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Will Pound And Eddy Jay


Will Pound and Eddy Jay performed at Costa Del Folk Mallorca and will be returning to Costa del Folk, Ibiza

The dynamic and exhilarating duo of Will Pound and Eddy Jay leave audiences breathless. Together Will Pound on harmonica and Eddy Jay on accordion 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.

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, he has held the accolades of FATEA Instrumentalist of the Year (2013, 2014) and Spiral Earth Magazine Musician Of The Year (2015) Will has performed with musicians as diverse as Martin Simpson, Concerto Caledonia, Michelle Burke and Guy Chambers and is famous for his inventive arrangements and outstanding solos in duos Haddo, Walsh and Pound and four-piece The Will Pound Band.

‘A flat out genius harmonica player’
Mark Radcliffe (BBC Radio 2)

‘Celebrated on the English folk scene as a harmonica virtuoso’
The Scotsman

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’ (Kneehigh theatre) which toured US theatres including Studio 56 on Broadway (NY) He has performed with Cathal Coughlan and Tina May, devised his own version of Prokofiev’s classic ‘Peter and the Wolf’ and Edith Piaf show which have toured the UK and beyond.

‘You find yourself hearing new chords of feeling, of apprehension and suspicion, that speak volumes’ (Brief Encounter)
The New York Times

‘Performed impeccably and with genuine emotion****’ (Piaf: The Songs) Broadway Baby, Edinburgh Fringe