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Jay Case was born and raised in Sault Ste Marie and has been writing, performing and recording music for over 20 years, covering several genres of music. He has toured North America and parts of Europe with several bands including The Wild Turkeys, Big Wheel and the Spokes, Frank Deresti and the Lake Effect, and Bigsuit.

Jay was awarded Best Vocal Performance for his song Helpless from his album Spin with the band Big Wheel and the Spokes at the 2010 Northern Ontario Music and Film Awards. Last fall, Jay released his album “Foundation” on Tidal Records. This new collection of songs captures and embraces moments of Jay’s personal journey, drawing from childhood days to present and reflecting on different places and different moments throughout his life journey.

For more information, or streaming the album online visit You can also follow Jay on Instagram @musicjaycase or on Facebook at Jay Case Music.    

Frank Deresti is a versatile and adventurous musician with an extensive list of performing and recording credits to his name. He maintains an active schedule as a performer, bandleader, collaborator, sideman, session musician, composer, and teacher.

His current songwriting project, Frank Deresti and the Lake Effect, continues to break new ground within the singer-songwriter genre. Armed with a diverse collection of instruments and influences, the band combines engaging and thought-provoking lyric writing with thoughtful and well-crafted arrangements. You will hear elements of folk, jazz, pop, country, soul, and more all wrapped into an impressive and distinct package.

For more information, you can reach Frank at or