Driven by Passion

Jay Tamez is an original Wisconsin based artist with a Pop/Rock/R&B influence. His music has been described as boldy direct and honest. As a regular Summerfest performer, Jay has entertained tens of thousands of people over the course of his music career. He has been active in the music industry for over two decades, with a background in Music Education, Band Leadership, Performance, Live Production, Recording Technology, Music Business and Marketing.


Acoustic Guitar: Classical, Fingerstyle, Americana, Chords. Rhythm & Technique


Owner and operator of EXTENDED PLAY MUSIC An entertainment broker and music content aggregator specializing in live music broadcasts and in store background music.

Manager and Entertainment Director of Brewhaus Theater in West Bend, WI. An original live music venue with a 220 seated room and two standing entertainment rooms. Brewhaus Theater

Owned and operated Note Worthy Music Productions. A commercially located recording studio that released 50 CD’s and thousands of audio/video productions during the 6 years in operation.

Employed by Narada inc. A Virgin/EMI owned record label located in Milwaukee, WI. Duties included: music sales and support, artist penetration, public relations, business planning, international correspondance and support.

In 2008 Jay was named one of the 100 most influential people in Washington County in a Conley Newspaper publication.

Publicly addressed and entertained thousands for over 20 years.

Holds numerous awards for outstanding demonstration of music leadership.

Holds numerous production credits for videos aired on public television and events.

Currently teaches Guitar, Bass and Voice at Music Academy of West Bend, WI

Electric Guitar: Lead, Rhythm,  Licks, Solos, Scales & Technique

Electric Guitar: Lead, Rhythm, Licks, Solos, Scales & Technique