Why hire Jay Derrell?
Stand up comedy at its best, funny stories,and views coming from a funny dude who is also a full time police officer. Have performed at Goodnights comedy club in Raleigh NC, Laugh Out Loud Comedy club in Clayton NC, and Dirty South Improv Comedy Theather in Chapel Hill NC. Nutt Street Comedy Club in Willmington NC, Back Bar Comedy Club in Chapel Hill NC, The Las Vegas Comedy Club in Las Vegas.
Jay Derrell stepped on stage 6 years ago after being told over the years that he was a real funny dude who could make anyone laugh. balancing being a stand up comedian and actor derrell is also a full time sworn police officer. derrell tells funny stories and his take on things he dealt with as a police officer. very funny and cleaver you can get enough of this funny over the top cop comic..Jay Derrell has opened for R &B Singer Eric Benet, Funk Master George Clinton & Parliment Funkadelic. Opened for National Headlining Comedians Dave Martin, Darryl 'DMillitant" Littleton. Has opened for the The King of Comedy DL Hughely himself.Comedian Jay Derrell honed his comedic talents while growing up in Clayton, North Carolina. As a child he often entertained his family and friends with his quick wit and storytelling ability.
Jay Derrell is an honorably discharged 10 year veteran of the US Army. During his tour of duty, he enjoyed traveling around the country and performing his routine to fellow soldiers. Currently Jay Derrell works as a police officer in Raleigh NC. With encouragement from Co-workers, family and friends, Jay Derrell began performing at open mic showcases in the Raleigh Durham area in 2006.
A conversation with Comedian Don “DC” Curry encouraged Jay Derrell to seriously pursue a career as a standup comedian and actor. Jay Derrell has become a comedic fixture along the Raleigh Durham comedy circuit. He often performs at Laugh out Loud Comedy Club in Clayton North Carolina, Goodnights Comedy Club in Raleigh North Carolina and Dirty South Improv Comedy Club in Chapel Hill North Carolina and Nutt Street Comedy Club Wilmington North Carolina. The Comedy Zone in Charlotte NC, Time Out Bar N Grill Durham NC, Jay Derrell also performed at The World Series of Comedy in Las Vegas NV. Additionally, he frequently performs at family reunions, social events and specialty shows.
influenced by the great Redd Foxx,Richard Pryor, Eddie Murphy, Bernie Mac, DL Hughley
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 15 - 60 minutes
Past Booked Dates:
04-27-2013 — The Joke Factory, High Point NC
04-13-2013 — The Long Branch Complex, Raleigh NC
04-06-2013 — Laugh for your Love Comedy Event, Durham NC
03-22-2013 — The CallBack Comedy Club, Troutville VA
03-21-2013 — The CallBack Comedy Club, Roanoke VA
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