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Composer + Producer


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Composer + Producer


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About:

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. 

 

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Film + TV


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Film + TV


SELECTED FILM + TV WORK

Upcoming films include James Schamus' directorial debut Indignation and Jeremy Teicher's Tracktown out of the Sundance Creative Producer Labs. 

 

WE LIVE THIS: Doc (Short)

DIRECTED BY: James BURNS

 

 

THAT FILM ABOUT MONEY: Part 1 and 2 (Short)

DIRected By: JAMES SCHAMUS 

AFTER LULU:NBC's Chiller TV (Short)

DIRECTED BY: ZAO WANG

TALL AS THE BAOBAB TREE (FEATURE NARRATIVE)

DIRECTED BY: JEREMY TEICHER

FAIR Chase: Documentary

DIRECTED BY: Emma Tammi

Lie To Me: Season 1 (TV Series)

Composer of Additional MusiC: Jay Wadley

 

Crazy Sexy Cool: The TLC Story (VH1) (Feature)

DIRected By: Charles Stone III

 

Between Zero and one  (Short)

DIRECTED BY: Travis Satten

 

 

New iPHones are Like New girlfriends (Short)

DIRECTED BY: Vince PEone for College Humor

 

HOVERBOARD LIGHTSABER PORTAL GUN FIGHT

(SHORT ANIMATION)

DIRECTED BY: JOSH RUBEN FOR COLLEGE HUMOR


Selected Audio Clips

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Concert Music


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Concert Music


 

ORIGNAL CONCERT MUSIC

     Jay received the 2011 Charles Ives Fellowship award and the 2007 Charles Ives Schollarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He Studied Music Composition at the Yale School of Music and at Oklahoma City University with Pulitzer Prize Winner Aaron Jay kernis, Martin Bresnick, Edward Knight and Ezra Laderman.  His orchestrations and arrangements for artists such as Rufus Wainwright, Mark Ronson and Calexico have been performed by the San Francisco Symphony, New York City Opera, The Royal Ballet and the Louisvill Symphony.  He's been commissioned by Carnegie Hall's ACJW, The Nouveau Classical Project and the Yale and Williams College Bands.

 

IF I Spoke, I'd Be ScreaminG for FUll ORchestra


Varying Density for Trumpet, Viola, Percussion and Electronics 

Performed by: Carnegie Hall's Ensemble ACJW

Live performance of Frontera/Trigger by Calexico with Orchestra

Orchestration by: Jay Wadley

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FLATT Magazine


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FLATT Magazine


 

FLATT MAGAZINE

     Jay is the music curator and live event music producer for Flatt Magazine in an effort to explore the convergence of musical genres. His feature articles include New Amsterdam Records, Empress of, Sugar Vendil, Oh Land, Lucius, Nico Muhly, And Morgan Kibby of M83 and White Sea. Live Performances have featured Raekwon, Q-tip, Samantha Ronson, DJ Elle Dee, DJ Timo Weiland, Wynter Gordon at private venues such as the National Arts Club and the Tribeca Grand. To read article samples visit www.flattmag.com  or purchase at Barnes and Noble or on Itunes.