Music background and any previous bands
Jimmy was taught to play drums by his Uncle and comes from a musical family – his sisters and cousins are all musicians. He was 5 when he started to learn music and started to learn drums when he was 9. Jimmy’s earliest band experience was with a little family band where they all played together – the only song they played was “Still got the blues” by Gary Moore.
Previous and actual bands
Twosixones, Smile Away, Teddycash, Ksiz, Ebony Bones, Dialect Music, Chahla, Glorious and many more.
Jimmy has produced 2 DVDs (feat. Andre Ceccarelli, 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.
Musical influences and what you listen to
The Beatles, Nirvana, Dream theater, John Williams, Radiohead, Biffy Clyro, Jack White, Hans Zimmer, Paul McCartney, TOTO, The Pixies, Bruce Springsteen, Harry Connick jr.
Equipment – Yamaha Oak custom, Paiste Twenty, ProOrca (stick), Remo pinstripe & CS, SPD-SX, AUDIX, Jordan shoes…
Favorite video game – Gears of War
Favourite band – The Beatles
Favourite album – OK Computer / Radiohead
Favourite concert – Laboriel father and son with Greg Mathieson and Michael Landau at the Baked Potato (Los Angeles) – he was reduced to tears…
Favourite film – The Goonies
Favourites food – His Mum’s Lasagna or his Grandmother’s Pizza!
Favourite drink – Beer
Favourite colour socks – Anything that matched his shoes!
Jimmy Pallagrosi New DVD Open Mind
Infernal Nightmare (feat: Mathieu Spaeter / Derek Sherinian / Guillaume Boudou)