Artist Bio

Jason Michael Webb

(Bio as of November 2023)

JASON MICHAEL WEBB (Music Supervisor) is an award-winning director, composer, lyricist, musical director, producer and arranger. Awards/Accolades: Special Tony Award Recipient (Choir Boy, 2019), 2x Drama Desk Winner (Choir Boy, 2019; MJ the Musical, 2022), 2x Tony Award Nominee (The Rose Tattoo, 2020; MJ the Musical, 2022), 2x Stellar Award Nominee, Dove Award winner (Declare Your Name, 2011). Music Director: MJ: The Musical (2021) (also co-Orchestrator/Arranger), The Color Purple (Tony- Emmy- and Grammy- winning Broadway revival, 2016), six-time Grammy Award-winning Brooklyn Tabernacle (2005-2013). Director: The Last Five Years (2021 film of the Jason Robert Brown musical), lauded by the The New York Times as “inspiring”, “robust”, and “impressively freed by its physical and creative limitations.” Executive Music Producer: Respect (2021 MGM film about the life of Aretha Franklin, starring Jennifer Hudson) with pop music icons Stephen Bray and Harvey Mason, Jr. Composer/Arranger: “The Ms. Pat Show” (BET+, 2021-); Kenny Leon’s Hamlet (Shakespeare in the Park, The Public Theater/PBS, 2023), Kenny Leon’s Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare in the Park, The Public Theater/PBS, 2019), “Empire” (Fox), “Juanita” (Netflix), “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”, featured at the 2013 inauguration of President Barack Obama. Various: Vocalist for national jingle for Smile Direct Club (2021), Associate Production Music Supervisor for The Greatest Showman (20th Century Fox, 2017); Associate Musical Director of Broadway shows including Berry Gordy’s Motown: The Musical, Alan Menken’s Leap of Faith and Jeanine Tesori’s Violet (also Additional Arrangements).