"The Blue Jay"

Jay's Motto:  "Never say Never"...Determined to bring his love of music and his song writing talent to the public, Jay decided that it was finally time to form the band of his dreams.  Hours, days, weeks and years of hard work and vision have now come to fruition....Blue Jayd was born....Halleluia!


(THE "d" IN bLUE jAYD)

Diane (known as Dee) is a true Jersey Girl.  Growing up with Frankie Valli, Freddie Cannon,  Bruce Springstein, Paul Simon and more...she is  never without a song.  In her teens, Dee danced on many local TV stations.  She was selected as "Miss Swinging Soiree" and appeared with Radio host, Murray the "K" in New York.  Pursuing a modeling career, she was a graduate of the famous Barbizon School of Modeling in New York City.  Dee has always loved dancing and singing along with her favorite tunes....and now she dances and sings with her own band...Dee is the "d" in Blue Jayd!


Keyboards and vocals

Originally from Mattapoisett, Massachusetts, Steve has been the keyboardist for BlueJayd since 2017.  Steve took organ lessons privately for 9 years starting at age 10, studying under the late Doris Kinney.  He has performed as a Church musician for over 42 years in various locations across Massachusetts, and is a 10-year veteran baritone singer with the prestigious Tanglewood Festival Chorus, the official Chorus of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and Boston Pops, having sung on the professional stages of Boston’s Symphony Hall, Tanglewood and New York City’s Carnegie Hall.

Steve is seen regularly at Symphony Hall during the BSO’s Fall, Winter and Spring seasons, at Tanglewood during the Summer season, and with the Boston Pops under the direction of Keith Lockhart for the annual Holiday Pops shows at Symphony Hall in December.



Jimmy has been studying piano since the age of 12 and has performed publicly under the auspices of the Cranberry Coast Concerts Festival. He is accompanist/organist for Saint Isidore Parish in Lakeville and Middleborough. Jimmy enjoys playing a diverse mix of music from classical to sacred and now rock n' roll as a part of BlueJayd. He also has entered the role of educator by taking on private students, all while continuing to further his own lifelong passion for music!



Ron attended Wentworth Institute Boston, Ma. and Berklee College of Music, Boston, Ma. He has Played in numerous bands consisting of  Jazz, General Business, Rock and Classic Rock throughout Mass and New Hampshire. 


Bass Guitar


Ed has been playing bass guitar since 1974. He has sung and played with the following groups that have each performed multiple times for the dancing public: "The Stepback Band", "45 RPM", "Blame the Dog", and "Hurricane". Also in duet-group "Overduo". Ed has also performed as a Tenor singer and soloist in church choirs in both Massachusetts and North Carolina.



Lead Guitar

A veteran of countless bands in the Boston area, Dave's s short attention span helps him to slip easily between musical styles readily and often. Dave says to all students of guitar: "Watch me for ten minutes, I'll set your technique back five years!"