Jimmy Rosenberg comes from a Sinti (Gypsy) family and was born 10th. April 1980 in Helmond, in the southern region of The Netherlands. Jimmy played on stage with Stéphane Grappelli, James Brown, Les Paul, Biréli Lagrène, Willy Nelson, Eric Clapton, Stochelo Rosenberg (his cousin) and many others. Jimmy made his debut outside the Gypsy world as early as 1989 at the age of nine years in John Jeremy's British television documentary Django Legacy. In this documentary, Jimmy appeared with the trio named The Gipsy Kids, with Falko Reinhardt and Sani van Mullum.