With over 40 years of experience, Jimmy Goings records, produces, and mixes top quality music across genres. With a focus on detail and development, GFI will take your project from its demo phase to its highest potential, finding your ideal sound.
Jimmy is a Musician, Singer, Songwriter, and Producer currently working in the San Francisco Bay Area. With a career spanning over 50 years, he has been lucky enough to tour the Midwest during the heyday of Live touring Ballroom Bands, be a part of the vibrant Bay Area music scene in the early ’70s playing with Power House, Dorothy Morrison, and the Family Drive, Loverde, and Sylvester, which led him to get to record six Albums and tour the World with his band Santa Esmeralda in the late ’70s and early ’80s. Jimmy continued to record, sing, and play on, producing albums for Phillips, Polydor, Arista, and Warner Brothers Records. He is a two-time inductee into the South Dakota Rock and Roll Association Hall of fame.
Currently, Goings owns and operates his own production Company GFI Entertainment LLC, where he is busy making new music with many talented Artists and his own Band, Generation Esmeralda, developing new talent and producing events for cities in the San Francisco Bay Area.
He has worked with the Grammy Award-winning Latin big band Pacific Mambo Orchestra as their production manager and front-of-house engineer since 2014.