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THE BAND

JAY DOE

// Guit. & Vocals

 

Vocalist and rhythm

guitar

LUCAS FERNANDEZ

// Guit.

Lead guitar with its own style and refined with lot

of feeling

ALEXANDRE CARRERO

// Bass

 

Solid bass player with very elegant groove and well own sound

MANUEL ARES

// Drums

 

Great drummer with a good rhythm and a lot

of swing

RAMÓN FIGUI

// Armónica

 

The best  armonica player in the galician music scene.

BIO

In 2015 Javier Casal lets out his “Blues alter Ego”  with the name of Jay Doe. Versions of Robert Johnson, Jimmy Red, Brownie McGhee, Muddy Waters, Big Bill Broonzy, Elmor James, combining with more popular Clapton or Stones songs, always around the blues, rithm and blues, country, swing and jazz . In 2016 he released his first album with the musicians called "Me & The Blues." Now in 2018 Jay Doe & The Blues Preachers is his new band, musicians with experience playing live. The band is as follows:

Jay Doe: Rit Guitar and voice

Lucas Fernandez: Solo Guitar

Alexandre Carrero: Bass

Manu Ares: Drums

Ramón FIGUI: Armonica

All its components have a very extensive musical background, playing throughout the Galician and Spanish geography, also in the neighboring country Portugal. They are playing in other bands too, so they sound names as Dr. Hello, MissinBlues, Best Boy, Cool Funeral, Delta Blues Duo, The Blues Moonshiners, Booty Sweet, Moon Crest, The Bluesfellas, Monk Blues Band. Jay Doe & The Blues Preachers come together to play blues and rithm & blues music of African American roots, from blues classics to their own compositions.

In these two years of walking the band has performed many concerts and it should be noted that now at the end of February we were at the Vila do Conde International Blues Festival - VillaSessions 2020 in Portugal, sharing the stage with musicians such as Chris Wragg, Greg Copeland and Steven Dale Petit.

In Jully 2020 Jay Doe & The Blues Preachers are in the 1st Blues Festival "Mar de Blues" of A Garda, sharing the stage with Marcos Coll, Javier Turnes and Peter Storm & The Blues Society.

Currently the band is recording their next album.

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