Jay is a NYC based pianist, producer, composer & educator. He holds a performance certificate from Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London, a Master of Music from the University of Miami in jazz studies and a Bachelor of Music from SUNY at Fredonia in music education. Jay has toured and performed internationally with grammy award winning artist Nigel Kennedy and composter/flutist David Heath. He has worked with Bette Midler, Glenn Close, Leslie Gore, Idina Menzel, Duncan Sheik, Rumer Willis, producer Angelo DiPippo. Bianchi has 2 critically acclaimed trio CDs released on ilovestress records: Jay is Cool featuring John Patitucci on bass, and 11211.  Jay has been the musical coach for the past two seasons of "Mozart in the Jungle".  He has been on the faculty at The New School for 25 years and as an educator has helped develop the piano class curriculum for  The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music.