Jimmy Hotz is a Musician, Producer, Engineer, Inventor, Musical Instrument Designer, Director, Consultant and .Author
Jimmy began playing guitar at the age of 7 and since that time has worked with a host of Entertainment Professionals andMajor Companies. Including Fleetwood Mac, B.B. King, Yes, NSYNC, Justin Timberlake, John Laraio aka Mobius 8, Dave Mason, Leon Russell, Jon Anderson, Kitaro,
Mick Fleetwood, Stevie Nicks, Bonnie Rait, Gary Wright, Les Paul, Donny Osmond, Patty Loveless, Phoebe Snow, Steve Winwood, Chicago, Bill Champlin, Danny Seraphine, Tris Imboden, Doane Perry (Jethro Tull),
Terry Reid, Kim Basinger, Dan Aykroyd, Paul Haslinger (Tangerine Dream), Becky Hobbs, Mike Lawler (The Allman Brothers, James Brown), Jerry Williams, Maya, Ray Kennedy, the Association, ArkAngel, Kemper Crabb,
Petra, the Memphis Horns, Wayne Jackson, Billy Lee Riley, Mountain Smoke, Hal Clifford, Vince Gill, Speedy West Jr., David Powell, Terry Rose, Golden Speer, Rusty Golden, Chris Golden, Mason Williams, the Smothers Brothers, Roger McGuinn, Emmy Lou Harris,
Shock Therapy, John Hendrix, Giant Killer, Pete Tyler, Joe Savage, Bill Tillman, Memphis, Herschel Berry and the Natives, Palamino, Dove, Vision, Alex Acuña, Chris Hicks, Anita White, ScottGershin, Noize Suppressor,
Haven, Veronika Sandor, Gregg Giuffria, Kevin Gilroy, Jim Krueger, Dan Haggerty, Richard Dashut, John Morales, Greg Ladanyi, Piers Plaskitt, John Jones,
Jonathan David Brown, Brian Ross, Jack Kellman, Brett Leonard, Dan Mapes, David Clark, Frank Foster, Pat Davis, Ryan Donowho, Wade Robson, Mark Tindle, Kevin Tancharoen, Ted Curtis, Drew Barlow, Reese Gray, and many others.
Guest performers while working with Leon Russell also included Eric Clapton, Edgar Winter, Gary Busey, Gregg Allman and Willie Nelson.
Jimmy has also been a technical Consultant to some of the World's most renowned companies.
JBL, Atari, Intel, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Laserium, Sid and Marty Kroft, Sunn, and many others.have sought the technical advice of Jimmy Hotz over the years.
Countless musicians have used products that Hotz helped create and/or build from his early days at JBL onward.
Jimmy was the Chief Visionary behind the Zuma 3D Graphics software, which won the 2001 Computer Graphics World Innovation Award. It was first debut at a Yes Concert in Los Angeles and then featured on the NSync Pop Odessy tour.
Hotz has done sessions in many well-known studios including Ocean Way, The Complex, Conway, Record One, Studio 55, Larrabee Sound Studios, Sound City, The Village Recorder, Rumbo, Westlake, Rivendell, Westoaks Recorders, Cherokee, The Grand, Bullet, Woodland, Fireside, Studio 7, Bensons, Associated Artists, Producers Workshop, Granny's House and others, as well as the private studios of Leon Russell, Dave Mason, B.B. King, Gary Wright, Doanne Perry, Jerry Williams and Jon Anderson, to name a few.