He is currently an independent, R&B/Electronic/Dance-Club artist, who is based in the Southern California area. Through the years, he has proven that he can certainly stand his ground, along side of artists who are signed to major labels. He has shared main-stage billing with acts such as The Village People, Joan Jett & The Black Hearts, KC & The Sunshine Band and the great, Ms Patti LaBelle, to name a few. Also referred to by many as, a force to be reckoned with. Ladies and gentlemen, Jimmy Roland!
As of mid-January ’10, Jimmy Roland is attempting to set up tour dates. He is once again, writing, recording and collaborating with Italian producer, Dr, Kmer. The two, plan on releasing a new project later in 2010. Jimmy teamed up with Kmer for the first time, in 2008. With music by Dr. Kmer and Jimmy Roland providing the lyrics, melodies and vocals, the duo released a Club single entitled, “Got To Be Real”. The track made it to the No. 1 position on iDanceRadio.fm Top 175 Charts in early January ’09. The video of “Real” went on to make its broadcast premier on the MTV-Logo channel’s NewNowNext PopLab series in September ‘09, along with videos of Madonna, R. Kelly and Sean Kingston.
Several years earlier, Jimmy worked with a producer in France and together, they also had several tracks that received chart action. The most popular was a remix of Roland’s composition “My Jamaica”, (which peaked on US Dance charts at No. 22). The second track from the two was “Guaranteed”, which made it to No. 1 on a popular Sirius Satellite Radio station. Roland has appeared in concert throughout Canada as well as across the U.S. His voice has been heard on several jingles throughout the world as well.
As of the begining of 2010 Jimmy Roland & Dr. Kmer are maknig plans to get their new music into the hands of their fans. They have finished two new singles: "Suspicious Mind" (an Electro/Dance track with great vocal energy and refers to couples having relationship issues with jealousy and trust). Great "party" song.
"It's Getting So Crazy" (an R&B ballad that covers economical hardships and current events). Awesome track.
Jimmy Roland has a powerful voice that demands attention. Other times, he knows how to present sweet tones to your ears that will make you melt. He has been compared to Luther Vandross, Lionel Richie and others. However, there is no mistaking that Jimmy Roland voice. He’s a songwriter, actor, soon-to-be author and wears many other hats. To find out more about this artist, we’ll allow him tell you in his own words. Check out his recent (on-camera) interview entitled: Jimmy Roland: “The Couch”. It’s also on YouTube, as well as: www.netshows.us
In closing, we ask that you keep your ears open for two new tracks (coming soon) from Dr. Kmer & Jimmy Roland entitled, “It’s Getting So Crazy” and “Suspicious Mind” (Dance). If you’re a person who likes to get involved and have a great time at concerts, then we suggest that you attend a Jimmy Roland, your next opportunity.