Lil Jim's Big Squeeze

Lil Jim's Big Squeeze

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Lil Jim's Big Squeeze are original and unique. They boast a high energy, non stop show which has entertained crowds all over Europe.

Biography

Formed in October 2009, Lil Jim's Big Squeeze have already created quite a stir in the UK and Europe. The band have acquired a thriving and enthusiastic fan base which is evident in the audiences of their hometown gigs.
The 'Big Squeeze' have been travelling around Europe and in the summer of 2010 played at the Saulieu Cajun and Zydeco Festival in France where they made such an impression that they have been invited to play at Europe's premier Zydeco Festival "Zydeco Zity" in Raamsdonksveer, (Holland) in 2011.
Their unique blend of Ska and Zydeco topped with a sprinkling of Blues / Rock / Metal / Reggae / R'n'B and Pop provides a sizzling dish that audiences lap up. With this formula they give a new lease of life on old classics such as Bob Marley's 'No Woman No Cry' and Phil Collins 'In The Air Tonight'.
The release of their eagerly awaited debut E.P., Number 1, has gained the 'Squeeze' a feature on their local radio station, BBC Radio Derby. It has also led to an interview with the band on Dutch internet radio station, Zydeco Zity Radio. Autumn 2010 see the band going back into the studio to record their first album, which will comprise of completely original material penned by Lil' Jim.
For the last 15 years Lil' Jim has been playing and studying the music of the Louisiana Swamps and Bayous, Cajun and Zydeco. Among his many accolades, he is most proud of being voted 'Best Zydeco Accordion Player in Europe' in 2006 and his recent appearance on Cbeebies music show 'ZingZillas'.
The band are full of energy and have been "wowing" audiences with their electric stage show!

Discography

Number 1 - E.P. - 2010
Cheatin' N Creepin' - Single - 2011