Jimi Tunnell

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Jimi Tunnell
BornDenton, Texas, U.S.
GenresPop, R&B, jazz, classical
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals
Years active1980–present
LabelsArt of Life
Associated actsYukihiro Takahashi, Laurie Anderson, Steps Ahead, Members Only, Robin Gibb

Jimi Tunnell is an American guitarist and vocalist from Denton, Texas.[1] Although he is known as a guitarist, his career began as a jazz trumpeter.[2]

Tunnell has worked with Yukihiro Takahashi, Laurie Anderson, Steps Ahead, and Member's Only.[3][4] His band Trilateral Commission includes percussionist José Rossy of Weather Report. He is a member of the Rodney Holmes Trio, which includes bassist Alphonso Johnson, also from Weather Report. He is a featured artist on the Origin Records releases Time Within Itself and Origin Suite.


  1. ^ "Independent Music Production Firm". Buffalo Sound. Retrieved 2011-10-22.
  2. ^ ""James ("jimi") Tunnell, born in Denton, Texas, began his wide-ranging musical career as a classical/jazz trumpet player."". Buffalosound.com. Retrieved 2011-10-22.
  3. ^ "Home". Jimi Tunnell. Retrieved 2011-10-22.
  4. ^ "Members Only | Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-03-10.