Jimmy James, internationally acclaimed Montreal Blues man, sings song while his swift fingers play guitar during West Island Blues Festival.
Jimmy whose birth name is Demetrios Bakolias, prefers being called Jimmy James when working, his guitar plays an ever evolving, soulful blend of music styles pushed to the limit.
Greece born Jimmy brought up in Montreal, is a self-taught, calm, and easygoing guitar virtuoso with incredible dexterity and awesomely fast fingers.
Famed Canadian rock icon Randy Bachman of The Guess Who/Bachman Turner Overdrive, on his CBC Vinyl Tap podcast, once called Jimmy “Canada’s Jimmy Hendrix” because of his incredible ability with his guitar and unique originality.
Demetrios aka Jimmy has played with some of the best pop culture musicians during his 35 years in the business.
An impressive list that includes the late David Bowie, King Crimson, Jeff Healey, Frank Marino, Nanette Workman, David Lindley, Lonnie Mack, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Vanilla Fudge to name a few.
This is my contribution for WP single word prompt:”SONG”.