Jay Nemor And Electrified
American/ Icelandic singer, songwriter, producer and instrumentalist, actor Jay Nemor (Jason Nemor Harden) is deeply connected to the very roots of soul music. He comes with a smooth and soulful style that is in touch with the classic sound of soul & RnB. He imparts a passionate message for life, love and music with his signature baritone-bass voice. His earliest and most impressive encounter with music was at the age of five when he attended his first live concert to see the legendary 'Earth, Wind & Fire'. Jay recalls, "The thing I remember most is seeing Verdine White suspended sideways in midair playing the bass and I remember saying to my mother: 'I want to do that'." Some of his greatest influences include the aforementioned EWF, Marvin Gaye, Donny Hathaway, Curtis Mayfield, Isaac Hayes, Gil Scott - Heron, The Ojay's and Teddy Pendergrass just to highlight a few. He credits his rekindled passion for music to artists such as Gil Scott Heron, Maxwell, Erykah Badu, D'Angelo, his introduction to the traditional sound of jazz while living in Iceland and a band of individuals from Iceland called Jagúar. Jay Nemor signed with Tesla Groove in January 2018, Two acclaimed singles immediately saw the light of the day, the third single "Break Free" - out November 2019 -anticipates the new album with Italy's finest Electrified, out early 2020.
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