Smooth Jazz Saxophonist & also a leader of Funk Soul Band "Common Ground"
Jay Kim's latest Album, "Perfect Experience" features 9 new songs. Especially He worked with well known producer "Jeff Lorber", and Alex Al & Dwayne Smitty Smith on bass, Morris O'Connor on Guitar, Tony Moore & Oscar Seaton Jr. on Drums and more of fantastic musicians were involved to his new album. He plays sax with a warm and clear tone supplemented that takes you on a soulful journey.
Jay Kim was born in Seoul, Korea, he grew up in Seoul, Korea and moved to McLean, Virginia when he was 13 years old, and first began playing music right after he heard a song called "In The Name of Love" by Grover Washington Jr. from Radio. By 14, he became a leading soloist at Fork Union Military Academy Jazz Band and was honored as a first chair selection to all states of military high school band festival.
Jay Kim influenced by noted saxophone players such as Dave Koz, Everette Harp, Euge Groove, Grover Washington Jr. In 2005, he recorded his first Album "Tenderness" all produced by himself.