Jonathan Thomas (Jai) is a guitarist, composer and producer.
Jai was born in Tucson Arizona November 8, 1983. From birth to the present, he has been surrounded by music with his father being a successful local DJ. Thomas picked up his first guitar at the age of 13 and was determined to take his new found love to the limit. Not having the money for classes or a personal instructor, Jai began the task of teaching himself to master his guitar. His influences includes Ernie Isley, Eddie Hazel, Prince, Nile Rogers, Peter Frampton and Jimi Hendrix. Production influences include; Teddy Riley, Timbaland & Ryan Leslie.
Jai is a 2003 graduate of Full Sail University receiving his Associates of Science degree in Audio Engineering.
Thomas began to produce music for various artists in Tucson, along with playing guitar for numerous bands and events across the US.
Jai continues to follow his dream and passion…to play his guitar! He is currently playing guitar for Desert Sol Records recording artist, Lexa Raquel (writing three songs on her debut album, “All of Me”) also funk band “Cosmic Slop” and Hip Hop duo, “The Kennedy’s”.
Thomas has a relentless drive and determination that will keep him pursuing bigger and better opportunities…Because of his love for music!
If you ask him, he will simply say, “I Play Guitar”