Jimmy Warren

Jimmy Warren

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A seasoned musician with heart and passion. Jimmy Warren performs with a powerful magnitude unmatched by many. Jimmy Warren's original smooth style and soulful sounding originals, blended together with creative instrumental versions of well known covers create outstanding emtionally seasoned music.

Biography

Jimmy Warren

A seasoned musician with heart and passion,
Jimmy Warren performs with a powerful magnitude
unmatched by many. Jimmy Warren's original smooth style and soulful sounding originals, blended together with creatve intrumental versions of well known covers create outstanding emotionally seasoned music.

Over the years Jimmy has perfomed with some of the best nationally and regionally known acts. Artists like Jr. Wells, Sugar Blue, Little Mack Simmons, Byther Smith, Buddy Scott and many others have shared the stage with Warren.

Bruce Iglauer, President of Alligator Records called Jimmy "A powerful guitarist with a great feel."

Ben S. from the God Send Revival said, "Warren is Incrediable."

Chuck Rainey, Bassist for Steely Dan said, "Warren is smooth and talented, an outstanding artist."

Jimmy has performed at venues such as: B.B. Kings, Buddy Guy's Legends, SXSW, the Checkerboard Lounge, Blues Etc.,
Kingston Mines, the Blind Pig and others.

Now, after 10 years away from the Chicago Blues scene, Jimmy Warren has returned as a well defined smooth jazz artist. Although his background is deeply rooted in the heart of blues, Jimmy has created truly soulful music while overlaying it with smooth heartfelt guitar. He consumes a song with passion and draws you into a place of musical sensation.

“Once in a while an artist comes on the scene that is truly amazing. Warren has shown himself to be that artist. A performer that emotionally speaks through his guitar, Warren is an impressive smooth jazz guitarist.” ~ K.T. Recordz

“Mirada Sobre” Jimmy’s debut CD is due to be released in September of 2007 on K.T. Recordz. The CD is a reminder to Jimmy to “look above.” It is a realization that everything good comes from above. All the songs on Warren’s debut CD, “Mirada Sobre” were arranged, performed, produced and written by Jimmy Warren.
Jimmy Warren is energetic and emotional on the stage. Truly an exciting artist to watch perform.

Jimmy is surrounded by seasoned musicians that compliment one another musically.

Drummer Terry Mason has performed with artist B.B. King, Little Milton, the Staple Singers, Shirley King, Artie White, Otis Rush and many others. Terry is a master of compeling grooves and solid beats. He is able to create a dynamic element to the musical atmosphere.

Bassist Anthony Williams has performed for 20 years with many regionally known acts. He is gifted at creating just the right groove and being the driving force behing the rhythms. Compared to Nathan East, Williams shows himeself to be a true professional bassist, with the ability to perform all styles of music.

Percussionist & Keyboardist David Springer has also perfomed with many reigonal artist. Well know in his area as the "Best" percussionist he is an asset to inspiring sounds within Jimmy's music.

Together they create a sound and style that is polished and professional.

Jimmys goal is to perform at national and international venues. (Clubs, Hotels, Resorts, Cruise Lines, Casino's, Festivals and Conferences) Warren is also working to achieve international distribution and following.

Jimmy is Currently planning a fall tour and the release of his debut Cd "Mirada Sobre."

Along with the original smooth jazz material Jimmy performs, he also has recreated loved songs from various genres of music as smooth jazz intrumentals. Songs from artist like Steely Dan, Sade, 4 Tops, Police and many others. These recreations are creative, soulful and crowd pleasers.

Jimmys music can be found at:

www.indie911.com, www.myspace.com/jimmywarren
www.amiest.com
www.guitar9records.com
www.indiemusicstore.com
www.cdbaby.com
http://www.reverbnation.com/tunepak/8648

Discography

"Mirada Sobre" 2007 - K.T. Recordz

"Guitars Of Tomorrow Vol. 1" - 2007 K.T. Recordz

Set List

Jimmy Warren perform's several different show sets which he rotates depending on the venue. 45 Minutes to 1 hour per set or show of Contemporary Smooth Jazz."

Originals include:

Clydes Glide There Comes A Day
Smoothie Within The Mist
Mirada Sobre When I Think Of you
Drea's Goove Kibbles & bits
Smoothie Latido Del Corazon
The Need To Be It's All Good
By My side Your The One
Just For You Remarkable One ... Etc....

Jimmy Warren also performs a number of instrumental & vocal versions of well known cover songs spanning many genres, like: Pop, Motown, R&B, Rock and Disco.

From artist like: The Tempations, Ray Charles, Rod Stewart, The Police, Bee Gees, Jim Croce, Earth Wind and Fire, Sade, Steely Dan, 4 Tops, Michael McDonald and others.

Songs like:
My Girl
Get Down On It