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Composer + Producer


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Composer + Producer


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UPCOMING PROJECTS:

James Schamus' directorial debut Indignation produced by Anthony Bregman - Starring Logan Lerman and Sara Gadon. 

Jeremy Teicher's Tracktown from the 2014 Sundance Labs - Staring Alexi Pappas, Rachel Dratch and Andy Buckley. 

James Burns' feature documentary, Revolving Doors.

BIO:

Originally from Edmond, Oklahoma, Jay is a New York based composer and multi-instrumentalist.  A graduate of the Yale School of Music,  Jay has won two Charles Ives awards from the Academy of Arts and Letters as well as an ASCAP/SCI Student Composer Award.  He's been commissioned by Carnegie Hall's Ensemble ACJW and composed for films including James Schamus' That Film about Money as part of the Morgan Spurlock produced We the Economy.  His TV credits include Lie to Me (FOX), VH1's Crazy Sexy Cool: The TLC StoryThe Nine Lives of Chloe King (ABC Family) and orchestrations for Doctor Who (BBC) and his films have been featured at Tribeca, Montreal, London and Rotterdam Film Festivals.  Multiple 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, among others. 

 

 

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Film + TV


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Film + TV


SELECTED FILM + TV WORK

Upcoming projects include James Schamus' directorial debut IndignationJeremy 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.