Jim Duff & the Necessities are a true musical melting pot of the blues, soul, jazz, classic rock and traditional country. Merging strong rhythms, meaty lyrics, and classic testosterone-filled sounds defines the sound of Jim Duff & the Necessities.
The band completed a South Eastern tour that hit cities like Nashville TN, Ashville NC, and Louisville KY. The band has also played venues such as BB Kings and many major music festivals throughout the mid west. Jim Duff & the Necessities grossed over 61,000 in CD and merch sales. The band also reaches over 12,000 fans directly through its social networks and daily blogs.
Jim also landed a feature film gig in the movie "Surviving Christmas." When Jim isn't on the road touring, you can find him in his studio recording music for film and TV placements. While working with Taxi, Jim has gotten 7 songs forwarded for potential licensing deals. Jim's talent and business background along with his relentless work ethic makes a perfect recipe for success.