Jim Thompson studied arranging and composition at Berklee College of Music, took pick-style guitar with William Leavitt, author of 'A Modern Method for Guitar', and classical guitar with Andrew Caponigro, author of 'The Fingerboard Workbook'. Jim has taught guitar at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. 'The audience sat, spellbound by the music,attentive and mystified by the performance'. Bonnie Baldwin MCLA Beacon 'In a varied program of classical, flamenco, contemporary and original pieces, Jim Thompson demonstrated mastery of classical guitar techniques and sensitive musicianship'. Dr. Killam MCLA Prof.