Jim Bosse (b. 1949) began his music career as the lead guitarist in the Lost Souls, a band in New York with rock legend, Billy Joel, performing together from 1962-1967. Jim's interests gradually shifted to classical music. He studied privately with some of Colorado’s finest guitarists and participated in over 30 Master Classes with many of the world’s greatest guitarists. In 1986 he founded the Colorado Springs Guitar Society and served as its first president. Jim taught guitar at Adams State College in Alamosa and University of Southern Colorado in Pueblo. Jim now performs as a soloist and with many musician friends. He has performed in over 400 concerts in North and South America and released 12 CDs.