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The founding member of the once duo, West of the Mark in 2000, formed the full ensemble of musicians in 2004. Winner of 2010, 2014, and 2016 Nightlife Magazine “Best Country Male Vocalist,” Jay leads the way with emotion and inflection unique to country music vocals.
Influences include John Denver, Steven Stills, Garth Brooks, Travis Tritt, Waylon Jennings, and Dierks Bentley. When listening close, you can hear the subtleties tying those artists together from who is widely considered one of the finest country music voices in the Buffalo/Rochester, NY area. Jay is able to transcend through the rockers with fiery passion as well as deliver the soft ballad with heart felt emotion.
Jay is the driving force on stage that the band depends on to fire up the crowd and keeps them engaged in the music. His passion lies on the stage!!!