Jun Miyake started his career as a Jazz trumpeter, graduating Berklee College of Music. As he came back to Tokyo, he became an influential artist, as well as a successful composer, who had put out 16 solo albums, composed for films, documentaries, advertisement, theatre pieces, and served as a producer for numerous artists. He also won many awards including Cannes Advertisement Film Festival, the Digital Media Grands Prix, after working on over 3,000 TV commercials.
A Wim Wenders’ film "pina", which Miyake contributed core music for, has been awarded as "best documentary film" by European Film Award 2011, Nominated for Academy award 2012 as "best documentary film" and BAFTA 2012 as "best foreign language film".
In recent years, his film compositions include “The Translators”, “Norman- The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer”, “An Artist of the Floating World”, and “No Longer Human”.
Miyake has closely worked with Pina Bausch, Wim Wenders, Robert Wilson, Oliver Stone, Jean-Paul Goude, Philippe Decoufle, Joseph Cedar, etc. as well as collaborations with artists such as Hal Willner, Arto Lindsay, Peter Scherer, Arthur H, Vinicius Cantuaria, Bulgarian Voices, David Byrne, Grace Jones, Gavin Friday, Ron Carter, Michael Brecker, and many others.
With his ability to blend the most seemingly disparate element of music, he has achieved much respect throughout the world.