You have just entered ...

Jay Graydon's official home on the web in which you will find everything about this twice Grammy awarded (Best R&B songs) and 12 times Grammy nominated (among the top 5 finalists) Los Angeles top songwriter, recording artist, guitarist, producer, engineer, and more. Jay will also take some space to address his fans and in other ways contribute, whenever he finds the time to do so. In short, we will bring you the HOTTEST NEWS about the world's greatest guitarist, songwriter and producer. So keep hanging around!
Jay 
            at Garden Rake Studios

Jay Graydon All Stars - 20th Anniversary Edition

This Region Free 4 DVD box set is now available at CD Baby! - Worldwide shipping!

Ooops, the DVD box sold out in less than 2 days, a second "emergency refill" in just 1 more day, but as of now, Aug. 20, CD Baby has received a larger restock!!! Should they run out of copies again, they also take backorders!

Here you will find reviews on the DVD box set.

Wow! We sold out in two days BUT not a problem as I will ship more today. We have asked CD BABY if pre orders are OK since we do not want to stop the flow AND we will order many more from the pressing plant. With the pre orders we will know how many to have pressed up right away along with many more to have in stock. Kerstin and I are very happy that all of you are excited about the project! - Thanks soooooooo much, Jay

Check out our NEW dedicated page for Jay Graydon All Stars - 20th Anniversary Edition with many cool photos from the the band reunion at Garden Rake Studios, 20 years later!

Watch the trailer and read Jay's comments about this 4 DVD box set ...

The Rivera Interviews

A few months ago I did an interview with Paul Rivera Jr. about his dad noting the details of how and when I met Paul and all that followed as to how amp Rivera modifications started and continued. It is educational information and I think you'll enjoy the details.
Kerstin mentioned I forgot to include Larry Carlton as one of the key studio guitarists of all time. Man, when I started noting details, I was surely thinking of Larry but spaced as to mention him, so since I spaced out let me say this. Before any amp mods started happening in the 70's, Larry already had an outstanding tone (the best sweet midrange tone of all of us studio guitarists) with his 335 and Fender Princeton amp! Also, on most of the Steely Dan records, he used a tweed Fender Deluxe, which also sounds incredible! - Jay

Rivera - Jay Graydon Interview Part 1 - History w/ Rivera Amplification

Rivera Amplification interviews Jay Graydon on his history with Paul Rivera's amps and mods during Jay's LA session days in the late 70's. The interview is in 2 parts below. Enjoy!

Rivera - Jay Graydon Interview Part 2 - Session Days

Paul Rivera Jr of Rivera Amplification gives an in-depth interview of session guitarist legend Jay Graydon. Jay speaks about how his famous Steely Dan "Peg" solo came about, how it was to be a top A list session player back then, how the record business has changed, the importance of tone, his signature amp, stories of Cheap Trick, etc.

 

Latest update August 29, 2015

(Discography F; Song Cat; Jay Graydon All Stars - 20th Anniversary Edition; Reviews)