Jimmy Leahey Interview – Dennis DeYoung

One of the most optimistic and genuine guys you’ll meet, Jimmy talks about the positive influence his dad had on him, the pressure he often felt being “Harry’s son”… a great story about the best gig he had as part of the house band for Bon Jovi’s birthday party – playing alongside Roger Waters, Billy Joel, Paul McCartney… some tough times he went through, loads more: 

Jimmy Leahy started playing guitar at age 7, learning from his dad, Harry – a well-known jazz player and a prolific teacher in New Jersey. Jimmy’s toured and recorded with John Waite, Patty Smyth, Martha Davis, Gloria Gaynor, Alison Krauss, currently on tour with Dennis DeYoung, from Styx

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