Valentine & The Ticklers - Classic Rock

Mark Valentine

Mark Valentine began playing professionally in 1972. He began producing concerts the following year. Valentine has done shows with Robert Cray, Gretchen Wilson, Billy Ray Cyrus, Eddie Money, The Little River Band, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Nick Lowe, The Byrds, Jackyl, Nigel Dupree and many others. Mark Valentine is as engaging and talented as a front man can be. On guitar, lead vocals and harmonies, he puts his heart and soul into every show. He has performed over 9,000 times in his career.

Jay EuDaly

Jay EuDaly began playing in bands at school functions, coffee houses and nightclubs in and around the Kansas City area in 1969.

In 1977 Jay enrolled in the Conservatory of Music at the University of Missouri at Kansas City. His degree program was Guitar Performance. He studied classical guitar for three years with well-known classical guitarist and Christopher Parkening protégé, Douglas Niedt. In 1979 Jay began studying privately with John Elliott, a legend among Kansas City jazz musicians. 

He studied with John for seven years, up to February of '86.

He began accumulating recording equipment in the early '70s and since 1991 there have been 5 releases, 4 recordings of original music and one of jazz standards on his own record label, Music Room Records.

Jay’s music has been featured in several documentary films, as well as in many other broadcast applications.

Valentine & The Ticklers

Jay EuDaly, Mark Valentine and Phil Brenner