© 2018 by JIMMY BOWLAND

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BIOGRAPHY

Artists with whom I have performed or toured include:

Jamey Johnson, Aretha Franklin, Kirk Franklin, Kenny Rogers, Sheryl Crow, Wynonna, Seth MacFarlane, The Temptations, The Four Tops, The Ojays, Mary Wilson, Lady Antebellum, Debbie Boone, Father John Misty, Smokey Norful, Bob Hope, Don Rickles, The Funk Brothers, The Box Tops, Ray Price, Delbert McClinton, Nashville Symphony and Brenda Lee.

 

TV and Radio Performances:

The 47th Annual Country Music Awards Show as a member of the house horn section, the CMA Christmas Show, Lady Antebellum’s “On This Winter’s Night”, the Grand Ole Opry, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Funk Brothers DVD “Live from Orlando”, the Dove Awards, Smokey Norful’s DVD “Live” and the Gospel Music Channel’s “Gospel Dreams”, among others.

 

 

Nashville Studio Work:

Garth Brooks, Kelly Clarkson, Toby Keith,

Clark Sisters “One More Time” (Grammy Award winner), Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens), Rascal Flatts, Shania Twain, Delbert McClinton, Motown Funk Brothers, The Mavericks, CeCe Wynans, Yolanda Adams, Sandi Patty, Dione Warwick, Linda Carter, Kelly Pickler, John Rich, Suzy Boggus and hundreds of projects of every description from motion picture and video game scores to jingles and artist demos.

In addition to my busy performance schedule, I 

am an active and available clinician and educator having conducted clinics around the U.S. and overseas. I am also an experienced horn section arranger for live and session work and contract musicians for projects of all descriptions.

 

I was born and raised in Paducah, Kentucky and earned music degrees from University of Alabama and Michigan State University.  After a five-month engagement in Japan, I moved to Nashville to further pursue my career.

 

I currently live just south of Nashville in Franklin TN with my wife, clarinetist Emily Bowland and our two children.