Think sophisticated, catchy and playful AC/SMOOTH JAZZ/POP along the lines of Steely Dan; think magical harmonies with accessible melodic hooks; think superb original songs and arrangements with e.g. the Grammy awarded song AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE; think a stunning host of the best musicians and vocalists on the planet, and you have AIRPLAY FOR THE PLANET - the latest album from Jay Graydon. AIRPLAY FOR THE PLANET is highly praised, for the great musical performances, the outstanding melodies and production and especially for its superb mastering.
Jay Graydon is a two time Grammy award winner and a living legend in the music industry - a name that equals music quality with a capital Q. Jay's Grammy Awards are for co-writing - best rhythm & blues songs - AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE (1979 - a number 1 hit with Earth, Wind & Fire) and TURN YOUR LOVE AROUND (1982 - a number 1 hit with George Benson and also used these days sampled in new productions).
The Grammy Nominations are as follows
1979 Best Rhythm & Blues Song - AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE (WINNER!)
1979 Song Of The Year - AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE
1980 Best Jazz Fusion Performance, Vocal or Instrumental - TWILIGHT ZONE/TWILIGHT TONE
1981 Album Of The Year - BREAKIN' AWAY
1981 Best Vocal Arrangement For Two Or More Voices - KAFKA
1982 Best Rhythm & Blues Song - TURN YOUR LOVE AROUND (WINNER!)
1983 Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocals - MORNIN'
1983 Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocals - STEP BY STEP
1983 Best Engineered Recording - JARREAU
1983 Producer Of The Year
1984 Best Album Of Original Score Written For A Motion Picture - GHOSTBUSTERS
1985 Best Album Of Original Score Written For A Motion Picture - ST ELMO'S FIRE