"I thought someone was playing a recording!" Is something Johnny Jay has heard many times in his career as a professional vocalist. Johnny Jay is the Ultimate Sinatra Tribute artist and also does tributes for many of the great crooners of our time. Whether its Sinatra, Elvis, Neil Diamond, Tony Bennett, Dean Martin, Michael Buble, Perry Como,Bobby Darin, Don Ho, Kenny Rogers, Willie Nelson or Johnny Cash, Johnny Jay provides awesome musical entertainment legendary service as he sings from coast to coast doing his special brand of concert style entertainment. His costumes, audience involvement, humor and vocal versatility have made him a top choice for special events, fundraisers, festivals, fairs, meetings, wedding receptions, corporate events, casinos, nightclubs, community events and more.
Johnny Jay is a one man musical act with over 25 years of professional performing experience with an incredible knack for sounding EXACTLY like the original artist and taking on their mannerisms. Best of all Johnny is very very easy to work with. He's professional, reliable and all you would expect from a musician who has won numerous vocal competitions and been featured in Meeting News magazine as a BEST BET!
Johnny Jay can develop theme concerts that he can plug right into your event. These plug in shows also work well as dinner shows for weddings, corporate and fundraising events. Theme shows include but are not limited to:
The Great Crooner Revue- A Musical Tribute to Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Elvis, Neil Diamond, Dean Martin, Perry Como, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Kenny Rogers and Bobby Darrin. Johnny amazes with his rapid changing of voice and persona from song to song using quick costume and vocal changes.
Sunset and Broadway - Musical Revue of music from West Side Story, Les Miserable, New York, New York, Sound of Music, Brigadoon, Oklahoma, Sound of Music and a host of great Broadway musicals and movie theme songs like "Unchained Melody from "Ghost" and television themes like "Rawhide"
The Christmas/Holiday Show- All of the Best Loved Christmas Music and a sentimental patter designed to get your audience in the holiday spirit as Johnny Jay does his best impressions of Nat King Cole, Bing Crosby, Johnny Mathis, Perry Como and more.
That 70's Show- A Music and Comedy show complete with trivia games and prizes for audience interaction. Perfect for Class Reunions. That 60's Show and That 50's Show also available.
The Funny Elvis Show- This is a hilarious show customized for each audience. Johnny Jay comes in incognito as a janitor, a farmer, a workman or nerd and during the performance turns into Elvis the King right on stage and then he proceeds to shake it to the max while he sings songs like Teddy Bear, Can't Help Falling in Love, Return to Sender and more and strolling through the audience.
Johnny can also create other theme shows tailored to your event. Themes like Blue Hawaii, Rawhide Ho!, and more. Add to that Johnny Jay's ability as a comedy writer to write funny skits and inside jokes or musically emcee your special event.
For special events, Johnny can also customize the lyrics of a well known song to create a memorable tribute or a hilarious send-up for a roast or special party. Johnny is not only a musical impressionist but he is a professional actor/comedian and a comedy writer. His ad lib humor is clean, classy and on-target.
A sample list of Johnny Jay's Recent Clients
*Florida Healthcare Assoc.
*Sentry Insurance Company
*Wausau Insurance Company
*Association of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters
* ND Lions
*West Bend Chamber of Commerce
*The Village Family Service Center
*Cargill- Nutrena Seeds
*Brown & Bigelow
* Anda Properties
* Fargo Catholic Schools
* Riverview Health Care
*Jamestown Area Chamber
* Professional Eye Care
*Banner Health System
*Anne Carlsen Center for Children
*Association of Physician Recruiters
*Plains Art Museum
*St. Anthony's Pathfinders Dinner
*American Legion- Fargo Post
*Kiwanis Club- Fargo
*Rotary Club- West Bend, Wisconsin
*Danielson and Assoc.- Marketing Agency
Johnny has performed from coast to coast for corporations and fundraisers and private parties. Get a quote today!