JIMI ‘PRIME TIME’ SMITH
Twin Cities’ blues guitarist Jimi ‘Prime Time’ Smith was born into a musical family in Chicago and moved to the Twin Cities in his early 20’s. Jimi ‘Prime Time’ resume consists of playing with big blue’s names like Sam Lay, Jimmy Reed, Big Walter Hortorn and many more.
Jimi “Primetime” Smith joined The Groove Merchants Band after Big Walter Smith passed away. Although not related by blood, Jimi has said that Big Walter was a father figure to him.