns, Matthew West, Selah, Natalie Grant, Nichole Nordeman, RAWSRVNT and the Nashville Session Players — Arranger/Orchestrator/Conductor  (November 29 – December 15)

Home for the Holidays—Orlando Philharmonic — Arranger (November 30)

A Very Merry Christmas Pops with Oklahoma City Philharmonic — Arranger (Dec. 5, 6, 7)

Nashville Symphony Ball with guest Brad Paisley — Arranger (December 9)

Nashville Symphony Holiday Pops with guests Vince Gill and Amy Grant — Arranger (December 19, 20, 21)

San Diego Symphony Holiday Pops with guest Alison Brown — Arranger (Dec. 20, 21)


A Very Merry Christmas Pops with Oklahoma Philharmonic – December 5-7 – Arranger

The Story Tour – 2013 (w/ Nashville Session Players – November/December – Arranger / Conductor

Casting Crowns Acoustic Tour – Fall 2013 (w/ Nashville Session Players) – October/November – Arranger / Conductor

K-LOVE Awards Show (w/ Nashville Session Players) – Arranger / Conductor

Restless Heart with Kansas City Symphony May 11 – Arranger / Conductor

Ricky Skaggs with Columbus Symphony – May 10 – Arranger

Panama City POPS Orchestra – May 4 – Arranger

Marvin Winans – Super Bowl Extravaganza – Arranger / Conductor

Casting Crowns Acoustic Tour – Spring 2013 – (w/ Nashville Session Players) – March/April – Arranger / Orchestra Leader

Panama City POPS Orchestra – April 5 – Arranger


2006

Free Chapel – Gainesville, GA – “Timeless Christmas” – Arranger / Conductor

“The Father” – World Premier, Brentwood, Essex, UK – Orchestrator / Conductor

Skaggs Family Christmas Tour – Conductor / Orchestrator

Nashville Symphony’s Free Day of Music Festival – Talent Producer

Nashville Symphony – Pops Season – Arranger

Valentines Special with Ricky Skaggs –  Nashville Symphony – Orchestrator

2007

Christmas Production – Free Chapel, Gainesville, GA and Irvine, CA – Arranger / Conductor

Skaggs Family Christmas Tour – Conductor / Orchestrator

Chesapeake’s A Very Merry Pops! – Oklahoma City Philharmonic – Dec. 4 – 6, 2008 – Arranger

Fa-La-La Phantom and Friends Concert, Greensboro, GA – Arranger

Ben Folds with Nashville Symphony Orchestra’s Season Gala Opening – Arranger

FORWARD – 08 Youth Conference – Duluth, GA – Arranger / Conductor

Let Freedom Ring – July 4th show – Nashville Symphony Orchestra with guests, Phil Vassar and Michael McDonald – Arranger

Easter Services at Free Chapel – Gainesville, GA and Irvine, CA – Arranger / Conductor

Tucson Symphony Orchestra – A Tribute to Ray Charles – Arranger

Habitat for Humanity Concert Starring Faith Hill and Tim McGraw with Nashville Symphony Orchestra – Orchestrator

2008

Christmas Celebration – Free Chapel – Gainesville, GA – Arranger / Conductor

Skaggs Family Christmas – Nashville, TN – Arranger / Conductor

Skaggs Family Christmas – Columbus, OH – Arranger / Conductor

Chesapeake’s A Very Merry Pops! – Oklahoma City Philharmonic – Arranger

Nashville Symphony’s Free Day of Music Festival – Talent Producer

Brenda Lee Symphony Orchestra Tour – Arranger

Buddy Miller, Sam Bush, Alison Brown, Abby Washburn and Jerry Douglas with Nashville Symphony Gala Opening – Arranger / Piano

Oklahoma City Philharmonic – Red White and Boom – Oklahoma City, OK – Arranger

The Promise – Free Chapel – Gainesville, GA – Composer/Arranger/Conductor 

Riders In the Sky Live Recording with Nashville Symphony Orchestra – Arranger

Cherryholmes with Oregon Symphony Orchestra – Arranger

2009

Chesapeake’s A Very Merry Pops – Oklahoma City Philharmonic – Arranger

Ben Folds with Nashville Symphony – Arranger

Jo Dee Messina with Nashville Symphony – Arranger

Alison Brown with the Ireland National Orchestra – Arranger

Trace Adkins with Nashville Symphony – Let Freedom Ring – Arranger / Piano

Alison Brown with The San Diego Symphony Orchestra – Arranger 

The Flaming Lips and Oklahoma City Philharmonic Orchestra, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Arranger

Joan Osborne, The Waybacks and John Cowan with The Chattanooga Symphony, Riverbend Festival – Chattanooga, TN – Arranger 

Steven Curtis Chapman with Nashville Symphony – Show Hope/Cinderella – Arranger

Cherryholmes – Naples Symphony Orchestra – Naples, FL  –  Arranger

Alison Brown with Murray State University Symphonic Wind Ensemble – Arranger

Cherryholmes – Nashville Symphony – Nashville, TN – Arranger

2010

Skaggs Family Christmas – Nashville, TN – Arranger / Conductor

Skaggs Family Christmas – Bethesda, MD – Arranger / Conductor

Merry Christmas Pops with Oklahoma Philharmonic – Arranger

Oklahoma City Philharmonic with guest Ben Folds – Arranger

Nashville Symphony’s Free Day of Music Festival (October) – Talent Producer

Music with a Mission – Nashville Symphony with guests: Restless Heart, Tracy Lawrence, Keith Anderson, Melinda Doolittle, Gary Morris, Jaci Velasquez, Lee Roy Parnell, Charlie McCoy and the Nashville Rescue Mission Choir – Co-Producer / Arranger / Conductor

Nashville Symphony Orchestra with guest ks Rhoads – Orchestrator

Let Freedom Ring with Nashville Symphony and guest Darius Rucker – Arranger

Jo Dee Messina with Members of Nashville Symphony – Arranger / Conductor

Nashville Symphony’s Free Day of Music Festival (May) – Talent Producer

Tribute to the Music of Bill and Gloria Gaither – Arranger / Orchestrator / Conductor / Co-Producer

Deana DeGarmo with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra – Arranger

Cherryholmes with Oklahoma City Philharmonic – Arranger / Conductor

Martin Luther King Day Celebration with Nashville Symphony – Arranger

2011

Home for the Holidays – Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra – Producer/Arranger – (December 15, 16 )

A Family Holiday Celebration – Oconee Performing Arts Society – Producer/Arranger/Music Director – (December 14 )

The Story Tour – 2012 (with Nashville Session Players) – Arranger / Conductor

A Very Merry Christmas Pops with Oklahoma Philharmonic – Arranger

Panama City POPS Orchestra – Arranger

Music With a Mission – Nashville Symphony  and Restless Heart with guests Amy Grant, Alison Brown, The Gatlin Brothers, The Booth Brothers, Tracy Lawrence, Branford Marsalis, Ricky Skaggs, and Karyn Williams – Co Producer / Arranger / Conductor – (October 14 )

Forward 2012 Youth Conference – Free Chapel Worship Center – Arranger/Conductor – (June 28)

Nashville Symphony Pops with Guest artists Doc Severinsen & Alison Brown – Arranger – (February 2, 3, 4)


2005

Skaggs Family Christmas Tour – Conductor / Orchestrator

A Tribute to Ray Charles – Nashville Symphony – Orchestrator

IBMA (International Bluegrass Musicians Association) Awards Show – Arranger / Conductor 

Nashville Symphony’s Free Day of Music Festival – Talent Producer 

The Miracle – The Miracle Theatre – Gatlinburg, TN – Orchestrator / Conductor

Skaggs Family Christmas Special – CMT – Orchestrator / Conductor

2004

Skaggs Family Christmas Tour – Conductor / Orchestrator

2003

Nashville Symphony Pops with Guest Deborah Allen – Producer / Arranger

2001

An Evening with Jaci Velasquez – Christmas Tour – Musical Director / Arranger / Orchestrator / Conductor