Guitar, Vocals and Other Extremes
Jimmy has played with the likes of Carlos Santana, Cat Stevens, Neil Young, Van Morrison, Paul McCartney, Jerry Garcia, Bruce Springsteen & other artists…while relaxing on the couch with his music collection, and hopes to perform with them for real, on stage someday. You’ll hear covers of these artists & many more, as well as original songs, in Jimmy’s solo set.
Raised in a musical household, Jimmy started guitar lessons at age five. He studied with many prominent private guitar teachers over the years, including jazz artist John Dougherty, exploring The Berklee Method of Music Theory, Composition and Performance.
Jimmy has appeared regularly on the Delaware/Maryland/New Jersey/Pennsylvania club circuit, as well as internationally, performing solo guitar/vocals, and with popular bands, “No Comment” & "The Toies”
*BMI Songwriting Member
*Live & Studio Sessions Musician
*Music Chart Contributor at Ultimate-Guitar.com
*A Contributing Writer at Musicians.About.com Music Careers
*Author of “The Slide Guide” (Slide Guitar Instruction Book/Recording, U.S. & Canada)
Solo Guitar and Vocal Performance
Original Music, Modern and Classic Rock
Mixed with Blues, Soul, R&B, Funk, Latin and Jazz Flavors Throughout
Music selection is equally suited for Casual & Elegant Settings, Parties, Corporate & Other Events
* Wedding Ceremonies - Classic/Contemporary - Indoor/Outdoor
Specializing In Beach Wedding Ceremonies On The Sand
Cocktail Hour and First Dance Option
Reception DJ Packaging Available: http://www.DJSeasideJimmy.com
* Inspirational — Full Repertoire of Covers & Original Christian & Non- Denominational, Secular & Non-Secular, Inspirational Rock
Seaside "Sooper Cat" Jimmy DiLorenzo
Currently writes, records, produces and performs live solo and as a live and studio sessions musician, with a résumé that includes notable regional and national artists
Jimmy's musical background includes mostly Traditional & Classic Rock, Blues, Soul, R&B, Funk, Latin & Jazz.
His playing is generally rooted in the tonality of the song with a great sense of rhythm, melody and pacing so that the listener is carried along even during improvised solos.
While playing with highly respected jazz guitarists, artist and mentor, John Dougherty, John expressed what he heard as a strong similarity in Jimmy's sound and technique to solo artist, prolific studio sessions guitarist and "Steely Dan" Alumnus, Larry Carlton.
SPECIFIC QUALITIES INCLUDE
*Music Sight Reading Ability, Electric & Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, Altered Tunings, Slide Guitar, Mandolin, Bass Guitar, Harmonica
*Tasty Tone and Dynamics
*Creative Musical Use Of The Chromatic Universe At Will
......AWARDS & RECOGNITION......
*CMG Worldwide Official BettiePage.com Spotlight Artist Of The Month
*Liberated Muse Artist Of The Month: LiberatedMuse.com
*Delaware Artist Roster: Spotlight Artist
*WSTW 93.7FM Hometown Heroes Best Inspirational Artist Of The Year
*VH-1 "Save The Music" Song Of The Year Top Songwriter
*GarageBand.com multiple occasion Track of the Day & Week
Sooper Cat Jimmy DiLorenzo
Diamond Jimmy D
Millville, DE 19967