JIP established in 2001 by singer / songwriter Jim Gwynn has become an established Chicago rock band. The three piece band includes Joe D’onofrio on Bass and Mike Charbonneau on Drums/Percussion. In 2011 JIP released the album Year X which was well received and created great opportunities for JIP. Sparks, Flames & Names is the 2012 JIP collaborations release that features 7 different artists on the album. JIP is currently in studio working on a 2013 full length rock album.