Jamie was born and raised in Summertown, TN. He started his musical journey at the age of 13 playing piano with local Southern Gospel groups. By the time he was 17, he was traveling full-time on the road. In 1992 he moved to the East Tennessee Smoky Mountains and has since performed in Dollywood, Country Tonite and other venues in Pigeon Forge, TN.
He owns a small music production company that has produced music for HGTV, The Miss America Organization, many popular live production shows, The Soul of Motown (Las Vegas), The Christmas Place, 6 Flags, Dollywood, Dolly’s Stampede, and Dolly Parton herself.
Over the years Jamie Graves has worked and performed with Dolly Parton, Don Knotts, Allison Krauss, Craig Morgan, Mark Wills, The Andy Griffith Show reunion with cast members Howard Morris, Betty Lynn, & George Lindsey.