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Jay McCarrol

Jay McCarrol is an accomplished Canadian musician, composer and actor based in Toronto, Ontario.  He studied Film Scoring at Berklee College of Music and shortly after became a Musical Director for The Second City Toronto.  He has written music for several feature films including The Kid Detective (2020), The Dirties (2013), and Operation Avalanche (2016).  Jay has scored commercials and musicals, and traveled as a touring musician sharing the stage with notable artists like Feist, The National, Hayden, Tom Cochrane and more.  He co-created and co-starred in Viceland series "Nirvanna the Band the Show", and also co-created and co-starred in Amazon Kids series "Matt & Bird Break Loose".  He's been nominated 5 times for a Canadian Screen Award as a writer and composer.

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  • Mar 11 2019

    10 – Musicians

    Lindsay chats with some very talented Canadian musicians on the rise. This episode is for anyone curious about how the music industry works and for anyone who has ever lip-synced with a hair brush in their bedroom. Guest include: Jay...
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