Jim Kelleher

Jim Kelleher was instrumental in bringing the Dixie Diehards together as a functioning Dixieland Jazz Band.  Jim’s knowledge of music coupled with his extensive background as a teacher, made him a natural for our first music director.


Jim’s biggest fan, his wife Ellie.jim_Elle

Final Gig - July 2010

Final Gig – July 2010

Jim’s last performance with the Dixie Diehards was fittingly on July 4, 2010  Berkeley, MA at their Annual Town 4th of July Celebration.  Jim & Ellie have retired to Maryland to be closer to their grand children.