Jimmy Vivino

Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Musician, Keyboardist

Jimmy Vivino wanted to be a blues guitarist when he first heard “Foxy Lady” by Jimi Hendrix!  He has since been a successful musician both on stage and in the studios. He and his brother played the Crown Lounge in New Jersey (Jimmy on B-3) and backed up all the groups that came to club, such as the Coasters and the Platters.  For over twenty years Jimmy has been the leader of the house band on late night TV programs including those for Conan O’Brien.