Jimmy Mazzy was recently voted the No. 1 Trad Jazz banjoist, and No. 2 male singer in the Jazzology and Mississippi Rag readership polls. Jimmy has made more than 30 recordings independently and with Stomp-Off Records. These recordings have sold all over the world.
Jimmy was a charter member of The Paramount Jazz Band of Boston, traveling to many Festivals in the US and England. With Eli Newberger, renowned Tubist of the New Black Eagles, he has appeared from Florida to Maine, from New York to Sacramento and in France.
Jimmy has been a popular guest with some of the great California bands including Dick Shooshan's The Golden Eagles, Ken Keeler's Devil Mountain Jazz Band, George Knoblauch's Black Diamond Blue Five, and the newly revived Professor Plum Jazz Band led by cornetist Phil Kirk. He has also played with Bob Schultz and other graduates of the Turk Murphy clan. He is a member of John Clark's Wolverine Jazz Band, a fine new Boston area band); Jeff Hughes's Brahmin Bellhops; and Alan Adam's (founder of the San Diego Jazz Festival) New Orleans Wanderers at the San Diego Festival.