Jay Flippin


Jay Flippin
Jay Flippin, keyboardist, recently retired from Morehead State University after teaching keyboards, jazz studies, theory, and music history for 33 years. He is currently teaching part-time at both Marshall University and Morehead State.

Jay has performed, done clinics, and/or toured with dozens of artists, including Clark Terry, James Moody, Chris Potter, the Count Basie Orchestra, Bernadette Peters, Ray Charles, LeAnn Rimes, and Wilson Pickett.

Jay's compositions and arrangements include more than 2500 works for orchestra, chorus, band, jazz ensembles of every size and description, keyboards, solo instruments, voice and MIDI orchestra. He has written more than 300 jingles, scored more than 50 films and videos, and composed cues for several television series. In 2000, he won an EMMY for his score for the documentary Ashes to Glory, and in 2001 he was nominated for a Daytime EMMY for best original song.

Jay's recording credits include arranging, producing, and/or playing on more than 350 album/CD projects. He has five CD releases under his own name, including his most recent, The Jay Flippin Trio: By Request, released by Ballpark Records in November of 2004.

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