Jeremy Levy takes us on a trip around the solar system with his Grammy-nominated jazz reimagining of the Gustav Holst suite The Planets.
ABOUT JEREMY LEVY
Jeremy Levy is a Grammy-nominated Composer/Arranger/Orchestrator that has worked in nearly every medium in Los Angeles for over 10 years. He was recently recognized by the Recording Academy with a Grammy nomination for Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Capella for his track “Uranus: The Magician” off his album “The Planets: Reimagined,” a modern big band jazz reinterpretation of the famous classical suite by Gustav Holst. It was also included on the Chicago Tribune’s “Best Jazz Recordings of 2020.”
Levy’s most recent work as a composer can be found in Magic the Gathering: Throne of Eldraine, Star Wars: Battlefront I and II, and Star Wars: The Old Republic – Knights of the Fallen Empire. As an orchestrator, he has added his musical touch to a variety of film, television, and video games scores including The Queen’s Gambit – Netflix’s biggest scripted limited series in history – Disney’s Frozen 2, The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, and Ant-Man and the Wasp. As an arranger, he has written for the National Symphony Orchestra featuring Babyface and Common, The Metropole Orkest, the BBC Symphony Orchestra, as well as Lindsey Stirling, Katharine McPhee, and Matthew Morrison.
After receiving a Master’s Degree from the University of Miami in composition, Levy headed to Los Angeles to pursue his career. He currently leads the Jeremy Levy Jazz Orchestra and has co-led the Budman/Levy Orchestra since 2007. His first album, “From There to Here” was released on OA2 records in 2012, followed by “The Planets: Reimagined” in 2020.