Jay began his performing career in the mid 80's with local hard rock cover band Eclipse. This was followed by stints in the 90's with Pigpen, Lanyon Drive, Rhythm Overdrive and Memberz Only. After taking five years off, Jay returned with The Happening, Coyote River Band, Charmed, Shaken and Feels Like the First Time.
Currently, Jay splits time between KSF and local 80s band High in the 80s. Highlights include playing both locally and regionally in clubs, private functions, casinos and weddings.
Jay’s guitar influences include: Neal Schon, Billy Gibbons, George Lynch, Neil Giraldo, Steve Lukather and many others.
Jay proudly uses: Friedman, Mesa & Bogner Amplification, Gibson, Tom Anderson, Suhr & PRS guitars.