Biography

Jay – Born in a family with industrial background, Jay has always been inclined towards music. Music for him is an eternal source of joy and energy. Jay started learning music at the tender age of 5 and now music and singing has become an internal part of him. Be it School Concerts like Bosco Raaga & Bosco Utsav or College Competitions, he has always made it to the top. He also headed the Sherwood College School Choir as the choir captain, from where he completed his schooling.

Jay has also learnt Rabindra Sangeet and has been blessed with the guidance of Pt. A. T. Kanan and has been formally educated under Pt. Debkumar Banerjee. His continuous devotion towards music has got better with time. Jay specialises in the Rampur Seheswan Gharana of Indian Classical Music, which is same as that of Sonu Nigam, whom he Idolises. He is proud to have got trained under his Idol, Sonu Nigam for Seven Years. Jay’s versatile form of singing includes Pop, Classical, Devotional, Ghazals, Folk and Playback Singing.

Starting his Career with singing Jingles for commercials the very next step was Playback Singing. He recorded songs for a Mega Bengali Soap ‘Khela’, the most popular of them being ‘Tumi Aamar Anmona’ and ‘Eto Kache Eto Door’ and a Title Track for ‘Jugantar’, to be aired from March ’09, all for Zee Bangla. This inevitably led Jay in Recording Songs for movies like Astitva, Haariye Pawa and Ek Baar Bolo Uttam Kumar.

His first album, on which he worked for 18 long months was released by Times Music. With this Album, Jay took the final Plunge in the Oceanic Music Industry. ‘Tu Hi Bata’ is a compilation of 10 songs with varied flavour like Pop, Rock, Rap, Punjabi, Sufi and so on… It is a complete demonstration of his versatility as a singer.

With an undying thirst of learning more and more, Jay promises to keep his musical journey always looking for New Destinations.