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Artist Website: www.jimi-slevin.net
Jimi Slevin is a musician, writer and producer who was well known as a top guitarist and bandleader on the Irish music scene in the 1970s, and continues to write, produce and perform music in 2006. He formed Peggy's Leg, the band that produced the classic Grinilla in 1973 which has recently been re-mastered and released on CD. He succeeded Gary Moore and Paul Chapman with the great Irish band Skid Row in '76 and recorded The Jimi Slevin Band album Getting There for EMI in '77. He is an experienced music producer and has also composed for TV & radio. In 1983 he recorded Freeflight, his first solo album of original material which received unanimous critical acclaim. Having founded his own Riteroad Music label and recording studio, he currently plays live regularly both solo and as singer/guitarist with the popular Irish traditional band 'Bachelors Walk'.