Jay Weigel – Score Composer
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Jay Weigel is a distinguished composer, producer, conductor, arranger, orchestrator, and contractor for film, television, recordings, and concerts. Based in New Orleans, he has worked in the film and television industry for over 30 years. His recent scores and soundtrack recordings can be heard in the Warner Brothers films including, The Campaign, Green Lantern, Grudge Match, Get Hard, and Midnight Special; over seven of Tyler Perry’s films and TV series Too Close To Home, including For Colored Girls, Meet the Browns, Madea Witness Protection, and Madea Goes to Jail; HBO’s Little Britain; I Love You Phillip Morris, Bullet to the Head; and numerous documentaries and independent films.
He has worked as an orchestrator, conductor, contractor and/or score preparer for composers such as George S. Clinton, Christopher Young, David Wingo, Jon Swihart, Christopher Lennertz and Terence Blanchard. As an arranger and orchestrator, he has worked with REM, Chris Thomas King, Judith Owen, and several projects with Hal Willner. Weigel just finished producing a CD of music by Paul Sanchez. His concert work has been commissioned by numerous symphonies around the world, including the National Symphony Orchestra, the Kennedy Center, Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, St. Louis Cathedral, University of Southern Mississippi Symphony, New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, and the Acadiana Symphony.