Internationally renowned guitarist/composer/recording artist Mimi Fox has been named a winner in 6 consecutive Downbeat Magazine international critic's polls and is one of the most widely acclaimed jazz guitarists on today's scene. Mimi has performed/recorded with Branford Marsalis, David Sanchez, Houston Person, Don Lanphere, Abbey Lincoln, Diana Krall, Kevin Mahogany, Janis Siegel (Manhattan Transfer), Joey DeFrancesco, Barbara Dennerlein, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Terri Lyne Carrington, and fellow guitarists Charlie Byrd, Stanley Jordan, Charlie Hunter, and Mundell Lowe. She has also shared the stage with legends Stevie Wonder and John Sebastian and was featured on La Guitara, a special project of Vanguard recording artist Patty Larkin. Mimi has released eight highly acclaimed albums as a leader, including her two most recent on Steve Vai's Favored Nations label. 2006's double CD Perpetually Hip was hailed as a "masterwork" by scores of jazz publications. She has headlined at elite jazz venues, including the Blue Note, Merkin Concert Hall, Sweet Rhythm, and The Village Gate in New York City, the Regattabar and Scullers in Boston, Blues Alley in Washington DC, Triple Door and Jazz Alley in Seattle, and Yoshi's and the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco. Mimi Has appeared on numerous television shows, including "BET on Jazz", and as a guest on many radio shows, including NPR's "Piano Jazz" with Marian McPartland. Mimi has also written and performed original scores for orchestras, documentary films, and dance projects while receiving grants from prestigious funders such as Meet the Composer and the California Arts Council. A respected and devoted educator with several popular books and CD-Roms with Mel Bay Publications and True Fire, Mimi conducts clinics worldwide and heads the guitar department at the Jazz School in Berkeley, and is an adjunct professor of jazz studies at New York University.