New insights into performing the music of Johann Sebastian Bach on the guitar do not come along very often. Jim's article in the Guitar Foundation of America's magazine, Soundboardchallenged conventional wisdom. The article showed how it was possible to perform Bach's 'Cello Suites on guitar with minimal change to the original manuscript. It included Jim's transcription of the Allemande movement from the First 'Cello Suite. A performance of his transcription of the complete Suite, performed by Nicholas Goluses at the Toronto International Guitar Festival, gave the audience an intellectually and emotionally satisfying experience.
Transcribing the Bach 'Cello Suites for Guitar (Fall 1991, p. 29)