As Entertainers, Jay & Tammy have acquired a reputation for reading the audience and quickly establishing a rapport.
Jay served Two Years in The US Army. Went to Central Texas College studying Music Appreciation, Harmony, Theory and Counterpoint with Adele Galanfy on the GI Bill. He also got a Barbers License on the GI Bill in Waco Texas in 1967.
1968 Jay recorded a 45 record in New Orleans on Bourbon Street, produced by Mr. Alan Toussaint and Marshall E Sehorn, "Blue As A Man Can Be" and "Working For You", Tou-Sea Records.
Jay & Tammy have to date recorded 11 CD's together. Jay had the pleasure of working and recording with Merle Travis in 1982.
Jay & Tammy are Full Time RVer's Living in Motor Coaches traveling the roads together since November 1978..
In 1993 Jay and Tammy were on "CBS This Morning" with Harry Smith and Paula Zahn" in a segment about RV'ing. Producer, Kathleen Upton Finch, Camera Man, Tony Borrello.
In February 2008 Jay was The Recipient of The 2008 (Families Advocating Moral Entertainment) FAME AWARD for Musician of the Year and Lead Guitarist of the Year, Tammy was The Recipient of The FAME 2008 Directors Award.
In February 2009 Jay was again The Recipient of The 2009 FAME AWARD for Musician of the Year and Lead Guitarist of the Year.
In February 2009 Tammy was The Recipient of The 2009 FAME AWARD for Bassist of The Year, Vocalist of The Year and Song Of The Year, "On My Fathers Side".
In The Summer of 2009 Jay and Tammy performed in Branson, Missouri at The Branson Star Theatre with The Chicken House Opry Show.
Jay & Tammy received The 2010 Directors Choice Award at The Wahoo Country Music Show in Wahoo, Nebraska.
July 1, 2011, Jay & Tammy performed at The Midwest Country Music Theater in Sandstone, Minnesota. "On My Fathers Side" and "Nine Pound Hammer", that taping aired on RFD-TV August 13, 2011.
Jay & Tammy returned to The Midwest Country Music Theater June 10, 2012. That Show aired on RFD-TV July 21, 2012. They returned June 15, 2013 which Aired on RFD TV January 18, 2014. On June 14, 2014 they opened Two Shows at The Midwest Country Music Theater for Country Music Legend, Mr. GENE WATSON.
Jay & Tammy aired on RFD TV (Channel 231 on DISH Network, Channel 345 on Direct TV) on The Midwest Country Music Show April 25th, 2015.
November 15, 2013 Jay & Tammy were Inducted into The Gatesville Country Music HALL OF FAME