“Jason Maynard has just released his debut album reflecting an impressive body of work dating back to 1999. The album is a rich tapestry of well-crafted songs. With his great vocal talents and song writing abilities, how he has managed to slip back under the radar remains a mystery. The songs are full of structural surprises and shifts, comprising both great musical composition and impressive lyrics. The build from slow acoustic to full on rock is pure genius. Brilliant harmonising, pretty elements and clever lyric analogies only add to the magic. Jason is a master of the rock ballad and has discovered how to craft great songs. It is hard to pick a favourite. ‘Spider’ builds to a complete rock anthem, ‘Those Were The Days’ will have you reflecting, while the lyrics in ‘Treading Water’ – “So hold on, hold on, can you throw yourself a lifeline?” are hard to beat for their raw and honest beauty. Order a copy of Jason Maynard’s debut album and enjoy! Lyn Leedham Vice-Pre”
"Congratulations to Jason Maynard on his debut album. This singer/songwriter writes from the heart with well-crafted lyrics of sadness, regret, love and happiness. The songs are catchy and melodic. The musicians are perfectly attuned to his voice which is gentle and soaring yet commanding. If I wasn't with community radio I would not have had the joy of hearing this young man. His music is so enjoyable and needs to be heard by everyone. Jean Abbott Coast FM 96.3"
“Go along if you can (to a show on 23OCT13), enjoy the music, I have the CD and I loooove it.”
“Very humbling to receive words like these from an old friend: "... I had the kids and grandkids around yesterday for a bbq and I played 'the album' CD you had sent me months ago. They all loved it. One downloaded it from itunes straight away and the another two took the details so they could go home and do the same. What a hit. It was so good to be playing music that we all enjoyed. I have downloaded it myself so that I'll have it on our roadtrip... Just love the music (and the bragging rights that I actually know you). Di" Thanks so much Di :-)”
"There is good reason to seek out Jason Maynard performances. His honest playing and evocative lyrics make for that rare combination of emotional response and rythym. His songs have that whimsical pop sensibility of the brothers Finn, a fine sense of observation and comment. Jason's polished stage presence is a product of many years on the road developing his craft while maintaining an intimate connection with his audience. The recordings display that straight forward and true playing in a clear well separated studio production."
"Jason is really good"