Jay Ottaway is an award-winning songwriter/producer called by Germany’s Rockradio.de “one of the most innovative artists of our time”. FOR EUROPEAN TOUR DATES SEE www.jayottawayband.de! He has been honored by American Songwriter Magazine, the USA Songwriting, International Songwriting, the U.K. Songwriting, and the Peacedriven Songwriting Contests, in addition to multiple awards from the Berklee College of Music where he studied songwriting. He tours throughout Europe with his electric blues-rock Jay Ottaway Band and in the U.S. as an acoustic act. His concerts feature his own award-winning music mixed with classics from Bob Dylan, Allman Brothers, Grateful Dead and other blues and classic rock legends. In Spring 2014 he released his second CD on the German label Cactus Rock Records entitled “Carry On” which music critic Steve Braun of Rocktimes.de called his “Album of the Year.” His first live CD “Jay Ottaway Band Live in Europe” (also Cactus Rock Records) was released in December 2014.