Jae DealJazz Musician, Orchestrator, Director and Programmer
After moving to Los Angeles, Jazz musician Jae Deal began working with young pop artists such as Christina Milian, Marques Houston, and Omarion. Jae also performed with his childhood friend, Mario (entertainer) on Good Morning America. Deal continued to work as a live musician, orchestrator, director and programmer for several tours, and recording sessions. Projects included Elton John, Snoop Dogg & the Snoopadelics, Mary Mary, Karen Clark Sheard and Jill Scott. Other projects have included Christmas specials, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, performing alongside Wynton Marsalis in Darin Atwater’s Soulful Symphony debut and a year and a half stint as arranger with legendary song writer Diane Warren.
In 2008, Jae served as the orchestrator and Pro Tools programmer on Janet Jackson’s “Rock Witchu Tour”.
Deal is currently refining what he describes as a topological methodology for analyzing and composing music.
Jae Deal has worked with Queen Latifah, Elton John, Mary Mary, Snoop Dogg, Andraé Crouch, Diane Warren, Ne-Yo, Janet Jackson, Lady Gaga, Jill Scott, George Duke, Teddy Riley, Wynton Marsalis, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, T.D. Jakes, Kirk Franklin, Joe Jonas, Frank McComb, T-Pain, Jessica Simpson, Tyrese, Sy Smith, Tonéx, Kelly Rowland, Raheem DeVaughn, Mario (entertainer), Karen Clark Sheard, Patti LaBelle, Dru Hill, MC Lyte, Mike Jones (rapper), Kat Deluna, Marvin Winans, Vickie Winans, Omarion, Soulful Symphony, Faith Evans, Kim Burrell, Case (singer), Jagged Edge (band), Ginuwine & Avant.