Eddy Jay

Eddy Jay is a virtuosic accordion player who has been performing for over 30 years. His breathtakingly beautiful performances guarantee to captivate your audience.

Eddy Jay's Bio

Eddy Jay is one of the foremost exponents of the accordion in the UK and has been performing jazz, French, Bavarian and folk for over 30 years.

His career also led him to perform in and arrange music for an adaptation of Noel Coward’s “Brief Encounter” who’s tour schedule included Studio 54 Broadway NY, San Francisco and Minneapolis.

His accordion playing has been described as “virtuosic”, “outstanding”, “mesmerising” and “breathtakingly beautiful” in industry press, with his latest production “Ignite” (recorded with leading harmonica player Will Pound) shortlisted as one of the Telegraph’s top albums of 2016.

Eddy Jay’s accordion skills are in demand and he is involved is several musical collaborations. He regularly plays in a French chanson/swing duo with Flossie Malavialle on vocals, and in The Great Western Swingers, an old-timey, blues & Western swing band with a prestigious group of musicians.

Eddy Jay is also a well-established solo accordionist and can deliver superb sets of Bavarian or French standards, including two hours of Piaf.

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