Darren Jay Opening Set Buddy Guy’s Chicago

Check out the video of me opening the set for Gracie Curran at Buddy Guy’s doing my original “Lovin Man”.

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Javier Batiz Sitting in with Gracie Curran at Buddy Guy’s Legends Show

Had a great time playing with Gracie Curran this past Monday at Buddy Guy’s Legends.  Javier Batiz, who played and taught Carlos Santana guitar, was in the house.  Below is Javier Batiz sitting in with Gracie Curran at Buddy Guy’s Legends Chicago.

 

Javier Batiz trading some guitar licks with Darren Jay at Buddy Guy’s Legends Chicago.

Javier Batiz

Javier Batiz trading some guitar licks with Darren Jay at Buddy Guy’s Legends Chicago.

Gracie Curran

Gracie Curran at Buddy Guy’s Legends Chicago. Picture by Thomas Dove.

Darren Jay Now Booking in Chicago

Chicago – Darren Jay a transplant of Memphis, TN will now start booking shows in the Chicago area.  He will be joined by David Levit on drums and Jim Kaplan on bass both who have lived and played with many great Chicago players.  Darren is excited to bring you his own original material as well as some Memphis blues infused music.  See you soon!

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Darren Jay in Highland Park on 11/13/16

Hosting the blues jam at 210 in Highwood.

Darren Jay w/Gracie Curran in Chicago on 10/16/16

Playing Buddy Guys with Gracie Curran from Memphis, TN.

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Darren Jay w/Gracie Curran in Bellevue on 10/15/16

Playing the Flatted Fifth, in Bellevue Iowa, with Gracie Curran.

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Darren Jay in Highland Park on 10/09/16

Hosting the blues jam at 210 in Highwood

Darren Jay in Springfield on 09/10/16

Toronzo Cannon

Now this guy right here is a bad mofo!

Darren Jay and Toronzo Cannon at Rosa's Lounge Chicago

Darren Jay and Toronzo Cannon at Rosa’s Lounge Chicago

At Buddy Guys Legends With Buddy Guy

So guess who I ran into?

Darren Jay and Buddy Guy at Legends in Chicago.

Darren Jay and Buddy Guy at Legends in Chicago.