Miles Jay

composer, contrabassist

Miles Jay is a contrabassist, composer, producer, and music director, having performed in over two dozen countries at venues including Carnegie hall, the Emirates Palace, and ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars.” Jay was Music Director of the acclaimed ensemble The Nile Project from 2012 until 2015, and most recently of Stereognosis, merging world champion beatboxers with Middle Eastern musicians.  He is a Sundance Composers Fellow and has scored numerous feature documentaries including the Emmy nominated “Through a Lens Darkly, a history of black photographers.”  After living nearly ten years in Egypt, Lebanon, Syria and Greece, Jay is now based in Los Angeles.