It was during this time that Jay headlined at the Jacksonville Jazz Festival as a member of The Revue. Outside of Savannah, Jay has shared the stage with Bob Newhart, Tom "Bones" Malone, and composer Jim Bonney. Groups led by Jay have performed in the United States and across Europe, including a performance at the Bayerisches Landesmusikfest in Munich, Germany.
Jay's private studio has included members of the Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony and the Georgia
Jay currently resides in Cumming with his wife Jennifer and his daughter Ella.