"Jimmy D. Lane is an incredible guitarist"....Eric Clapton, 1997
Son of the Blues
Chicago blues guitarist and singer, Jimmy D. Lane was born into a musical household and first influenced by his father, legendary blues guitarist and singer, Jimmy Rogers. Although formative influences include Chicago legends Howling Wolf and Muddy Waters, Jimmy D. Lane's allegiance to Jimi Hendrix, Albert Collins and Stevie Ray Vaughan show in his rich singing and impressive guitar playing.
By 1987 Lane became lead guitarist of the Jimmy Rogers Band as well as forming his own band, Jimmy D. Lane and The Hurricanes and later Blue Train Running. Lane toured extensively with his dad's band while juggling his own solo career. Jimmy D. Lane is someone who really understands the blues, and that fact is impossible to miss in his music.
The musicians Jimmy has worked with makes for an impressive resume and include Eric Clapton, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, B.B. King, Van Morrison, Jonny Lang, Gary Moore, Double Trouble, Taj Mahal, Jeff Healy, Jimmie Lee Robinson, Lowell Fulson, Snooky Pryor, Kim Wilson, Pinetop Perkins, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, George ‘Wild Child’ Butler, David ‘HoneyBoy’ Edwards, Weepin’ Willie Robinson, Lazy Lester, Sam Lay, Carey Bell and his father, the legendary Jimmy Rogers. Jimmy has been included on his father's, Jimmy Roger's Mississippi Blues Trail Historical Landmark in Ruleville, Mississippi.
Jimmy D. Lane was inducted into the Chicago Blues Hall of Fame on April 28, 2013.