Jayar Mack . . .
Grammy Award-nominated multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, arranger & producer, JAYAR is a gifted singer as well. With an amazing 5-octave range, his natural vocal talents are shared ranging from classic Motown/R&B/Soul and Funk to hard-hitting Blues and Jazz. This extremely versatile artist has given many outstanding live performances throughout the country and overseas. As a musician, drums, bass, rhythm guitars, all keyboards and synthesizers are just a few of the 10 musical instruments JAYAR has mastered.
As a multi-instrumentalist, JAYAR has enjoyed a 37-year professional recording and touring career, working and/or sharing the stage with some of the biggest names in R&B/Soul, Ol’ School Funk and Jazz including THE MANHATTANS, RAY, GOODMAN & BROWN, ENCHANTMENT, THE DELFONICS, RUSSELL THOMPKINS, JR. & THE STYLISTICS, PEACHES & HERB, THE INTRUDERS, HEATWAVE, EDDIE HOLMAN, THE CHI-LITES, BARBARA MASON, THE TEMPREES, BLOODSTONE, LENNY WILLIAMS, and THE EBONYS (who JAYAR toured with as Keyboardist/Musical Director), BOBBY LYLE, KIM FIELDS (a/k/a BLONDILOCKS), A. RAY FULLER, THE SMOOTH JAZZ ALL-STARS including MICHAEL PAULO, RICK BRAUN, PETER WHITE, “READY” FREDDIE WASHINGTON, as well as SUNNIE PAXSON (former keyboardist forSTANLEY CLARKE BAND), MARCUS JOHNSON, MICHAEL LINGTON, NICK COLIONNE, RAYFORD GRIFFIN, CINTRON (as Keyboardist/Co-Lead Singer) and GRAMMY AWARD WINNERS JON SECADA, GEORGE BENSON and the incomparable STANLEY CLARKE among many others.