A professional musician since the 1970's, Vancouver's Jimmy Roy has performed at various festivals and clubs across North America, Europe, and Japan. At home in any venue, Jimmy has graced the stage at the prestigious Grand Ole Opry several times, and has enjoyed appearances on television, as a guest on both Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and The Today Show.
A multi-instrumentalist, Jimmy plays guitar, dobro, bass, and western swing-style peddle steel.
His talents in demand, he has backed legendary performers such as Wanda Jackson, Narvel Felts, Joe Clay, Big Al Downing,
Marvin Rainwater, and has toured with The Knotty Pines,
Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys, Ray Condo & His Ricochets,
to name a few.
He is featured on the recordings: 'It’s Time!', and 'Turntable Matinee' (Big Sandy) and 'High & Wild', 'Swing Brother Swing', 'Door to Door Maniac', and 'Come On!' (Ray Condo & His Ricochets.)
He lives in Vancouver with his 2 children and enjoys life as a performer and a teacher.
J I M M Y R O Y - GUITAR & STEEL GUITAR