"Singer In The Band"

Our latest single, "Singer In The Band" is available to stream and download now!


Special thanks to:


Chris Wright - Sound Engineer and Bass (Highway 50) at Violet Studios (Boulder, Co)

Bill McKay - Piano (Formerly Leftover Salmon)

Melly Frances - Background Vocals (Frances Bloom Band)

Marcus Rezak - Lead Guitar (Shred is Dead)

Lem Williams - Drums

Brad Good - Trumpet 



Special thanks to:

Chris Wright - Sound Engineer (Highway 50) at Violet Studios (Boulder, Co)

Bill McKay - Organ (Formerly Leftover Salmon)

Dan Andree - Fiddle (Chain Station)

Melly Frances - Background Vocals (Frances Bloom Band)

Caton Sollenberger - Lead Guitar (The Jauntee)


Thank you to Kelli Nicole Spraggins and Mark Carter (MC Photography) for her lovely picture making the cover! Cheers and enjoy!



"Shelter," was recently recorded in Boulder, Colorado at Violet Recording. Chris Wright - Sound Engineer (Highway 50) recorded, mixed and mastered this song that displays a different tone and feel than previous Jay Silence releases. A cool, melodic song about finding shelter in the one you love. 

This song had amazing Colorado musicians contribute to the sound including:


Sarah Mount - Saxophone (Denver Jazz Orchestra)

John Gunther - Saxophone (Professor of Jazz Studies, Colorado University, Boulder)

Bill McKay - Organ (Formerly of Leftover Salmon)

Marcus Rezak - Lead Guitar (Shred Is Dead)

Melly Frances - Background Vocals (Frances Bloom Band)

Lem Williams - Drums. 

We are very excited to share "Shelter" with you and hope you enjoy it! 


"Grandma's 45s"

Jay Silence; Country, Alternative Country, Outlaw Country, Country Rock...  


The album, Grandma's 45s was written by Jay Silence and produced by Chad Brown. Recorded by Chad Brown & Chris Wright at Violet Studios in Boulder, Co, with additional recording done at Ten Four Recording Co in Nashville, Tn. All songs were mixed by Chad Brown at Spacemonkey Sounds and mastered by Jim DeMain at Yes Master Studios (Nashville, Tn).

The artists that appeared as part of the band and guests and their contributions to this album:

Jay Silence - Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, 12-String Electric Guitar

Tony Joe - Lead Guitar, Baritone Guitar

Scott Spanbauer - Pedal Steel, Lap Steel, Rhythm Guitar

Brad Hacker- Bass

Dave "Goose" Gussenbauer - Drums

Melly Frances - Background Vocals

Larry Hanson - Keys, Horns

Matthew Burgess - Percussion


"Down and Out"

Another single released in 2022, "Down and Out". Also recorded with Chris Wright at Violet Recording Studios in Boulder, Co. This song had current members of the band record on it as well as a few contributions from Bill McKay and Melly Frances.



Jay Silence - Lead Vocals

Dave "Goose" Gussenbauer - Drums

Tim Goldsmith - Bass

Scott Spanbauer - Pedal Steel Guitar, Rhythm Guitar

Tony Joe - Lead Guitar

Bill McKay - Organ

Melly Frances - Background Vocals


A song about standing for what you believe in.



Thank you to Kalene McCort, Features Reporter at Boulder, Colorado's own Daily Camera


Chris K's Colorado Playlist on 105.5 Colorado Sound.


The Grateful Web,

grateful web.png