Jimi 'Prime Time' Smith | The Groove Merchants Band

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.

Musician Jimi "Primetime" Smith

Jimi “Primetime” Smith

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.

Click here to read more about Jimi ‘Prime Time’ Smith (2014 MN Blues Performer of the Year).




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  4. Matthias Mueller

    i saw him in Hamburg Germany. What a great Show an Concert together with Bernhard Allison. The sad thing is that it is impossible to get ia recordn Germany from him because all CD’s where sould out. Can you help me to get one?
    Pleas answer me or better send me a CD.
    The adress is:
    Dorfstasse 9
    21386 Betzendorf
    I will pay it at once or tell me wehre i can get one.
    Thanks Matthias Müller

    January 29, 2016 at 6:49 am

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