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Jimmy was born into a musical family and alongside his Sisters and Cousins was learning the rudiments of music from the age of 5. At 9 he started learning the drums under his uncle's supervision and the family formed their own band playing one song "Still got the blues” by Gary Moore over and over!

Jimmy is currently a member of UK based Progressive Rock Band Karnataka. In 2016 Karnataka won Best Album and Best Track of The Year for 'Secrets of Angels' at The Classic Rock Society Awards. The band are currently in the middle of their European 'End2End' Tour and have a live DVD filmed at O2 Islington coming out in 2017. (www.karnataka.org.uk)

He has also toured and recorded with bands including; Franck Carducci, The Ravens, Yamin Alma and The Love MachinZ, Ebony Bones!, Twosixones, Smile Away, Teddycash, Ksiz, Dialect Music, Chahla, Glorious and many more. In 2015 Jimmy was the featured Drummer in the worldwide release of 'Guitar Hero Live' produced by Activision.

Jimmy has produced 2 Solo DVDs (feat. Andre Ceccarelli and Dominique di Piazza) and also works as a Drum Demonstrator for Yamaha, Paiste and ProOrca for whom he has performed extensively in France, including major French Drum Festivals; Drums Addict, Bag Show and Stage TAMTAM. Jimmy has also toured with All Access – Yamaha’s official band.

In 2017 Jimmy will be releasing his debut Solo album, 'ZIO'; all of the tracks will have an accompanying music video showcasing not only Jimmy but the array of talented guest musicians performing on this album. (www.jimmypallagrosi.com)