Discover New Music is a music discovery service that gives you personalised recommendations based on the music you play.

Start your profile Close window

Jaik Willis


Everyone’s tags

More tags


Jaik Willis lives in Chicago. Jaik Willis is f*cking brilliant. “Jaik is a hardcore troubador somewhere inbetween Steve Earle and Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. He has wandered around the USA like a modern minstrel, surfing sofas, car camping, and paying dues to sing the blues. It is a high energy solo show featuring Jaik’s horn-like voice darting around a blistering broken-string approach to his acoustic flying V guitar, with original songs that are accessible, and message driven” - (Chicago Jams 2005)

A nationally touring performer based in the Chicago area, Jaik has shared bills with artists such as the Drovers, Leftover Salmon, Merl Saunders, Drop Q (Kris Meyers of Umphreys Mcgee, Kalyan Pathak of Fareed Haque Group), Digital Underground, Tea Leaf Green, Split Lip Rayfield, Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers, and Victor Wooten; and performed on stage with acoustic blues dynamo, Corey Harris. Jaiks 4-octave voice stretches out in vocal solos and scatting over his high-energy acoustic guitar work on original songs that are accessible and lyrically intriguing
His song Checks & Balances was featured on Neil Young’s website in 2006 & appears on the Windy City Records Winter 2006 compillation CD. He appears on the Mo Phunk Records 2005 compilation Re-Fuel Your Soul along with groups like Stroke 9 (top 10 hit Little Black Backpack) and Lucky Boys Confusion (Elektra records).

Top Albums

Listening Trend

376listeners all time
2,960scrobbles all time
Recent listeners trend:

Start scrobbling and track your listening history users scrobble the music they play in iTunes, Spotify, Rdio and over 200 other music players.

Create a profile


Leave a comment. Log in to or sign up.
  • wommuck

    I lurv me some Jaik Willis!

    18 Jun 2010 Reply
  • thetwelve13

    Saw him at Funk You this past weekend! Can't wait to catch him at SummerCamp!! Great stuff!!

    5 May 2010 Reply
  • BasaMan311

    Jaik is awesome!!! Big Sky is such an awesome song!! i love Montana! only 59 listeners :(

    2 Dec 2008 Reply
  • OnlySonShine

    Aw. I miss you Jaik Willis. You have the biggest heart. I'll see you soon.

    14 Oct 2008 Reply