Michaels, Jay


Instruments Played
Other Bowed String, Harp, Guitar

Current Performance Ensembles
The Harper and The Minstrel

Personal Summary / Bio

Jay Michaels is a talented and well respected performer of Harp Music. He plays the Traditional Gaelic Wire-Strung Harp (Cláirseach), the Wire-Strung Gothic Harp and the Folk Harp. He also plays Classical Guitar and Bowed Dulcimer. Jay specializes in Music from the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque eras, and Celtic Airs and Ballads.  He has also arranged modern Music for the Harp by artist such as The Beatles, Led Zeppelin and Sting. Jay Michaels currently performs as a Soloist, and with his wife Abby as the duo The Harper and The Minstrel. They have performed in many of parts of the country.

Jay's Harp Music has appeared on several Television programs including the NBC's "Parenthood" & Parks And Recreation, Fox's "Lie To Me" and the HBO Series "Hung".

His fluid style and passionate playing have earned him praise from both audiences and fellow musicians alike. Jay most recent CD is a collection of Instrumetnal Renaissance and Baroque Music called: TO THINE OWN HARP BE TRUE. In 2011 he released his New Age Harp album OPENING THE HARP CHAKRA.



Professional Performer or Semi-Pro Performer, Ensemble

My Music

TitleComposerPerformer/EnsembleUpload DateLengthPlayDownload
Fortune My FoeAnonymous England 16th CenturyJay MichaelsMay 9 20121:21

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United States
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