Jay Shaner

Jay Shaner

 Sacramento, California, USA
BandAlternativeSinger/Songwriter

Guitarist, Singer, coffee shop lurker, reader, and taker of afternoon naps; Jay combines the smarts of Sufjan Stevens with the heart of Jeff Buckley in his intimate and sincere songwriting that gently persuades...then breaks your heart.

Biography

Urban life, heartbreak, and bitter-sweet memories, are all common themes in Jay Shaner's music. Intimate and personal, yet hauntingly familiar, Jay's sincere and emotional songwriting connects honestly and immediately. Like a twilight highway drive, or a lonely Sunday road, Jay's folk pop songcraft gently persuades and then breaks your heart.
In 2008 Jay released his 2nd LP titled "Best Laid Plans", and is preparing to record a series of EP's with newly formed backing band The Cowboy Killers.

Discography

Jay Shaner's Cowboy Killers: 9 singles released summer 09'

Best Laid Plans: solo LP 12 tracks, released 2008.

Last Day of Summer Sessions : artist compilation produced by Jay Shaner. released 2008. ( single: Say it with Grace)

Ghosts of California: self titled Ep. released 2006

Heavy Early: Full Length recording, 11 tracks, released 2004

Borken Mics and Open Hearts: 8 song EP released 2003.

Set List

Set list:

Typically 9 songs...45 minutes. all originals pulled from any of my solo releases and occasionally including new or unreleased material.