Jim was a drummer and DJ when he started studying with Spud while in his early 20’s, after graduating Spud’s EIS course he went on to become an award winning film and TV composer. Among his credits are the scores for scores for “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back,” “Eurotrip," “Scary Movie 3 & 4” and several animated series including “Powerpuff Girls” and  “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.”

As a Certified EIS Instructor,  Jim is currently accepting students who wish to study Spud’s EIS method.  This can be done in person or through internet video chat


To contact Jim regarding private instruction in EIS click the here.

To go to the EIS website click here.

Spud Murphy’s Equal Interval System of Horizontal Composition