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SUMMARY
World-renowned music director, performer, producer and composer. Combined excellence in audio recording, engineering and producing with the abilities of a seasoned professional performer. Equally at home as an MD for a Broadway musical, on a concert stage, in the studio, or at the piano in a jazz club.
EXPERIENCE
1986-present Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine: Musical Director, Assistant Director, Producer, Composer & Keyboards
2014-2017 ON YOUR FEET Broadway Show: Associate Musical Director, Additional Orchestrations & Keyboards
2017-2019
ON YOUR FEET – U.S. National Tour: Musical Director, Conductor & Keyboards
2019 ON YOUR FEET – London UK: Musical Supervisor/Director, Conductor & Keyboards
HONORS & AWARDS

Grammy Award Winning Recording – Gloria Estefan – Mi Tierra (Producer)

Grammy Award Winning Recording – Jon Secada – Jon Secada (Producer)

Grammy Nomination Producer Of The Year 1989

American Music Award Best Pop Duo or Group 1989

Billboard #1 Hit Single recordings – “Anything For You”  “Don’t Wanna Lose You”  “Coming Out Of The Dark”

PLATINUM & GOLD ALBUMS

Gloria Estefan (Cuts Both Ways, Into The Light, Anything For You, Destiny, Greatest Hits, Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me)

Jon Secada (Jon Secada Album, Otra Dia Mas Sin Verte)

OTHER SELECTED PRODUCTIONS

Other Selected Productions – Madonna (“Evita” Soundtrack), Walt Disney Worldwide, Matt Bianco, Laura Branigan, Julio Iglesias, Dan Reed, 7CROSSING
(see www.clayostwald.com for complete discography and performance information)

EDUCATION PROFILE
University Of Miami, Miami, FL  BA – Studio Music & Jazz 1983
STUDIED WITH
Vince Lawrence Maggio (Jazz Piano)  Whit Sidener (Improvisation and Concert Jazz Band)  Ron Miller (Jazz Composition and Improvisation)  David Roitstein (Jazz Piano)