A Passionate Jazz Musician
They say that music is the language of the soul, and nothing could be truer for this Jazz Musician. An inspirational artist, Jimmy B has earned a reputation as a talented musician and skillful performer. From sold out concerts to collaborations with other renown jazz artists, Jimmy B. continues to touch fans around the world with his distinct and enjoyable musical style. Explore the site and check out his music below.
I'M STILL STANDING
Music has the power to transport us to another time and place. Jimmy B loves to harness that power with a broad audience of jazz enthusiasts and passionate musicians alike. Ever since a young age, Jimmy B has found great joy and satisfaction in making music whether it be performing with fellow jazz artists or sharing it with fans.
Canton Ohio native, Jimmy B has been described as a strong, "funky" guitar player, and an accomplished composer and arranger. Baber's solo offering, I'm Still Standing - truly reaffirms his talent as a jazz guitarist and moves him to the forefront of the industry. The CD reflects the eloquence and smooth persona of smooth jazz while weaving in elements of old school funk and R & B.
Jimmy's prior projects have included feature collaborations with two time Grammy Award winner and founder of Smooth Jazz, Najee and Emmy nominated Bobby Lyles who's noted for his melodic compositions and dazzling piano techniques. He has also appeared with a bevy of name artists including Gerald Albright, Glenn Jones, Phil Perry and Eddie LaVert of the O'Jays and many more. Jimmy B and his jazz all-stars have been together since the early 90's and have gained a reputation as an outstanding group of musicians. Jimmy B, and accomplished artists in his own right, is now one of the busiest and most in demand jazz guitarist.