Posts Tagged ‘Jayne Sachs’

Jayne Sachs is the quintessential singer-songwriter. She is deeply rooted in her history. She is emotionally vulnerable, sincere, and relevant to her audience. She is also talented and in touch with both her voice and her instrument. Because of these qualities, she has been a part of and influenced the Dayton music scene and beyond for many years. While she started as a singer-songwriter performing solo on local stages and continues to perform solo, she is often backed by an amazingly talented group of musicians in Steve Van Etten, Scott Shiverdecker, and Kelly Morelock.


featured banner mar-14 copyThe focus over here at Music Connection Dayton has moved away from featuring one, vote-selected band/artist each month and towards featuring specific genres.  For the rest of 2014, I’ll be featuring a new genre(s) each month and several area artists who I think deserve your attention.   This month, I’m featuring local Singer-Songwriters, and I’ll be releasing spotlights this week on three very talented individuals:   Jayne Sachs, Paige Beller, and Will Cook!

Singer-Songwriters are the Life Blood of the Scene.   From the bards of olden days and rings of musicians around a campfire to raw and soul-baring performances in a dimly lit bar, singer-songwriters have long been the standard-bearers for storytelling and truth in music, and nowhere is this truer than in and around Dayton, OH.   This area is filled with amazing singer-songwriters, each telling a unique story about our history and their history, sharing life experiences, and looking to connect the past and the future with the here and now.  (more…)