B i o g r a p h y
David Rubin of Guitar Player Magazine has said that "Jimmy is as good as it gets." Warren is an energetic and passionate guitarist and producer. For over 25 years Warren has been pleasing audiences around the country, while sharing the stage with many music legends.
A versatile guitarist who pushes beyond his limits, Warren has been called a "Powerful Guitarist" by Alligator Records President Bruce Iglauer and a "Smooth Guitarist With A Great Feel" by legendary Bassist Chuck Rainey (Steely Dan).
Warren began his journey in the mid 80's sitting in with many of Chicago's southside blues legends. Over the years he fronted his own trio while performing as a sideman for many other artists. Warren was signed to Vision Records in Nashville in 2009 where he released his debut Cd "Live At Last."
Warren went on to release several more projects through Electro Glide Records and the High Tone Music Group. His music has been licensed for TV, Independent Films and Commercials around the world. Warrens music has been aired in 14 countries and over 1200 radio stations.
Warren in 2011 took to the air as the host of two popular radio shows that air'd through the Artist First Radio Network. Both "America's Blues Radio" and the Jimmy Warren Show" were popular talk/music shows where Jimmy interviewed some of the biggest names in music. Including: George Thorogood, Steve Lukather (Toto), Johnny Winter, Aaron Neville, Whitesnake , Charlie Daniels and much more.
Jimmy stepped away from music for seven years and in 2019 went back into the studio to record the "Thunderclap Sessions." Warren recruited bass great Johnny Griparic noted bassst for Slash, Richie Kotzen, Walter Trout and others. Warren also had legendary drummer Michael Leasure participate. Michael is noted for performing with Walter Trout, Edgar Winter, Billy Gibbons, Buddy Miles, Philp Sayce and more.
Today Warren is focused on recording. He has planned to spend 2020 in the studio and releasing a number of singles in a variety of forms and genres. Warrens music is availabe for streaming and downloading on every music outlet worldwide. His music is heard on radio stations around the world digitally.
Performed with /Share The Stage With (sample)
Gary Richrath (REO Speedwagon)
Ronnie Baker Brooks
Little Mack Simmons
Guest On Jimmy's Radio Show (sample)
Los Lonley Boys
Notable Venues & Festivals
Summer Fest - Milwaukee, WI
Whiskey A Go Go - Hollywood, CA
El Portal Theatre - Hollywood, CA
NAMM Show - Anehiem, CA
Chicago Blues Fest - Chicago, IL
Legacy Casino - Reno, NV
Rialto Square Theater - Joliet, IL
Biscuits & Blues - San Francisco, CA
Café Boogaloo - Hermosa Beach, CA
ABC Blues Club - Arcadia, CA
BB Kings - Memphis, TN
Rum Boogie Café - Memphis, TN
Hard Rock Café - Nashville, TN
BB Kings - Nashville, TN
Buddy Guys -Chicago, IL
The Knitting Factory - Reno, NV