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|Also known as||Jimmy Luxury and the Tommy Rome Orchestra|
|Origin||Philadelphia and San Francisco, U.S.|
|Genres||Swing revival, hip hop|
|Associated acts||The Goats|
Jimmy Luxury, also known as Jimmy Luxury and the Tommy Rome Orchestra, is a swing-hop duo with its two main members based in Philadelphia and San Francisco. The group features vocalists Jimmy Luxury (James Kelleher) and Tommy Rome (James D'Angelo, formerly known as Oatie of The Goats).
The group pioneered a new style of music that involves rapping over music of the 1950s. The vocalist has been described as a cross between Frank Sinatra and Flavor Flav. Jimmy Luxury has released three albums. The first was released in 1999 as both A Night in the Arms of... and My True Love is.... The second album, Hotels, Limousines and Lawn Chairs, was released in 2002. Their third album, The Music Comes from Rome, is an instrumental and was released in 2007. The group has songs featured in the films Me, Myself & Irene, Go and Ocean's Eleven although the songs do not appear on the released soundtracks. He had recorded 3 albums but did not release one of them because he used samples from Frank Sinatra and others, only two of the songs were released off the album – "I love life", and "CHa Cha CHa".
- Jimmy Luxury Official website
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