Thursday, February 20, 2014

Happy Birthday Jay Geils!





Born February 20th, 1946 in New York City NY!
John W. Geils, Jr.
More images of Mr. Geils:
Boston Legends 2011
The Mighty J. Geils Band

Geils is primarily known as a blues-rock and jazz guitarist. He was the lead guitarist and founder of the rock band The J. Geils Band. Geils has also recorded with several jazz musicians.

After the band dissolved, Geils founded KTR Motosports in Carlisle, Massachusetts, to service vintage sports cars. He sold the company in 1996 but still remains active with the company.

Since 1982, Geils has resided in Groton, Massachusetts. The town honored him by proclaiming J. Geils Day on December 1, 2009.