Welcome to the official web page of New York based jazz guitarist Jimmy Grant. The Jimmy Grant Ensemble plays a blend of musics from all over the world and his own compositions. Jimmy is available for lessons, session work, weddings, corporate & civic events, private parties, and music festivals. Be sure to check back for his latest projects!!
Really thrilled to be a part of Gypsy Jazz Guitar Secrets the last few months. Be sure to check out my breakdown of Djangology! There is a ton of other great articles as well. A subscription would make a great Christmas gift…
Lots of exciting things going on in the life of Jimmy Grant! I recently did an article for Robin Nolans Gypsy Jazz Guitar Secrets. I broke down Django Reinhardts 1942 solo on Djangology. Be sure to check it out!! I also have quite a few projects I'm working on right now. So stay tuned, recordings and more to come soon!!
I invite you to check out my latest project, I was challenged to write five songs in five days, and record them on the sixth. It also got an article on an article on Guitar Worlds Acoustic Nation. Here is the trailer!! The project is available for FREE on Bandcamp!
It has been an exciting month for me, I recently went in the studio with Junk Parlor. We will be on the road early october (Dates TBA) doing a CD release tour. At the end of the month I will be sitting in with Trio Dinicu at Djangofest Northwest, so be sure to check it out, they are one of the best gypsy jazz groups in America!! It's honor to work some of the musicians I get to work with! If you can't wait til Djangofest to see me, I will be performing in Sac for the monthly jazz series at JB's this sunday from 5-8 (9/15). Also be sure to check us out at our monthly gig at Cigar Bar, first Thursdays of every month!
So I just updated my webpage, a lot of exciting things going on right now!! This Saturday my Trio (Featuring Tommy Davy and Chris Bastian) will be performing in Sacramento! Here is the event info! So be sure to stop by if your in the area, its only $7!
On other news, I have released a few more lesson videos, with more to come! Check em' out!
I am also excited to announce that I will be going in the studio at the end of the month with the group Junk Parlor, if you haven't already liked us on facebook, you can do so here. be Sure to check us out live, too!
I haven't updated my website in a while, but I have a lot of new stuff coming out. I just updated the video section. I have also started a youtube video series, where I will be sharing some of my django knowledge. Be sure to check it all out. Here is my first video, the first person who can guess what Django solo this is from will win a free cd! By the end of June, I should have a lot more these videos finished, so be sure to check up on my webpage.
In name of the holidays I am giving out a free track.. Well, not completely free, the hidden fee is you have to like my Facebook page. This year has been a great year for the Jimmy Grant Ensemble, But next year should be even better, we are in the process of booking some tours, and this summer we are planning on recording our next album, full of Jimmy Grant originals, and maybe even a familiar standard or two! Be sure to keep checking my website, I will be giving out free recordings from my album, as well as some free live recordings from the year 2012. Also, be sure to check the music section, I will be posing lots of new videos in the coming years. Hope everyone has a great new year!!