Born: August 24
Mimi Fox is at the peak of her career. Named Rising Star in DownBeat's 2003 Critics Poll, she is also profiled in that magazine's special feature, 66 Hot 6-Stringers: DownBeat's Look at the Guitarists Making Today's Scene, which presents 66 guitarists in the worlds of jazz, blues and beyond whose work is innovating, invigorating and perpetuating the guitar tradition.
From virtuoso solo guitar to performances of her original music with orchestra, Mimi truly does it all. She has performed with fellow guitarists Charlie Byrd and Charlie Hunter, as well as with Grammy award winner David Sanchez, saxophonist Don Lanphere, Manhattan Transfer's Janis Siegel, German Hammond B3 organ phenomenon Barbara Dennerlien, among many others...
- Perpetually Hip by Jim Santella