Jay Rowe is pianist/keyboardist from Milford, Connecticut. He received a bachelor of music degree from New England Conservatory of Music in Boston in 1985. Since then he has performed and recorded with artists such as Marion Meadows, Nelson Rangell, Ken Navarro, Chieli Minucci and Special EFX, Chuck Loeb, Paul Jackson jr., Jeff Kashiwa, Kim Waters, Eric Darius, Rick Braun, Bobby Caldwell, Phil Perry, Peter White, Euge Groove, Steve Cole, Jessy J and Pat Dinizio.
He performs regularly at many major jazz festivals in the United States and has also performed at festivals in Portugal, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, South Africa, Norway, Holland,Germany, China, japan, the United Kingdom and Indonesia. As a solo artist, he has recorded and released six cds “A Dream I Had”(1994), “Jay Walking”(1997), “Laugh Out Loud” (2001) , “Red, Hot and Smooth” (2006) , “Live At Daniel Street”(2011), and “Smooth Ride”(2016). He is also the founder of Smooth Jazz For Scholars Inc. a non-pro?t organization which puts on fund raising concerts to raise money for public school music education.
“Close your eyes and you’ll be there! It’s everything they say.” This statement is more than a line from a Steely Dan tune… it’s a repeated critique from thousands of people who’ve seen & heard Beau Bolero live in concert. They play all the SD hits and more with note for note renditions that will leave you “Realin’ in the Years”.