Jimmy Sturr

Polka, Musical Artist

1941 –

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Who is Jimmy Sturr?

James W. "Jimmy" Sturr, Jr. is an American polka musician, trumpeter/clarinetist/saxophonist and leader of Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra. His recordings have won 18 out of the 24 Grammy Awards given for Best Polka Album. Sturr's orchestra is on the Top Ten List of the All-Time Grammy Awards, and has acquired more Grammy nominations than anyone in the history of musical polka awards. His band is arguably the most popular polka band in the United States, and have their own TV show on the RFD-TV network, a network devoted to rural America.

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Born
Sep 25, 1941
Warwick
Also known as
  • Sturr, Jimmy
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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