From open mics to festival stages, C. Jay Conrod has made a name for himself as a dynamic performer on the live music scene of St. Louis. Conrod has opened for nationally known artists like India.Arie, Anthony David and Lalah Hathaway, performed as a featured vocalist with multi-instrumentalist Lamar Harris, and sung background for St. Louis acts such as Coco Soul, teresajenee, and Juanita Place.

Trained in vocal jazz and music technology at Webster University, his voice has been described as “massive” and “unwavering.”

In the studio, Conrod has collaborated with hip-hop artists like Rockwell Knuckles, iLLPHONICS, Thelonius Kryptonite, and Black Spade. He was featured on Lamar Harris’s “Live at the Bistro” CD/DVD and is currently working on various projects.