On this week’s episode of The Jay Jay French Connection, Jay Jay interviews guitar virtuoso Nuno Bettencourt, known for his otherworldly chops and being the lead guitarist of the Boston rock band Extreme. Tune in to hear these two discuss Nuno’s early years and his deep rooted connection to The Azores, the importance of influences & individuality, guitar development, Eddie Van Halen’s legacy and much more. A must listen for all guitarists!!
Tune it to the next episode of The Jay Jay French Connection to hear Jay Jay & hit songwriter/musician Nate Cyphert discuss Nate’s remarkable journey into the music world. Nate and Jay Jay discuss how Nate made his way into songwriting, their experiences playing in bands on the east coast, moving to Los Angeles, and the art of surviving in the music industry.
Legendary American singer/songwriter Don McLean joins Jay Jay on this week’s episode of The Jay Jay French Connection. Tune in to hear these two discuss the cultural impact of Don’s hit “American Pie,” how much Don’s music has impacted Jay Jay, resilience in show business, and the ups & downs of their remarkable journeys in the music industry.
Tune in to this special episode of The Jay Jay French Connection to hear Jay Jay have a conversation with best-selling author Jane Green, and author & former model Jenny Boyd. Listen to these two discuss their most recent writing projects, including Jenny’s book “Jennifer Juniper: A Journey Beyond the Muse,” which was released this past year. Jane & Jenny also discuss the differences between living in England and the United States, what their writing processes look like during a global pandemic, and remarkable stories from their careers, as well as being in and around the music world.
This week on The Jay Jay French Connection is country music legend Johnny Lee. Tune in to hear Jay Jay & Johnny discuss their early influences, how they began pursuing music, favorite guitars and life as a touring artist. Johnny talks about how he played rock n roll up until he was 21, and what the catalyst was behind making the jump over to country music. Hear these two share similarities & differences from their unique journeys and successes in music. Check out Johnny Lee’s title track “Everything’s Gonna’ Be Alright” from his upcoming full album release.