Growing up in Moline, Illinois, Jimi was introduced to some of countrys greatest artist with his parents playing the music of Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Waylon Jennings and early Elvis Presley. So its not surprising he started early after getting his first guitar at age 12. Jimi brings his original blend with classic and modern country musical influences of Merle Haggard, Dwight Yoakum and Buck Owens, Jason Aldean, Billy Currington and Keith Urban as well as original music written by Jimi himself. Jimi has toured the United States and has been in bands with Frankie Avalon Jr, Tony Avalon, Sons of Frankie Avalon and Eden Everly son of Don Everly before pursuing his own original musical journey. Jimi is currently touring in support of his new CD "Hangovers & Heartaches" this tour will take him through the South and Midwestern United States and onto Europe.