The dynamic and exhilarating duo of Will Pound and Eddy Jay always leave audiences breathless. and together they create a sound and show like no other. The pair read each other instinctively, forging a path to new folk sounds with harmonica and accordion together as one instrument.
'Stunning: two quite brilliant musicians demonstrate dynamic instrumental work. The Will Pound original, The Reckoning, is exceptional. ****' -Paul Collins, Maverick Magazine
"Pure musical magic" -Fatea
Will Pound is one of the finest harmonica players of his generation whose innovative style pushes the boundaries of his instrument and the folk genre.
Three-time nominee for BBC Radio 2 Folk Musician Of The Year, Will Pound has held the accolades of FATEA Instrumentalist of the Year (2013, 2014) and Spiral Earth Magazine Musician Of The Year (2015) is one of the finest harmonica players of his generation whose innovative style pushes the boundaries of his instrument and the folk genre.
The equally gifted Eddy Jay is a real master of the accordion with the ability to turn it into an orchestra at his fingertips. He was a key player in the arrangement of the hit stage musical version of Noel Coward’s Brief Encounter’, has performed with Cathal Coughlan and Tina May, devised his own version of Prokofiev’s classic ‘Peter and the Wolf’ as a fantastic show for families and presented a production celebrating Edith Piaf which has toured the UK and beyond.
Will Pound and Eddy Jay’s new album, Ignite, is attracting much attention and praise and live in concert they are simply staggeringly brilliant.
‘A musical exaltation’
– Lopa Kothari, BBC Radio 3/World On 3
‘A dynamic set of ear-expanding tunes’
– The Independent
‘Amazing, wonderful music! Two lads on fire’
– Mike Harding