SIMS ON SAX

Jam Band from North Hollywood, CA - Will travel up to 3000 miles
1 VERIFIED BOOKING
MEMBER SINCE 2013

$200 - $5000 per event
About
Jimmy Sims aka "SIMS ON SAX" plays all genre of music. He thrives on creating a Saxophone sound that every one of all ethnicities can enjoy. His "Band of Friends" have played professionally on albums, cruise ships, musical tour, weddings, jazz festivals, and various other social gatherings. Each musical instrument in his band has a signature sound that creates a perfect blend when playing any genre of music. On stage "Sims on Sax" is full of life and energy which is felt in the audience from one song to the next. Whether someone is dancing or listening, our "SAX GROOVE" is something that one will always feel. Below is a brief description of Sims on Sax and the Band of Friends with some of their individual experiences throughout the USA.

Jimmy Sims - "Sims-on-Sax:" Saxophonist and College Professor at Los Angeles Valley College. He is currently under the mentorship of Professional keyboard player Richard "88 Fingers" Turner & Professional Saxophonist Donald Hayes. Venues Played - Los Angeles Starlight / Hands For Hope Music Festival, Los Angeles Metro Music Performance, Miracle Theatre Gospel/Jazz Music Festival, Hansen Dam Jazz Festival, Palmdale's Annual Juneteenth Jazz Festival, Los Angeles City Reggae Festival, Leimert Park, Antelope Valley County Fair, Fresno Women Convention COGIC, Sacramento Family Day Reunion, Recording Artist Mattie Moss Clarke, Jackie Robinson Jazz Festival, The Coffee House Lounge, The Tripp Bar and Grille, Annual Academic Scholarship Awards Banquet, Churches, Tuskegee Airmen Awards Ceremony, Recording Artist E. Z. Patterson & KonKord Records, Saxophonist at LA Louisianne Jazz & Super Club, and a variety of other venues of various genre.


Daryl Whitlow - Drums / Percussions - Daryl has toured throughout the US; he has played in the following - Theatrical - "It Ain't Nothing But The Blues", "Fame", "Disney's 'The Lion King', "The Life of Billie Holiday"; Rhythm and Blues - "Forever Motown" with The Marvelette's and The Intrigues, Atlantic City, NJ, The SOS Band, Atlantic Recording Artist "All for One", Patrice Rushen, Kevin Toney, Smooth Jazz Artist; Orchestra - Atlanta Youth Symphony Orchestra, Gospel - Yolanda Adams, Edwin Hawkins, Vickie Winans, Shepherd of the Hills Church.

James "Jinx" Gardner (Guitar) - James has toured Japan and Canada as well as throughout the US, appeared on television and several plays. Recorded guitar on EnVogue's "Funky Divas" multiplatinum CD. Performed live with Andre Crouch, Gail Johnson, Donnie McClurkin, Christopher Williams, RAMA, Troop, RioSoul, and Kontroversy; "Jinx" is currently active in several bands throughout Southern California and is the lead guitarist for The Urban Groove Band and Spirit of Zion Fellowship Church.

James R Jefferson "Hoss" - Bass - Has played for recording artist Gail Johnson, Tony Wilkins, Johnny Taylor, and Tyrone Davis. James is currently is the bassist for The Urban Groove Band and Spirit of Zion Fellowship Church.

Mark Bridges – Keyboards & Special Effects: Mark Bridges is a composer, arranger, keyboardist, and engraver of music for film, video, theatre and dance. His work includes music for "Disney's Annual American Teacher's Awards" and a classical ballet "After The Ball" performed by the Loyola Ballet Company in New Orleans. He has authored eight books on music including Guitar, Bass and Music Theory. Born in Houston, Texas, Mark now calls Los Angeles home. His education includes study with composer/educator Dr. Emma Lou Diemer, film composer Dan Wyman and study of theory and composition with the late Dick Grove at the Dick Grove School of Music. Mark has taught Electronic Music at the University of California in Santa Barbara and performed with such legendary jazz musicians as Albert "Tootie" Heath and Peter Erskine. He is the newest member of Urban Groove.






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2019
Aug
4
CONCERT ON THE GREEN
Woodland Hills, CA
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
2019
May
25
YOGI SMOOTHFLOW 2
Los Angeles, CA
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2019
May
12
COMMUNITY EVENT
North Hollywood, CA
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
2019
May
12
COMMUNITY SPECIAL EVENT
North Hollywood, CA
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
2019
Apr
27
YOGI SMOOTHFLOW
Los Angeles, CA
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2019
Mar
22
Gospel Jazz Women's Conference
Sacramento, CA
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2017
May
20
Birthday Party (Adult)
Fontana, CA
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
2015
Apr
6
SACRAMENTO FESTIVAL
Sacramento, CA
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2015
Apr
5
SACRAMENTO FESTIVAL
Sacramento, CA
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2015
Apr
4
SACRAMENTO FESTIVAL
Sacramento, CA
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2015
Apr
3
SACRAMENTO FESTIVAL
Sacramento, CA
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2015
Mar
22
NORTH HOLLYWOOD
North Hollywood, CA
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cover Band
70s Band
80s Band
90s Band
Blues Band
Dance Band
Funk Band
Jazz Band
Motown Band
Oldies Band
Pop Band
R&B Band
Soul Band
Disco Band
Smooth Jazz Band
Jam Band
Fusion Band
Gospel Band
Wedding Band
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note SIMS ON SAX will also travel to Valley Village, Van Nuys, Burbank, Studio City, Sun Valley, Panorama City, Sherman Oaks, Toluca Lake, Universal City, Pacoima, Beverly Hills, Arleta, Los Angeles, North Hills, Encino, Glendale, Hollywood, Mission Hills, Northridge, Sunland, San Fernando, Tujunga, Granada Hills, Pasadena, Reseda, Sylmar, Tarzana, La Crescenta, Montrose, Verdugo City.
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