JAY WEIGEL IS A DISTINGUISHED COMPOSER, PRODUCER, CONDUCTOR, ARRANGER, ORCHESTRATOR AND CONTRACTOR FOR FILM, TELEVISION, MUSIC RECORDINGS AND CONCERTS.
His recent scores, soundtrack recordings and orchestrations can be heard in over 50 films including:
Our Brand Is Crisis
The Lucky One
The Other Woman
The Best of Me
Independent and Documentary Films;
Camp Cool Kids
Caged No More
Bullet to the Head
I Love You Phillip Morris
John Kennedy Toole: the omega point
The Rational Middle
Seven Tyler Perry films.
His concert works has been commissioned by;
The Kennedy Center
The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra
St. Louis Cathedral
The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
The University of Southern Mississippi Symphony
The Acadiana Symphony
Sculptor Lin Emery
From 1985 to 1991 Jay was Lecturer of Composition and Orchestration at Xavier University. Jay currently teaches film scoring at Loyola University. He helped organize the Louisiana Composers Guild and served as the co-chairman of the Louisiana Music Commission from 1998-2004. Most recently, Jay served on the Bring New Orleans Back Subcommittee on Culture, then Lt. Governor Mitch Landrieu’s Louisiana Rebirth Advisory Board, Board President of the Louisiana Cultural Foundation, and currently serves on the Board of Govenors of the Memphis Chapter of the Recording Academy. Jay was instrumental in helping craft Louisiana’s Sound Recording Tax Credit program.
Jay owns two music companies, Floating City Music, Inc and Carondelet Music Group, LLC.
Jay on IMDB: www.imdb.com/name/nm1020698/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1