One ambition, your sound !

Our experience in the fields of music, as teachers or musicians, allows us to advise you, help you and support you in your musical projects by providing our knowledge in the manufacture of your mallets.

Emmanuel JAY – Manager

Emmanuel JAY followed his study at the Music Conservatory of Bourgoin-Jallieu, Lyon and Dijon.

Master military drummer, healso holds a DEM (Diploma in Musical studies) in percussions, a Military drum Excellence Award and he played in various formations : Dijon’s Air Forces Orchestra, quartet jazz and Latin music, bands of military drums, percussion trio...

Besides his job as a musician, he is a teacher of percussions and drums.He is also the author of a drums method, and of many pieces for percussion ensembles and military drums.

That was in 2009 that he succeeded to Pierre-François RESTA at the company’s management. Since then, the company has modernized, obtaining numerous awards by constantly seeking improved product quality. Emmanuel manages the manufacturing and creates mallets for the artists.

His experience is essential in his profession as manufacturer and designer of mallets, profession that he does practice with passion.

Emmanuel JAY RESTA-JAY Percussions


Cyril is working since 2009 with Emmanuel. Also graduated in percussion, he taught for over 20 years in various music schools and also made a career in the Air Force Orchestra of Dijon.

His experience as a musician and teacher is fundamental in the company. Alongside his mallets maker work, Cyril always teaches percussion and directs several formations, harmonies and percussion ensemble.

The team Resta-Jay

Audrey MAGNY

Audrey has been with the company since 2015. Her training and experience in different areas bring the company new skills. Her investment in the workshop quickly allowed her to master a large part of the mallets  manufacture.

Having followed training in "French companions", she was awarded a bronze medal as best apprentice in upholstery and created her own company before joining Resta-Jay team.

The team Resta-Jay


Laure is the latest arrival in the adventure in 2017. Ceramist, her artistic sensitivity and manual skills have allowed her to join the team with great ease.

Graduate in ceramics maker and holder of a National Diploma of Plastic Arts, Laure has brought, in addition to her smile, many skills acquired in her professional experiences.

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