Armsworthy, Jay (and Eastern Tradition)


  • From California, Maryland (south of Washington DC).
  • A guitarist and singer who began his career playing with Ernie Bradley and Grassy Ridge. Later formed his own band Eastern Tradition.
  • 1995, worked with David Davis and the The Warrior River Boys.
  • For seven years, he hosted a radio program called “Bluegrass on the Bay” on WMDM and WPTX in Lexington, Maryland. He  also has hosted a radio show on World Wide, WNNT (VA), and WWSM (PA).
  • 2005, released Making Memories album (no label).
  • 2011, released I Couldn’t Make It Without Him album (Blue Circle), produced by Greg Luck.
  • 2020, released My Best Friend album (Patuxent).