He hails from the Windy City, Chicago, Illinois....but he always
carried a quiet fire in his heart to keep him warm and
He had a fire and determination to escape the tough streets of the
South Side of Chicago to establish an international status in the Wide
World of Music.
He is a multi-instrumentalist, learning to play drums at age 5, bass
guitar at 7, keyboards at 9, and so on until he had mastered playing
over 10 different instruments.
He is a successful songwriter, having penned over 1200 different
compositions and played everywhere from radio & records to television
He is a producer, arranger and orchestrator, a musical director who's
worked with and shared the stage with everyone from Billy Paul, The
Ebonys, The Stylistics, The Delfonics, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes,
Patti LaBelle, and CINTRON to Grammy Award Winners Jon Secada, Stanley
Clarke, and the incomparable George Benson.
He is an Award Winner in his own 36 year career having won the
International Blues Challenge in 2016 and 2nd Place Winner in the 2017
International Blues Competition in Memphis, Tenn. as well as many
other awards including a Latin Grammy Nomination.
And finally, THE VOICE!!! He is a "gifted singer" who possesses a
5-Octave Vocal Range which has been thoroughly enjoyed again and again
by millions around the globe!!!!
Ladies and Gentlemen, it is our consummate pleasure to bring to you,
the "LOVERMAN" himself....the Amazing MR. MACK...JAYAR MACK!!!!
Photographer: Larry Williams
Musician: JAYAR MACK
Venue: J&M Cafe, Pioneer Square, Seattle, WA. 2011