Jamaican-born and Toronto-based, Douglas is a veteran in the entertainment business, performing a wide-ranging repertoire of American blues, West Indian rhythms, and jazz standards. From the early ’60s, through to the late ’70s, Douglas fronted the R&B/soul/funk/reggae group The Cougars. Jay has performed around the world, and at Toronto’s Canadian National Exhibition, and Yonge & Dundas Square. Jay has won NOW Magazine’s Toronto’s Best R&B Act, Male Reggae Vocalist of the Year at the Annual Toronto Reggae Awards, and a 2012 JUNO Award nomination. He was a crucial part of the landmark 2008 Jamaica to Toronto historical compilation, and has collaborated with many of the most important artists in Jamaican music.
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Jay’s Favourites Spotify Playlist:
A compilation of Jay’s personal favourites including tracks from Bob Marley, Bitty McLean, and Alton Ellis! Visit linktr.ee/jaydouglasmusic to learn more about Jay!
Reggae Rays Spotify Playlist:
Summer may be over according to the calendar, but with this compilation of sunny reggae tunes you can celebrate the season 365 days a year!