Songwriter/composer/arranger Jay Gruska is a multiple hit songwriter and a 3 time Emmy nominated and GENIE (Canadian OSCAR) award nominated film/TV composer.
Jay has written songs for a variety of artists that have sold over 10 million records, that include, Chicago, Bette Midler, Michael Jackson, Patti LaBelle, Amy Grant and many others. He has garnered 11 ASCAP awards for either most performed songs of the year or for score for one hour dramas, and has had songs on most Billboard charts including #1s and Top 10s on POP-#2, Adult Contemporary-#1, Country-#1 and Dance-#1.
As a film composer, he has scored many Movies of the Week for all the major networks, as well as composing the themes and underscores for over 500 episodes of numerous TV series including: thirtysomething, Lois & Clark The New Adventures of Superman, Charmed, Better Things and he just finished 15 seasons of Supernatural.
Being Earnest is his third Musical theater collaboration, but only because Paul Gordon forced him to.