Related Information for Jim O'rourke American indie rock and avant-garde musician, composer and producer Jim O'Rourke (born January 18, 1969, in Chicago) has been a key component in the increasing overlap of the American and European experimental music avant-garde, working in everything from jazz and rock to ambient and electro-acoustic and building many a bridge in between. He currently resides in Tokyo, Japan.A Chicago native, O'Rourke's work has found equal luck with experimental jazz and noise fanatics, chill roo.. read more