Jimmie Herrod is a Pacific Northwest-based artist and performer who currently resides in Portland, Oregon. He holds a Bachelors of Music degree in music composition and performance from Cornish, and a Masters of Music in Jazz Studies from Portland State University, where he has subsequently taught jazz voice. Jimmie has also worked in Seattle’s lauded musical theater scene at ArtsWest and the 5th Avenue Theater. Recent performance highlights include being a featured soloist with the Oregon Symphony’s showcase in the 2018 TedX series, working with international acts such as ODESZA, and being a Golden Buzzer recipient for the 2021 season of America’s Got Talent.
Jimmie is also a regular guest vocalist with Pink Martini, touring throughout the US, Canada and Europe. In 2018 Jimmie recorded “Exodus”, his first single with Pink Martini, as well the solo album of original works, Falling in Love and Learning to Love Myself.
Jimmie Herrod's audition in Episode 1604 consisted of singing "Tomorrow" from the musical Annie. Simon Cowell suggested he sing another song, however this was the only song Jimmie had prepared. Moved by his performance, Sofia Vergara pressed the Golden Buzzer, sending Jimmie directly to the Quarterfinals.
Golden Buzzer- Jimmie Herrod Surprises the Judges With "Tomorrow" - America's Got Talent 2021