About Jimmie Vaughan & the Tilt-A-Whirl Band

Jimmie Vaughan is far more than just one of the greatest and most respected guitarists in the world of popular music. Guitar Player magazine describes him as “a virtual deity — a living legend.” After all, Vaughan provides a vital link between contemporary music and its proud heritage, as well as being a longtime avatar of retro cool. He has set the standard for quality modern roots music and has earned the esteem of his legendary guitar-playing heroes and superstar peers, along with successive generations of young players through his solo career and his time with The Fabulous Thunderbirds. His musical ethos and personal style have impacted contemporary culture, from spearheading the current blues revival with The Fabulous Thunderbirds to his personal style with slicked-back hair and sharp vintage threads to becoming a premier designer of classic custom cars. But for Jimmie Vaughan, none of it is part of a crusade or a career plan. It’s just his natural way of living his life and pursuing the interests that have captivated Vaughan since his youth. Despite his accomplishments and the admiration he’s earned, Jimmie Vaughan has a simple outlook on life and work. “I’m just trying to have fun like everyone else,” he concludes.