Jay Aymar is a Canadian singer-songwriter born and raised in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. He performed (often with his band ) over 120 shows per year at clubs, theatres and festivals primarily throughout Canada (occasionally throughout the United States and Europe).
As an acoustic guitar player and singer, he is known for his storytelling through music. His songs cover themes central to everyday life, love, spirituality and the human condition. An English literature graduate from Carleton University in Ottawa, his songs are influenced by classic literary themes. A 2010 Canadian Folk Music Award Emerging Artist nominee,
In 2008, Canadian musician Ian Tyson recorded Aymar's composition "My Cherry Coloured Rose"— for his album ‘From Yellowhead to Yellowstone and other Love Stories'. The album received high critical praise. (Tyson was nominated for a 2009 Canadian Folk Music Awards for Solo Artist of the Year).
"There is no quibble about raising Aymar to the higher rungs on the steep ladder of Canadian singer/songwriters, not just his contemporaries but of all time!" Penguin Eggs (Doug Swanson).