Jim Puckett



Welcome to  jimpuckettmusic.com. Please take a look around and get to know me better through the music and information you will find here. If you have questions about any of the pieces, or if you are interested in having some custom work done for your special project, please feel free to contact me. For score samples, performance rights, pricing and electronic delivery (for many of our pieces) - please CONTACT ME


Music Video & Photos


ALBUM RELEASE: April 23, 2021 

SUSTAIN VOL.2 on Navona Records

Recorded in the historic Retuda Concert Hall in Olomouc, Czech Republic by Lucie Kaucká and Pavel Zlámal, NOCTUNRE appears on an album of piano solos, duets, and trios by various composers. After recording, the duo gave a fine performance of NOCTURNE on the Parma Recordings LiveStage Recital "Music Across the Centuries" on May 27, 2020.  

Print music for NOCTURNE available here

In The Gardens - suite for Solo Piano

A Sample of the music and pictures from In The Gardens - suite for Solo Piano;

Raquel Teare, Piano


A sampler of the upcoming album Sustain Vol. 2. Available on April 23, 2021

on all digital platforms.  The excerpt of NOCTURNE begins around 8:30 

Jim Puckett

     Jim is a career church musician and Worship Pastor in Richardson, Texas, an adjunct professor for the College of Professional and Graduate Studies at Southern Nazarene University,  and an adjunct member of the music faculty at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. 

     He has composed and arranged for a variety of settings and his music has made an  impact in modern Classical music and the Christian Praise and Worship genre.  As a composer Jim brings depth and experience to his work, writing music that is accessible and memorable, yet challenging. His works are performed around the world; receiving recognition and awards from multiple composers' organizations and the National Academy of Music.

     All of Jim’s music for the church, including original songs, hymn arrangements, choral works and orchestrations, have come out of his experience as a worship leader. Along with his passion for worship, he has developed a passion for excellence in worship ministries. "If it's for God, it should be the best that we have to offer".

     Jim is a member of the American Musicological Society, BMI, CCLI, Society of Composers. Inc., the Southeastern Composer’s League, and The Christian Fellowship of Art Music Composers. He has studied with Frank Wiley, Peter Fischer, Leslie Dutton, and Richard Meek. He holds a Ph.D. in Music Theory & Composition from Kent State University, M.M. from Texas Tech University, and B.A. from Mount Vernon Nazarene University.