JIM LAEV is a Pianist, Conductor, Composer/Lyricist, Arranger and Vocal Coach. He was most recently the Associate Conductor and a Keyboard Player for A Chorus Line at the Hollywood Bowl. Broadway credits include Hugh Jackman - Back On Broadway, Cabaret, West Side Story, A Chorus Line, The Boy From Oz, La Cage Aux Folles, Jesus Christ Superstar, Les Misérables, Starlight Express. International credits include Hugh Jackman Live In Concert (Five-city Australian arena tour, Istanbul, Toronto), Cats (Paris), Fame (European tour).
As a composer and lyricist, his songs have been recorded for several editions of Broadway’s Greatest Gifts: Carols For A Cure, sung by artists such as Hugh Jackman, and the Broadway casts of The Boy From Oz, Gypsy and Cabaret. His work includes the Ace award-winning musical film, The Story of the Dancing Frog, starring Amanda Plummer (HBO). His choral piece Sunday Times debuted at Carnegie Hall sung by the New York City Gay Men’s Choir.