Not for Nothing
\'Within the wiry voice of Jim Baron exists wit, wonder and melodic prowess,...Baron has the goods to compete with any star on the contemporary singer-songwriter scene and then some.\' --Amplifier Magazine, MA " ...excellent songs!" --The Centre Daily Times, PA \'...a melodious, ruminating vocal range and a clear new evolved spirit.\' --The inside connection, NY Jim\'s first solo EP, Not For Nothing, featured live studio takes of Jim on vocals and guitars, accompanied by keyboards and percussion. The sparse arrangements of Not For Nothing and it's cohesively dark mood were notably punctuated by Jim\'s haunting vocals, his evocative lyrics and his intricate guitar playing. The Musicians\' Exchange wrote: \'Jim Baron is a singer-songwriter who has really come into his own.\' Not For Nothing garnered regional recognition for Jim in the Northeast as he soon became an established solo act with his unique blend of folk-pop and rock music.