John Yap


, First Complete Recording (Lincoln Center Edition)   Annie Get Your Gun
CDJAY2 1297

, Original London Cast   Days of Hope
CDJAY 1183

, All Star Cast   The Phantom of The Opera
CDJAY 1235

, Original London Cast   The Shakespeare Revue
CDJAY2 1354

, Original Cast   Stephen Brinberg is ... Simply Barbra
CDJAY 1329

, Original Off-Broadway Cast - The York Theatre   Summer of '42
CDJAY 1396

, Original Soundtrack   Lost Empires
CDTER 1119

, Original London Cast   Bashville
CDJAY 1390

  Overtures of Broadway
CDJAY3 1230

  On The Boulevard - Liliane Montevecchi
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John Yap started JAY/TER Records in 1980 with a 'live' recording of the revue Nashville, New York (Music by Kurt Weill and Vernon Duke, Lyrics by Ogden Nash) at The King's Head Theatre. London. Even though this was a Fringe production, it is quite clear that the quality of the works is inherent and important to TER/JAY's choice of recordings, a standard that has endured to this day. In over 35 years John has produced hundreds of recordings, including works by Stephen SondheimLeonard Bernstein, Lerner and Loewe, Kander and Ebb, Kurt WeillAndrew Lloyd Webber, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Cole PorterJerome Kern and virtually every significant Broadway and West End writers and composers. In addition to recording Original Broadway Cast, West End Cast, European Cast and Off-Broadway Cast albums, he has worked with and recorded productions by The Royal Opera House, The English National Opera, The D'Oyly Carte Opera, Scottish Opera, Opera North, The Royal Shakespeare CompanyChichester Festival Theatre and, in the USA, The Kennedy Center and The Lincoln Center Theatre. John has worked with and recorded many stars from the stage, opera, TV and movies. They include Liza MinnelliJudi DenchJim DaleGlenn CloseRichard HarrisThomas AllenValerie MastersonChita RiveraBob HoskinsChristopher LeeBrian May (of Queen), Cleo LaineAnthony NewleyBetty BuckleySarah Brightman, David Hyde PierceJohn BarrowmanMichael BallElisabeth WelchWillard WhitePatti LuPoneJohn HousemanDora BryanHonor BlackmanNatalia MakarovaJulia MigenesBrian CoxPat SuzukiRon RainesSian PhillipsElaine PaigeChristian Borle and Carol Channing, among many others. John/JAY Records have a strong and happy relationship with The York Theatre that started in 2002 and together have recorded over 17 Original Cast albums, including Closer Than Ever, The Musical of Musicals, Enter Laughing, Lucky Stiff, Summer of '42, Busker Alley (with Jim Dale and Glenn Close) and John is thrilled to add this recording of Rothschild & Sons to the expanding list. Some recent releases by JAY Records include the first Complete Recording of One Touch of Venus starring Melissa ErricoRon RainesBrent BarrettVictoria Clark and Judy Kaye, The Scottsboro Boys (both Off-Broadway and London Casts), Seven Brides For Seven Brothers (Regent Park's Theatre cast). John is current preparing the releases of the first Complete Recording of Sondheim's Anyone Can Whistle on 2CDs starring Maria FriedmanJohn BarrowmanJulia McKenzie and Arthur Laurents and the new John Kander and Greg Pierce musical The Landing with Original Off-Broadway Cast, Complete Recording on 2CDs.