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There can’t be many composers who’ve been heard on both ClassicFM and KissFM, but with his unique brand of Classical Fusion, RICHARD ANTHONY JAY is one such composer.

Album tracks have been played on radio stations around the world. UK airplay includes BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 3, BBC 6 Music and he’s been interviewed on-air by Classic FM and Echoes (US Public Radio). Magazine features include MUSO, Future Music and International Piano.

Over the past 10 years his music has been used in hundreds of TV shows worldwide including NCIS and BBC’s Top Gear. As a recording artist he has worked with Grammy-winner Davy Spillane and members of The Hallé Orchestra. His debut album “This Is What I Live For” was released in 2009 by Burning Petals Records and his second album, “Imperfect Beauty” which fuses his contemporary classical style with drums, guitars and synths was released in July 2011.

Richard splits his time between London & Somerset, where he has his own studio.

Richard is represented by George Christopoulos at OTICONS (Film Music Composer Agency)

Quotes
“Richard Anthony Jay, in a Washington Subway, to great ambient effect”
Verity Sharp, Late Junction, BBC Radio 3

“Richard Anthony Jay is hard to pin down, in musical terms. His music is a mix of classical chillout, modern classical and ambient chamber”
Bob Jones, Arts Daily, ClassicFM

“Love the tracks !”
Justin Wilkes, The Rehab, KissFM

“Classical … but with popular appeal”
Frank and Amy, BBC Radio Wales

“Very pleasing and assured music”
Jamie MacDougall, Classics Unwrapped, BBC Radio Scotland

“Now that’s how you play a Piano !’”
Paul O’Grady, BBC Radio 2

“Richard Anthony Jay is a modern composer, shaped by the contemporary sounds you’d expect from someone born in 1972. But there is also a sense of old-world elegance and majesty to his work”
John Diliberto, Echoes

“Contemporary, intricate and haunting … features an impressive roll-call of guest musicians”
MUSO magazine, June/July 09 issue

“Jay’s classical fusion is precise and impressively composed”
The Skinny magazine, July 11 issue

“I’m reminded of folks like Yann Tiersen, Michael Nyman and Max Richter. It’s making me weep all over the huge pie I’m eating. Actually that’s not strictly true (it’s only a small pie….)”
Norman Records

Highlights
TV
NCIS (CBS Paramount)
Top Gear (BBC)
Obese: A Year To Save My Life (Sky)
Thin Ice (Phil McIntyre Ent./BBC2)
Tocyn (S4C)
It’s Me or The Dog (Ricochet/Ch4)
Andy Richter Controls The Universe (Paramount TV/FOX TV)
Titanic: A Tale of Two Journeys (History Channel)
Formula 1 2004 (FIA/ITV)
The City Gardener (TwoFour/Ch4)
Richard And Judy (Cactus TV/Ch4)

Brands
Honda (Japan)
Nintendo (Europe)
Fiat (Italy)
Royal Mail (UK)

Publishing
EMI Production Music
Burning Petals Music

Records
Signed to Universal Records Japan (1999-2000)
Signed to Burning Petals Records (2008-present)