ReeVay is the moniker of the multi-talented Marc Rivest. The Lower Mainland-based artist gracefully weaves the finest elements of folk, jazz and pop. His tender yet evocative voice poetically delivers his handwritten lyrics. His work is simultaneously soothing, powerful and transformative. It’s easy to get lost in the rich tapestry of sound he has generously created. He combines complex jazz arrangements with simple harmonic structures that are endlessly captivating. ReeVay is inspired by the likes of poetic juggernauts Cat Stevens and Leonard Cohen which is apparent in his material yet he brings something entirely fresh to the music table.
ReeVay is now a staple to the BC music scene. His perpetually evolving material has been recognized by impressive radio and publications across the province. ReeVay has been featured on Vancouver Co-Op Radio, CJSR, CJSF, Bonsai, The Hawk, Shady Pines Radio, and The River along with the Tinnitist and Sounds on the Couch. He is the recipient of a 2022 Fraser Valley Music Award for Jazz Artist of the year and was nominated for a 2022 Richmond Arts Award, with other nominations being announced soon.
ReeVay continues to perform and work on new innovative material. He releases his material one track at a time, with a release schedule continuing through 2023. These tracks showcase his diverse talent and grapes of the craft. Stay tuned for everything this truly gifted artist has to offer.