Dedicated to the proposition that the best dance music came from the 70s, Jimeo funks it up. Until disco got out of hand, the Jazz-fusion of the late 60s manifested itself in funky dance grooves exhibited by the likes of Al Green, Earth Wind & Fire, Chicago etc. Jimeo brings this to life.
photo by Bill Klotz
Top row: Matt Jacobs - drums,
Todd Matheson-trumpet, Dave Hofgren-guitar, Paul Strickland-Sax, Larry McCabe-trombone Bottom row: Howard Chaney-lead vocals, Chelsea Csargo-lead vocals
Based in Minneapolis, JIMEO is a 9 piece Funk Band that features a variety of your favorite Soul songs. Combining the raw, energetic music of traditional Rhythm and Blues with one of the Twin Cities' best rhythm sections, a set of horns with tone & style, and fronted by 2 soul singers of tremendous range and talent, JIMEO makes for a musical experience.
JIMEO's extensive musicality goes from blues to funk, from disco to rock, but all played with a modern Jazz-Rock feel. It's what we call SOUL-POWERED FUSION.
But don't forget that JIMEO is a dance band. That means we play non-stop boogie music with a good groove to dance to.
Every musician in JIMEO is the product of years of training and practice, their professionalism and dedication are put into every performance. JIMEO is a band of choice.
Jimeo jams. Jimeo swings. Jimeo rocks.Jimeo plays SOUL-POWERED FUSION.