Born in Pittsburgh and took to the stage at an early age. While all his friends were listening to Led Zeppelin and The Grateful Dead, JImmy was listening and highly influenced by the Big Band Swing Singers; Tony, Mel, Bobby, Sammy & Frank. When he was old enough he started performing in local nightclubs and bars. He headlined Pittsburgh’s famous Holiday House that also featured these performers: Jonny Carson, Liza Minnelli, Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld and even Frank Sinatra!!
Moved to NYC and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from New York University, studied with world famous Vocal Coach Don Lawrence. Don Lawerence has also coached Bono, Jon Bon Jovi, Christina Aguilera and most recently Lady Gaga!! I played at various showcases and nightclubs throughout Manhattan and the Catskill Mountains. Landed a record deal with Decco Records and recorded my first album titled Love in your Life
Now Jimmy is performing all over the Southeast at 500-1200 seat theaters!!