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About Jimmy Borges

Photos and more information about popular Hawaii singer Jimmy Borges is coming soon. In the meantime, here are some notes about Jimmy and his career:

Facts About Jimmy Borges
  • Started singing in 1955
  • Wife: Vicki Bergeron Borges
  • He is writing an autobiography entitled "Confessions of a Saloon Singer"
  • In the music business more the 50 years
  • Has retired from singing at nightclubs
  • Moetown founder Barry Gordie throw party for Jimmy's 70th birthday
  • Has had TV roles on various popular TV series such as Hawaii Five O, Magnum PI, the Rockford Files, and Charlie's Angels
  • vocal jazz performer
  • Frank Sinatra aficionado
  • performed for more then 50 years (musical career spanned 50 years)
  • pop, jazz, contemporary composers, tribute concerts to Frank Sinatra
  • smooth voice, seamless transitions, clever phrasings, modest persona
  • Has performed in nightclubs, showrooms, and concert halls all over the world including San Francisco, Vancouver, Montreal, New York, Las Vegas, Tokyo, and Rio de Janeiro
  • jazz, Broadway, well-known classics, contemporary music.
  • Appointed to the Police Commission for the city and county of Honolulu on September 24, 2003. he was nominated by Councilman Donovan Dela Cruz of the Wahiawa/Waialua District.
  • Appeared n the cover of MidWeek magazine in January of 1991
  • In 1991 he produced a personal salute to the music of Frank Sinatra as a concert in which he performed with the Honolulu Symphony. The concert was voted "Best Concert of the Year" by Honolulu Magazine.
  • In 1993 he produced "Salute to Sinatra II" with the Honolulu Symphony and conductor Matt Catingub.
  • By 2003 he wanted to be know for more then singing Frank Sinatra songs, and he started adding more other music to his concerts including music by composers such as Gershwin, Porter, Kern, Mercer, Arlen, and Rodgers and Hart.
  • Some of the songs in his repertoire include "Skylark," "Laura," "Beware My Foolish Heart," "Bobbles, Bangles and Beads,"

    Articles About Jimmy Borges
  • Borges Shifts Musical Gears
  • Mid Week November 2005 Jimmy Borges Profile
  • IMDB Jimmy Borges Filmography
  • Jimmy, Gabe and Bettie Loo at Beach Walk

    Video Clips of Jimmy Borges
    YouTube Videos by Jimmy Borges



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