Jimmy recording in NYC with Paul Kostabi & Tony Mann. Stay tuned for more!
Shows in 2016, watch this space.
Sought out to replace Zeke on bass by the Stooges (audio documented on the box set You Don't Want My Name... You Want My Action) - some say the 1971 line-up was potentially their most powerful, featuring Jimmy on bass alongside the guitarists Ron Asheton and James Williamson. Contributions from those times recognized during the Stooges induction in the ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME.
Recca was also a founder member of The New Order, the Los Angeles-based "Detroit super-group" that also included at various times in it's ranks Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton, MC5 drummer Dennis "Machine Gun" Thompson, Stooges keyboardist Scott Thurston and various other Detroit veterans. Band mingled with guys like Ray Manzarek & gigged with that mid-70s L A scene, such as Randy Rhoads / Quiet Riot.
Following The New Order, Jimmy spent time in Chicago playing music & L A working at the Alley on the studio side of the fence with bands like Alice in Chains & Red Hot Chili Peppers (who cover I GOT A RIGHT, a song from the Recca catalog).
Fast forward to 2014, Jimmy's in the studio on the east coast & gigging out. Watch this space, it's just getting started.
Jimmy live May 19 2014 at Galaxy Hut
Confab of Last of the Badmen, Radio Birdman, The Dogs and The Stooges at Heather Harris's studio in 2010. Left to right: Loren Molinare, Steve Godoy, Art Godoy, Danny Creadon, Jimmy Recca, Deniz Tek
Stooges 1971 Line Up
Jimmy with Iggy Solo Guitarist Whitey
Buttons & shirts for 2014 & beyond in very limited supplies so email firstname.lastname@example.org for availabilities etc - please make your subject "Recca Merch".
For booking and other information, email Jimmy (he checks email about once a month!) at email@example.com.