Rarely in the music industry marked by one hit wonders and fast food music, do you find someone like J.Collins. A fan based singer, song writer and entertainer who rises to the challenges of an adverse music industry. Growing up in the streets of upstate Ny. Jay learned quickly that talent is not enough, if you want to play in this game.
Leaving behind family and friends in the fall of 2006 Jay moved to Nashville Tn. The decision to move was not met without its Hardships. As everyone does! Jay arrived in Nashville Tn with high hopes and full of energy. Jay quickly took his place in the Nashville seen, attending every writers night, open mic and Ascap meeting he could, while still working by day as a sales man.
After gaining valuable experience and a game plan for his career, Jay decided to take advantage of the current market conditions the music industry found them selves drowning in. As record labels lost touch with fans and the age of digital distribution took hold Jay saw this as a great opportunity to direct his own career.
With his 2005 self title (demo) CD garnering 4 and a half stars from the critics of www.about.com Jay knew he could make it on his own terms. Putting all his talents together with a great crew of people he had the pleasure of meeting along his journey to success, in late 2010 Jay opened his own music company entitled JCollins Music Inc. Jay continues to evolve as a writer, producer, publisher, singer, and much, much more.