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Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, Folk/Roots artist Jaimi Faulkner, has deservedly nearned himself a reputation as a gifted songwriter, an accomplished musician and an exciting live performer. Brought up on a diet of Blues, Country and Folk music, his
originality as a songwriter is a blend of these influences with a quality that is uniquely his own.
At twenty-one, Jaimi Faulkner dove headfirst into the Australian Music scene releasing an impressive debut album LAST LIGHT.
The album, featuring Aria award winners Mia Dyson and Chris Wilson, debuted at no.
5 on the Australian Rhythms Magazine Charts where it held its position for four months. It attracted rave reviews in The Age and Street Press and was played consistently on Triple J Roots & All, PBS and RRR radio.
Faulkner spent 2005 touring Australia, further promoting his album and captivating audiences with his powerful live performances. Jaimi was also invited to support his favourite songwriter Chris Whitley (USA), and play at some of Australias most respected festivals Port Fairy, Apollo Bay, Queenscliff, and Wangaratta Jazz &
Blues Festivals.
In December 2006, Jaimi Faulkner followed up his Debut Album with a Soulful New Release BACK TO YOU. It featured heavily on National Radio with singles Roll Tumble Smuggle & Stumble and Coming Home to Your Love debuting at #3 and #4 on the Triple J Unearthed Charts.
Faulkner hit the road again in 07 to concentrate on his live shows, playing more than 200 shows that year. These included performances at the American JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL in Clarksdale MS, where he played with the legendary Big Jack Johnson, followed by a tour of Europe. Towards the end of 07 he took time out to write in the company of producer Andy Strange (INXS, Robbie Williams, Diesel etc).
Early in 2008, Faulkner took out the prestigious Australian Blues/Roots Performer of the Year (band category) and was awarded the opportunity to represent Australia in the International Blues Challenge in Memphis TN. As a result, Faulkner, and band members Tim Keegan and Dean Matters, headed to the United States to perform alongside some of the worlds top Blues/Roots performers, scoring a mention in Blues Revue Magazine, as one of the hot power trios of the Challenge.
Faulkner then went on to tour Europe for the second time in as many years,
performing in Belgium, The Netherlands, and Germany before heading home to a
three-week tour of West Australia and South Australia.
Faulkner is now in pre-production for his anticipated new release, due 2009.

Smoldering singer-songwriter Blues Pat Donovan THE AGE

'What can I say? Great voice, amazing guitar-player-dude, this guy is gonna take over the world! As Molly would say, 'do yourself a favor' and check out J-My live!'
Sarah Howells TRIPLE J RADIO

Faulkner has evolved from a talented youngster into a musician and entertainer of the highest order. INPRESS MAGAZINE

Ripping conventional blues and roots grooves into confetti and hurling them over the audience, inciting wild yawping, dancing of all sorts Sam Fell RHYTHMS MAGAZINE

Five tracks with the winning ingredients songs rich in rhythm and melody, passionate playing, arresting vocals and slick production. Chris Lambie FORTE MAGAZINE

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