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As an A&R man, music publisher and songwriter, JAY LANDERS works in many genres of music – with traditional vocalists, classical-crossover artists, pop, rock, urban and country singers, classical, comedy, children’s music, Original Broadway Cast albums and Motion Picture Soundtracks.

To date, the projects he’s Executive Produced and A&R’d have sold in excess of 100 million copies in the U.S. alone. These recordings have garnered multiple Grammy awards (including 30 nominations in the Best Traditional Pop Album category), Emmy awards and several Oscar “Best Song” winners.  See list below for partial discography:

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER / A&R

BARBRA STREISAND (Executive Producer for 26 albums to date. Music Supervisor for DVD’s and live concert performances, including the #1 albums Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway, Partners, Love Is The Answer, Higher Ground and Back To Broadway.

JOSH GROBAN

NEIL DIAMOND

JOHNNY MATHIS

BETTE MIDLER

ANDREA BOCELLI

MARY J. BLIGE

ROD STEWART

FRANK SINATRA

JULIO IGLESIAS

CELINE DION

PEABO BRYSON

ANNIE LENNOX

HARRY CONNICK, JR.

BARRY MANILOW

DAVID FOSTER

CARLY SIMON

NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK

RASCAL FLATTS

JAMES TAYLOR

MADONNA

REGINA BELLE

MICHAEL McDONALD

BILLY JOEL

ART GARFUNKEL

BRYAN ADAMS

PATTI LaBELLE

ALISON KRAUSS

STING

KENNY LOGGINS

KIRK WHALUM

KENNY G

NANCY WILSON

CHRIS CORNELL

BONNIE RAITT

VINCE GILL

MICHAEL CRAWFORD

Il DIVO

N’SYNC

USHER

DOLLY PARTON

THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER

DONNA SUMMER

WYNONNA JUDD

LIZA MINNELLI

TONY BENNETT

WILLIE NELSON

BERNADETTE PETERS

JIMMY WEBB

KRIS KRISTOFFERSON

WARRANT

RAY DAVIES

LL COOL J

ZIGGY MARLEY

RAVI SHANKAR (w/ GEORGE HARRISON)

HILARY DUFF

MYLIE CYRUS

CHEETAH GIRLS

JESSE McCARTNEY

RITA WILSON

THE CANADIAN TENORS

BRENNA WHITAKER

GENEVIEVE BELLEMARE

BROADWAY CAST ALBUMS

A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON MY WAY TO THE FORUM (w/ Nathan Lane)

COMPANY (w/ Phil Ramone)

PASSION (w/ Phil Ramone)

CAROUSEL (w/ Audra McDonald)

THE ORCHESTRAL MISS SAIGON

Elton John/Tim Rice’s AIDA (w/ Chris Montan)

WEIRD ROMANCE (w/ Alan Menken)

FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE (w/ Richard Jay-Alexander)

THE GOODBYE GIRL (Marvin Hamlisch, w/ Martin Short & Bernadette Peters)

THE SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS (Marvin Hamlisch w/ John Lithgow)

SOUNDTRACKS 

BEAUTY & THE BEAST  (end-title w/ Chris Montan)

ALADDIN (“A Whole New World”)   (end-title w/ Chris Montan)

POCAHONTAS (“Colors Of The Wind”)  (end-title w/ Chris Montan)

LILO & STITCH   (end-title w/ Chris Montan)

CHICKEN LITTLE   (end-title w/ Chris Montan)

THE EMPEROR’S NEW GROOVE   (end-title w/ Chris Montan)

REMEMBER THE TITANS (w/ Kathy Nelson)

COOL RUNNINGS

THE PRINCESS DIARIES (w/ Mitchell Leib)

THE PRINCESS DIARIES 2 (w/ Mitchell Leib)

A CINDERELLA STORY

RAIN MAN (w/ Barry Levinson)

THE MUPPET’S TREASURE ISLAND (w/ Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil & Hans Zimmer)

ELLA ENCHANTED (end-title w/ Anne Hathaway & Jesse McCartney)

A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN (Penny Marshall w/ Madonna’s end-title song “This Used To Be My Playground”)

DEFENDING YOUR LIFE (w/ Michael Gore)

THUMBELINA (w/ Barry Manilow)

A VERY BRADY SEQUEL (w/ Steve Tyrell)

KIM POSSIBLE

THAT’S SO RAVEN

THE PROUD FAMILY

THE SANTA CLAUS 2 (end-title w/ Hilary Duff)

Francis Ford Coppola’s DRACULA (end-title w/ Annie Lennox)

THE GODFATHER III (end-title w/ Harry Connick, Jr.)

CADDYSHACK II (w/ Michael Dilbeck, Kenny Loggins)

CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS (w/ Lia Vollack  – end-title performed by Miranda Cosgrove)

GEPPETTO (end-title w/ Stephen Schwartz)

Nickelodeon’s SPECTACULAR (w/ Matthew Gerrard and Robbie Nevil)

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL (track “Get Your Head In The Game”)

THE ICE PRINCESS (w/ Mitchell Leib)

THE MUSIC MAN (starring Matthew Broderick & Kristin Chenoweth)

FAME  TV Series (3 albums w/ Maureen Crowe)

BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 (select cuts)

LIZZIE McGUIRE TV Soundtrack (w/ Elliot Lurie)

THE LIZZIE McGUIRE MOVIE (w/ Andre Recke)

THE CHEETAH GIRLS (w/ Debra Martin Chase)

HANNAH MONTANA

iCARLY  (w/ Maria Egan)

BIG TIME RUSH (w/Maria Egan)

THE PROMISE (w/ Christian Bale)

SONGWRITING 

MILEY CYRUS

BARBRA STREISAND

JESSE McCARTNEY

RAVEN-SYMONE

HILARY DUFF

MIRANDA COSGROVE

BIG TIME RUSH

KRISTIN CHENOWETH

BIANCA RYAN

BETTE MIDLER

THE CHEETAH GIRLS

JOHNNY MATHIS & GLADYS KNIGHT

DISNEY PRINCESSES

THE U.S. MILITARY WIVES

VICTORIA JUSTICE

CODY KAREY

RHYDIAN

THE BEU SISTERS

PIXAR CARS

FINDING NEMO OCEAN FAVORITES

LILIO & STITCH ISLAND’S FAVORITES

LA VIDA MICKEY

RUBEN STUDDARD

MUSIC PUBLISHING CREDITS include recordings by:

BON JOVI

BARBRA STREISAND

DIANA ROSS,

BETTE MIDLER

CELINE DION

JOSH GROBAN

MIRANDA COSGROVE

BIG TIME RUSH

JOHNNY MATHIS

SMOKEY ROBINSON

COCK ROBIN

RUBEN STUDDARD

IL VOLO

RUBEN STUDDARD

PUBLISHING COMPANIES

Halaron Music (ASCAP) Administered by Wixen Music Publishing, Inc.

Jay Landers Music (ASCAP) Administered by Wixen Music Publishing, Inc.

Nurk Twins Music (BMI) Administered by Wixen Music Publishing, Inc.

des Chalets Music (BMI) Administered by Warner/Chappell Music