Whether its kickstarting the current young british jazz movement with his band Empirical or touring with pop legend Amy Winehouse, Jay Phelps’ career as a formidable jazz trumpeter is possibly one of the most substantial to have come out of the UK in recent years.
Most recently however, Jay has taken to entertaining online doing everything from remixes to recording and releasing new music. Most notable for the sheer fun of making music are his Big Night In livestreams on his youtube channel. A joyous community of fans and peers tune in to watch Jay play along to some of his favorite tunes and just hang out, truly keeping the spirit of live music alive.
If you’re interested in finding out more about Jay’s career and experience as a trumpeter, this UK Vibe interview offers a great look into all things Jay Phelps.