Jim Sclavunos is an American rock music drummer, percussionist and producer.
At 6'7", Sclavunos, a half-Greek and half-Italian from Brooklyn, New York , is one of the tallest rock musicians. He's performed with Sonic Youth, Tav Falco's Panther Burns, Lydia Lunch and was a member of 8 Eyed Spy, The Cramps, and Alice Texas. Sclavunos, who was memorably described in the pages of The Wire as an "infamous elegant degenerate," has been a key player in Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds since 1996. During that time, James also formed his own musical ensemble, The Vanity Set.