There is music which rests, then there is music which reaches far beyond the corners of the soul. There is music which settles, then there is music which stirs the very being of the listener. It is this kind of music which creates a flock of inspired, spiritually awakened individuals. Jamaal Saunders is proud to shepherd such a flock of supporters, hence his artiste name Jay Shephard. He guides his flock with a staff of experiences that he portrays through his music. To spiritually motivate others and influence change within their lives are the driving forces behind that which is Jay Shephard Music.
To be able to “speak up for the less fortunate,” is the mission behind the message of the Bahamian-born artiste. Jay Shephard seeks to release strictly relatable sounds; there is a sound for everything that the singer goes through. He writes to inspire others. Jay Shephard’s musical journey started in 1994, he later approached the industry head-on with more professionalism in 2004. Having a Bachelor’s Degree in Popular Music has helped him to master his craft and live out his passion. He uses music as a tool to transform the lives and livelihood of those in need of a way out, those asking for a miracle. “As a man think so shall it be,” is the overhanging philosophy which governs Jay Shephard’s entire musical mindset. It is such philosophy that he wishes to share with the entire world with his music being the vehicle of change.
Of his latest singles is “No Surrender” which is a feel good reggae-dancehall song. Also in the making is the EP called “Good Vibes Nation” which represents the movement behind his record label Good Vibes Nation Inc. Furthermore, there is “Gemini”, an album surrounding the theme of equal yet opposite forces. His style of music has been carved by the sounds of the greats such as Bone Thugs and Harmony and Bob Marley among other legendary artistes. When not in the studio, you will find the highly motivated and vibrant Jay Shephard spending time with his daughter. He founded the Jay Shephard Foundation in 2004 to provide less fortunate children with school supplies.
When it comes to roadblocks, daily stresses and emotional turmoil, Jay Shephard molds his music to be medicine, to be a quick-healing antidote. From the deep roots of reggae to the high tempo beats of dancehall and even more so to the modern sounds of pop, Jay Shephard proves his style to be eclectic. He reaches people near and far, those in high and low places, people of all races. It’s clear that impact and empowerment are at the core of all that is Jay Shephard Music.
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