Americana music has a new up and coming songwriter whose sound is so fresh critics can't decide whether he's folk, rock-n-roll, or country. The new album,Broken Furniture, produced by Robert Earl Keen's producer Rich Brotherton, is making waves on national radio stations. Clermont St. Is Jayson's first recording, showing the beauty and purity of a voice and a guitar. Recorded and mixed in five hours, this CD stands as a testament to great songwriting presented in a raw, earnest manner. 'Dallas-based singer-songwriter Jayson Bales, a folk-rocker with a penchant for writing feel-good songs laced with thought-provoking lyrics.' The Dallas Morning News 'His writing sets him apart from fellow Texas musicians.' The Amarillo Globe News 'Jayson is a cross between the Counting Crows and Robert Earl Keen.' Singer-Songwriter Michael Jarrett 'Bales proves he has a strong knack for weaving stories and poems into perfectly assemble songs that paint pictures so vivid, the memories will last forever.' Texastroubadours.com Winner of the Woody Guthrie/OSCA Songwriter's Award BW Stevenson Songwriting Award Semi-Finalist.