"Jay Soto represents a new generation of musicians and he's ready to make his mark. He's not only a guitarist but a songwriter, engineer and producer. It's nice to see someone with that much talent, energy and enthusiasm emerge on the scene, creating a fresh sound." -Jeff Lorber Award winning musician, singer and composer, Jay Soto draws upon a diverse background to form his unique style. Studying drums at age 5 and piano at age 7, Soto picked up his favorite instrument, guitar, at age 12. His early years were diverse with sound, ranging from Beethoven to Church hymns.