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Jimmy Warren
"Live At Last"

Reviews and Info

Over the years Jimmy Warren has played with and has had his style compared to some of the best in Blues Biz and after listening to Jimmy's Debut Album, "Live At Last", it is certainly not hard to understand why. 

From the opening track of "Live At Last", Jimmy takes full control of his Blues Axe and the audience he is playing for, with constant clapping, whisltin', and cheering throughout, especially when he lets his guitar do the talking.

Beyond being a superb Blues Guitarist, Jimmy also has the vocals necessary to give us the full package, which I have found sometimes lacking in other performers I have not heard of before. With vocals rich and clear and a Guitar long ago tamed, with constant study, Jimmy brings us a live album that is complex, full, and polished, one which allows us to fully feel what it would be like to be there in person.

"Live At Last" is sure to please all blues fans whom like blues done in the styles of Joe Bonamassa, Joe Satriani, and Eric Clapton. 

Much more should be heard in the future for Jimmy. Looking forward to his next release.

John Vermilyea (Blues Underground Network)

Track Listing

1. Right Side of Town
2. Like You Use To
3. Only the Blues Last
4. Will I Ever Be the Same Again
5. Another Chance 
6. I Just Landed in Your Town

About Jimmy Warren

A seasoned musician with heart and passion, Jimmy Warren performs with a powerful magnitude unmatched by many. His skills display his influence from great players like: SRV, Joe Bonamassa, Hubert Sumlin, Joe Satriani, Eric Clapton & Steve Lukather. Over the years Jimmy has performed with some of the best nationally & regionally known blues artists, such as, Buddy Miles, Jr. Wells, Buddy Scott, Left Dizz, Little Mack Simmons, Nate Turner & many more.

Bruce Iglauer of Alligator Records called Jimmy " A powerful guitarists with a great bluesy feel."

Chuck Rainey, the bassist for Steely Dan said, "Jimmy is a smooth guitarist with a great style & sound."

Jimmy is energetic and emotional on stage, truly an exciting artist to watch perform. Warren interacts and connects with the audience, grabbing their attention with his textured solo's, smooth octaves and powerful tones.

For 15 years Jimmy Warren performed regionally and in the local Chicago area. With a full calendar and strong fan base, Warren was selected out of hundreds of bands to perform at the famed SXSW showcase. Prepared to take his Warrenized blues on the road, a change in life brought a halt to Jimmy's career.

After 10 years away from the blues scene, Jimmy Warren is back stronger and more polished than ever. Having spent the past 10 years honing his skills, Jimmy is moving forward and ready to be reintroduced on the blues scene.

Ben S. from the GS revival festival said "Warren is incredible, a great guitarists."

Jimmy is currently preparing for summer shows and recording a new CD that will release in the fall of 2009. A truly powerful bluesman with a solid sound explosive stage presence, Jimmy Warren is looking to a long future on the blues scene.


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