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The Rolling Stones and Jim Price
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American horn player who caught the attention of the Stones when he and Bobby Keys came to England to join Eric Clapton in a band which never materialized. Price toured with the Stones in the USA in 1972 and in Europe in 1973, also recording with them on several occasions, including STICKY FINGERS (trumpet and piano), EXILE ON MAIN ST. (trumpet, trombone and organ), and GOATS HEAD SOUP (horns) He also toured and recorded with Delaney & Bonnie and Friends, Joe Cocker’s Mad Dogs and Englishmen and Eric Clapton.
James William Price (born 1945, Fort Worth, Texas) is an American session musician. Because of saxophone player Bobby Keys’ work with the Rolling Stones, Price was able to play with the Stones for most of the 1970s. He toured extensively with The Rolling Stones from 1970 until 1973, including their 1972 American Tour, and appears along with Keys on the albums Sticky Fingers, Exile on Main St. and Goats Head Soup. From September 1968 to February 1969, Price played with New Buffalo Springfield. He also toured and recorded with Delaney & Bonnie and Friends, Joe Cocker’s Mad Dogs and Englishmen and Eric Clapton. Price played on several songs on Harry Nilsson’s Nilsson Schmilsson.
Price worked as a session musician, playing trombone and trumpet in the Los Angeles area. His work on the Delaney & Bonnie album Accept No Substitute (1969) led to touring with the band. He next appeared on Eric Clapton’s self-titled solo album (1970). Also that year, he worked on All Things Must Pass with George Harrison and Mad Dogs and Englishmen with Joe Cocker. The next year he appeared on Barbra Streisand’s album Barbra Joan Streisand.
He also worked as a record producer in this period. During the 1980s and 1990s, Price composed music for numerous motion pictures, television programs and advertisements-
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