“Central Louisiana native, Jim Pharis, is an incredibly unique blues musician...his fingerstyle guitar work is excellent”
— Elmore Magazine April 2016
“Jim Pharis plays solo acoustic guitar with aplomb on one of the absolute funniest songs of 2015...”
— Blues Blast Magazine December 2015
“ he does mighty fine pickin’ and he has a jolly sense of humor – you can hear the Louisiana-Bluesiana influences. ”
— The Significato Journal Sept. 2013
“ "Jim Pharis has played for Spirits several times. We always look forward to his performances. He is an unbelievably talented guitarist and plays a style of music that's not heard often. Good singer and good story teller. Keeps our audiences well entertained." ”
— Charles Ward - Spirits Food and Friends Alexandria, La.
“Hey Jim, I just wanted to share with you that I got some wonderful compliments about your recent performance. Our staff said you were extremely professional and talented (they’re musicians, so they would know!) and I heard from several patrons as well that your show was awesome! Thank you so much for being a part of our schedule! ”
— Rachel Delanoix - MOD Coffeehouse, Galveston, Tx.