Originally from Edmond Oklahoma, Jay is a Brooklyn based composer of film, TV and concert Music. His original compositions have won two Charles Ives awards from the Academy of Arts and Letters as well as an ASCAP/SCI Student Composer Award. Since receiving a Masters in Music Composition from the Yale School of Music, he's been commissioned by Carnegie Hall's Ensemble ACJW, composed for films including James Schamus's That Film about Money as part of the Morgan Spurlock produced We the Economy. His TV credits include VH1's Crazy Sexy Cool: The TLC Story, Lie to Me(FOX), The Nine Lives of Chloe King (ABC Family) and orchestrations for Doctor Who (BBC). His films have been in competition at festivals including Tribeca, Montreal, London and Rotterdam and in the Spring of 2015 he will be scoring Jeremy Teicher's new film Tracktown from the 2014 Sundance Labs. His arrangements for Rufus Wainwright, Mark Ronson and Calexico have been performed by The San Francisco Symphony, New York City Opera, The Royal Ballet and the Louisville Symphony Orchestra.