Jay Buchanan is a singer/songwriter and a multi-instrumentalist born in New York, USA. After graduating from the UofM Jazz studies program, he began playing in several local bands & working as a private instructor in Winnipeg. He is greatly influenced by Nat King Cole and Harry Connick Jr.
Since graduation, Jay began making a name for himself in Winnipeg and across Canada. He has performed his folk-jazz fusion music at the Winnipeg Folk Festival (2012, 2014, 2018) and has performed with Ron Paley at the Winnipeg Jazz Festival. He played on three full length records as a side-man in 2018, and he looks forward to releasing his solo record in early 2020.