Jay Chattaway

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Jay Chattaway is an Emmy award winning composer, having been nominated nine times for his work in television, particularly for the hit Star Trek series. He is also the producer of many Grammy award music projects, and has worked with artists as diverse as Carly Simon, Bob James, Maynard Ferguson, Gato Barbieri, David Byrne, The Talking Heads, The Fania All-Stars, Herb Alpert, and most recently The von Trapp Children.

In addition to his television work, Jay has composed the scores for over 30 feature films. Mr. Chattaway has served as Director of A&R for CBS records, has been the President of the Society of Composers and Lyricists and Governor of the Academy of Television of Arts and Sciences. He has both Bachelors and Masters degrees from West Virginia University, and post-graduate studies at The Eastman School of Music. In May 2019, he received an honorary doctorate degree from West Virginia University.

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