Jim Nollman plays music with animals. He has tried it with ravens, dolphins, bellbirds, frogs, orca’s, humpback whales and many more. In his life, he has worked for the Smithsonian Institute blowing harmonica with howler monkeys on an island in the middle of the Panama Canal, recorded flute music with wolves and he even produced a Thanksgiving radio show singing with gobbling turkeys. Also scientific and environmental organizations; from the Russian Academy of Sciences and the German Arts Council to Greenpeace and indigenous Arctic tribes have worked with him.
Nowadays he specializes in musical communication with whales, as you can hear in the video above. For making the music, he designed unique underwater musical instruments and waterproof recording devices, making it possible to make music with any animal he wants.
Nollman is also the main instigator for Interspecies Inc., a non-profit organization that wants to interact with animals. Their mission is as follows: