Jayson Norris combines his love of singer-songwriters, indigenous music and all things rock, together with tones, harmonies and melodies that naturally come from his cultural and musical heritage of New Zealand. Creating his distinct sound of acoustic, roots-rock.
He has released two full-length albums independently. A BASKET FULL… in 2006 and FREEDOM TO LIVE in 2010 which was later signed to Loop Recordings and changed to FREEDOM 28 in February 2011 for New Zealand and Australia. Freedom 28 hit the New Zealand top 40 album charts debuting at #25 and #2 on the New Zealand Independent Charts.
His EP - SAVE MY SOUL released in December 2015, Engineered and produced by Tiki Taane. Save My Soul captures Jayson’s live sound whilst retaining his roots and delivering a current edge. The first single from the EP, also named Save My Soul features Tiki Taane and Cocoa Jackson Lane.
Jayson's newest EP, ERODED was released in October 2016. Engineered and Co-produced by Paul Matthews of I AM GIANT. These new recordings are a combination of constant live performing, clever songwriting and new inspiration from working with peers and professionals over the past 20 years.