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Jimmy McGriff Booking Agency Profile

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Organ master Jimmy McGriff may have studied formally at Juilliard and at Philadelphias Combe College of Music, but theres nothing fancy about his music. Its basic to the bone, always swinging and steeped in blues and gospel. McGriffs brand of jazz is about feeling. Thats the most important thing, he says. Blues has been the backbone of most of the major jazz organists, including Jimmy Smith and Jack McDuff, but throughout his 41-year recording career, McGriff has stuck closer to the blues than any of them. People are always classifying me as a jazz organist, but Im more of a blues organ player, he insists. Thats really what I feel. McGriffs recordings of Ive Got a Woman and All About My Girl were r&b and jukebox staples during the Sixties. With Feelin It, his thirteenth album for Milestone Records (counting the five hes cut as co-leader with Hank Crawford), the Hammond organ grinder remains true to the blues grounding for which hes famous..

How to hire Jimmy McGriff for an event

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Frequently Asked Questions about booking Jimmy McGriff.

Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Jimmy McGriff, with postponed or cancelled events due to COVID-19 are now, in certain cases, considering virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking Jimmy McGriff or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Jimmy McGriff's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Jimmy McGriff for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Jimmy McGriff, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Jimmy McGriff. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the Jimmy McGriff booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Jimmy McGriff for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final Jimmy McGriff booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Jimmy McGriff charge for an event. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the Jimmy McGriff agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The Jimmy McGriff manager and agent will only work with us if we present them with funded offers for their client to work your event.
There is low probability to book Jimmy McGriff for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Jimmy McGriff agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Jimmy McGriff, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Jimmy McGriff booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Jimmy McGriff, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Type
Performer
Style
Jazz
Range
Age Group-30's-50's, Age Group-60's+, Age Group-All Ages, African American, Jazz, Jazz-Instrumental, R&B-60's Music, R&B-Funk, Male
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