Jay Lawrence has a diverse career as a performing artist, composer, arranger, clinician and adjudicator. His professional experience began at age 15 working with Liza Minelli, Sammy Davis Jr., Linda Ronstadt, Cher, Tom Jones, Dionne Warwick, Roy Clark, Ann-Margret, Gladys Knight, Lou Rawls, The Coasters and others. He has toured with Liberace, Chris LeDoux, The Osmond Brothers, James Moody and Enoch Train. Jay has many movie soundtrack, film trailer and television score credits. He has performed in concert with Brian Bromberg, Pete Christlieb, Cyrus Chestnut, Hank Jones, Phil Woods, Milt Jackson among others. He has recorded more than 80 albums, including recordings with Terrance Blanchard, Joey DeFrancesco, Mike Stern, Tom Garvin, Enoch Train, Q’d Up, and recently with The Jay Lawrence Trio. At BYU-Idaho, Jay performs with the Faculty Jazz Ensemble and teaches applied lessons.