Jimi McKenzie

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Jimi McKenzie, Songwriter, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TNJIMI MCKENZIE is a life-long FL Performing Songwriter. He was raised on FL beaches. Started his career in Key West. How could he not play “Coastal Americana”? “Less twang, more grove”. For the first few years Jimi and his brother, The McKenzie Brothers, would play Key West most of the winter and Gatlinburg’s Shed Tavern most of the summer. He’s logged 1M + miles taking his songs from Austin to New York. Forever the Troubadour he’s still on the road for months at a time. He has released 6 albums and help produce many more. Jimi has written hundreds of songs, is a music producer, publisher and owner of Night Sounds Studio. His “I’ve Got To Go” album was recently licensed to a NY music library. And he does his best to be the nicest guy in show biz.