Combined with his warm, passionate vocal tone likened to John Mayer & James Morrison, Jason is energetic versatile and a much sought-after talent whose soulful performances have captivated and moved both local and international audiences over the past 13 years.
A national finger style guitar champion and endorsee for Fender/Gretsch guitars, Line 6 electronics and Maton acoustic guitars, he has toured with such notable performers as international country superstar Adam Brand, The Voice’s Luke Kennedy and Naomi Price, and Australian Idol Finalist Paulini.
He recently won ‘The People’s Choice Award 2016’ and nominated as ‘Emerging Artist of the Year’ with the Gold Coast Music Awards, Jason’s other accolades include winning in 3 categories for the Australian Songwriter Awards, and taking home a QMusic Awards with Gold Coast local legends group, The Lamplights.
With an ever-growing repertoire of songs and wide variety of musical styles — from soul, rock, jazz and contemporary through to dance — Jason also offers a flexible range of line-up options — from solo through to five-piece with his exceptional band – Jason McGregor & The Smyths.
Priding himself on versatility and professionalism, Jason attentively caters to each individual need and guarantees every event will be unforgettable — be that an intimate wedding or full-scale corporate show.
Leading as one of Australia’s most sought-after talents, Jason is a very engaging performer whose acoustic guitar magic leaves audiences spellbound wherever he plays as Tommy Emmanuel himself enthuses. “I am very impressed with Jason as a player and a person,” says Tommy. “One of the great joys in music is hearing young players who can blow your socks off with technical skill, attitude and enthusiasm. One such guitarist is Jason McGregor.”