I'm Headed to Florida in April!!

I am very excited to announce that I will be back in Florida for an 8 show tour in April. I will once again be working with my dear friend Mark Telesca and his fine band, and this time we'll…


Jimmy's Debut UK Tour Coming in February!!

In February I'm headed to the UK for my first-ever solo tour! I'll be backed by BluesMove, a fantastic band assembled by my friend Mike Hellier of Movin' Music, who is also handling the booking. It'll be whirlwind, 7…


Jimmy is Nominated for a 2020 Blues Music Award!


I am thrilled and honored to be nominated for a 2020 BMA for Best Instrumentalis/Horn! This is my 5th nomination and 3rd consecutive year, and once again I'm in some amazing company: Mindi Abair, Vanessa Collier, Nancy Wright, and Trombone…


PreSales of New Album, SOUL DOCTOR, August 22nd!!!

My new record, Soul Doctor, will be officially released on Gulf Coast Records on September 20th!! Pre-sales begin August 21st, and we are offering special CD-T-shirt packages during  the presale month. Go to my online store HERE. for details.


Jimmy Carpenter Florida Tour is Booked!

My much-anticipated Florida tour is coming up fast! February 1-10, I'll be working with my good friend Mark Telesca and his fine band, playing all over South Florida, and a special Villages Blues Society show in Oxford, FL, near Orlando…


Booking Florida dates in February 2019!

Hi All,

Just a quick note to let you know that I am working on a Florida  tour in February 2019. I'll be working with my friend Mark Telesca's band, doing my material on a series of shows approximately Feb…


Lots of News Since 2015!

I realized as I opened my website that I haven't posted anything here since January 2015! That is absolutely unacceptable! 

So a quick catch up: I am now living in Las Vegas, and am the Assistant Buyer and Musical Director…


Nominated for 2nd Blues Music Award!!

I am very happy and proud to announce that I am nominated, for the 2nd consecutive year, for Best Instrumentalist/Horn but the Blues Music Awards. This is a great honor, and I am among some great musicians and very good…

Jimmy Carpenter Revue is a Big Hit In France!

On Saturday, October 11, The Jimmy Carpenter New Orleans Revue provided 3 sets of music for the 13th Annual MNOP Festival (Musique de Novelle Orleans de Perigueux), in the idyllic area of Perigord, in the Dordogne region. The concert…


Jimmy Carpenter New Orleans Revue in France

It has been a crazy 2 months, with trips to Belgium, Brazil, and Switzerland, The Big Blues Bender in Vegas, and now I am headed to Perigueux, France with my band. I am producing and directing The Jimmy Carpenter New