Jimmy Abegg, aka Jimmy A, (December 29, 1954, Alliance, Nebraska, USA) is a guitarist, composer, director, photographer and artist, currently living in Nashville, Tennessee.
In the early 1980s, Abegg formed the pop-rock band Vector with Steve Griffith and Charlie Peacock. Vector released their first album in 1983 on Exit Records with distribution from A&M Records. Abegg also toured and worked heavily with Peacock on his solo career. In the early 1990s, Abegg began a solo career of his own, releasing two albums, "Entertaining Angels" in 1991 and "Secrets" in 1994. Around the same time, he was also asked to be a part of Rich Mullins' all-star Ragamuffin Band. In addition to his recording career, Abegg is an artist and photographer who has created album covers for a wide range of artists including Vector, Terry Scott Taylor, Michael W. Smith, Lost Dogs, This Train, Rich Mullins, Steve Scott, and others.
Abegg is also an accomplished video director and has had a long-running relationship with director/artist Steve Taylor and photographer Ben Pearson. The trio has created a long list of music videos for artists like Taylor himself, Sixpence None the Richer, Fleming and John, Rich Mullins, and others.
Mannequin Virtue (album) (1983), Vector
Please Stand By (album) (1985), Vector
Simple Experience (album) (1989), Vector
Temptation (album) (1995), Vector
Jimmy A Entertaining Angels (1991)
Jimmy A Secrets (1994)
Various Demonstrations of Love (1998)
When Worlds Collide: A Tribute to Daniel Amos (1999), a tribute to Daniel Amos
Various, Making God Smile: An Artists' Tribute to the Songs of Beach Boy Brian Wilson (2002), a tribute to Brian Wilson
Lie Down in the Grass (1984), (with Charlie Peacock)
West Coast Diaries: Vol. 1 (1987), (with Charlie Peacock)
West Coast Diaries: Vol. 2 (1988), (with Charlie Peacock)
West Coast Diaries: Vol. 3 (1989), (with Charlie Peacock))
Secret of Time (1990), (with Charlie Peacock)
Love Life (1991), (with Charlie Peacock)
A Liturgy, a Legacy & a Ragamuffin Band – Rich Mullins & A Ragamuffin Band (1993)
Brother's Keeper – Rich Mullins & A Ragamuffin Band (1995)
Songs – Rich Mullins (1996)
The Jesus Record – Rich Mullins & A Ragamuffin Band (1998)
Prayers of a Ragamuffin - A Ragamuffin Band (1999)