Bios

Big Score Music composer & Songwriter Bios

Jerrold W. Lambert – President – Composer

Mr. Lambert founded Big Score Music in 2003 to launch the first complete music library for the Film, Television and Wireless industries. Lambert, a composer himself, is also a filmmaker and has worked inside the industry for twenty-five years as a producer, writer, production executive and controller. His first music library, Music Fantastic, supplied music to the entertainment industry in the late 80’s and early 90’s and was eventually purchased by Sound Ideas.

 

This time out, Lambert set out to create a digital production music library mastered at the highest sampling rates with the best composers and song writers in Hollywood supplying top-notch compositions capped with a unique marketing strategy. Big Score Music strives to be the panacea of traditional score music libraries. Lambert values the many friends he has made within the business and looks forward to building new relationships as Big Score Music continues to grow. Mr. Lambert’s film and music credits can be viewed by accessing the following links:

Harry Manfredini – Creative Affairs – Composer

Harry has scored over eighty films. His major feature credits include the highly successful FRIDAY THE 13TH series for Paramount Pictures and New Line Cinema; SWAMP THING for UA/Embassy; HOUSE, a breakaway hit for New World Pictures; and DEEP STAR SIX and ACES-IRON EAGLE III for Carolco Pictures. These films characterize his style as an action, suspense and thriller composer but Harry’s credits also include SPRING BREAK, a good-time rock and roll summertime success for Columbia Pictures; and MY BOYFRIEND’S BACK, a teen comedy for Touchstone Pictures. Harry’s dark, jazzy, dramatic scores have been heard in A GUN, A CAR, A BLOND and HIDDEN AGENDA. Harry’s score to WISHMASTER, helped make it the number one independent film of 1998, and he repeated in 1999 with his score to THE OMEGA CODE, the largest grossing independent for 1999. AMORE’ and FOLLOW YOUR HEART are examples of his lighthearted love story scores.

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Richard Band – Marketing – Composer

Richard has scored over 70 films including RE-ANIMATOR, PUPPET MASTER and GOULIES and recorded with world renowned orchestras such as the ROYAL PHILHARMONIC, the LONDON SYMPHONY and the ROME PHILHARMONIC. His many TV credits including multiple episodes of STARGATE SG-1, WALKER: TEXAS RANGER and Disney’s SING ME A STORY. Richard’s documentary scores include the award-winning series MOST DECORATED, BRUTE FORCE and WEAPONS OF WAR. He also contributed music to THE REAL WEST, CIVIL WAR JOURNALS and various BIOGRAPHIES. Amongst various television specials for which Band has composed music was the acclaimed final tribute to NBC’s, THE BILL COSBY SHOW. Richard’s music can also be heard on various amusement park rides including ALIEN-THE RIDE and in the interactive games, STAR TREK, WATERWORLD and CASPER. He was nominated for an emmy in 2007 for his episode of Masters of Horror for Showtime.

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Jonathan Grossman – Composer

Born in New York to a family of film/tv fanatics, Jonathan Grossman always had a love for entertainment. At 22, he graduated from Cornell University with a BA in music and moved to Los Angeles to become a rock star. In 1996, he met Laurie Gunning (now Grossman) and they formed the pop/folk outfit, DOGWOOD MOON. In the summer of 2000, he bagged his road warrior days for the late-night life of a modern film/tv composer. Since making the transition, Jonathan has met with great success. His first break came with the hit show JUDGING AMY, which included several of his original songs. Next came the opportunity so score the Emmy nominated CBS drama, JOAN OF ARCADIA. Most recently, Jonathan’s songs have been featured on ALL MY CHILDREN and his score can be heard in the hit TLC show, BIG MEDICINE.

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John Dickson – Composer

A Texas native, John discovered the piano at age two, began formal study at eight and soon began winning numerous awards and competitions in classical music. Upon graduating summa cum laude from Stephen F. Austin University he embarked upon a career as a French hornist and pianist but transitioned over time to composition and arranging. John has composed scores or contributed music to FIRST PRINCE, SINGULARITY, PAPER LILLY, COOL WORLD, TRIPLE X, ALIEN LOCKDOWN, LARVA, MAMOTH and most recently he is the composer of the hit TV shot, BURN NOTICE. John’s music has also been heard on OPRAH, DAYS OF OUR LIVES, ALL MY CHILDREN and GENERAL HOSPITAL. As an arranger/orchestrator he has provided music for Billy Joel, Barbra Streisand, Elton John and Alanis Morissette.

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Joey Carbone – Composer

Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Joey Carbone is a multi-award-winning music producer and composer working live performances, producing acts and scoring music for film and television. He has been to Japan over 100 times and has composed and produced over 1000 songs for top Japanese recording artists, tv themes, movies, and commercials. As the musical director and theme composer for 10 years on the long running TV show STAR SEARCH, Joey produced music for future super-stars BRITTANY SPEARS, CHRISTINA AGUILERA, DESTINY’S CHILD, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, LEANNE RIMES and ALANIS MORRISETTE among others. Joey’s other TV credits include IT’S GARY SHANDLING’S SHOW ( winning an ACE award for the theme), CHINA BEACH, IT’S SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO,THE NEW GONG SHOW, and KNOTS LANDING.

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Jamie Green – Song Writer & Composer

Jamie has won L.A. Music Awards for two of her indie releases: "Outstanding Independent Pop Album" award in 2000 for, MY CRIME, and "Adult Alternative Album of the Year" in 2003 for TRUCE. Two songs on this album also received honors from the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. Jamie forges her own brand of contemporary pop that is funky, folky, thoughtful, moody and soulful coupled with confessional lyrics that span the full range of human emotions. For the past four years, Jamie has received the ASCAP PLUS award which recognizes her as an active and promising young songwriter. Her songs have appeared in various network and cable TV Movies, on MTV and in several Billboard Top Ten Videos for Children, and have been heard on acoustic and indie format radio stations around the world.

Arlon Ober – Composer

Arlon Ober holds degrees in both film and music from Boston University, as well as additional schooling at Harvard University, the New England Conservatory, and the American Conservatoire in Fountainbleau, France where he studied with renowned composition expert Nadia Boulanger. His accomplishments include composing and music supervision for EATING ROUL (20th Century Fox), CRIME WAVE (Embassy Pictures), various episodes of CBS’ STORY BREAK, 85 episodes of ROBOTECH for Harmony Gold, ANIMALS OF AFRICA and two ACADEMY AWARD WINNING short films. He conducted the LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA for the film, IN THE SHADOW OF KILMANJARO and guest conducted for numerous film composers at the Burbank Studios. Although now deceased, his memory and music live on through Big Score Music.

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Alex Fouquet Composer

Starting his musical career performing as a live musician, Alex has toured as a bass player for major productions in Canada, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the USA, with a variety of artists and companies such as Cheval-Theatre a production by the co-founder of Cirque du Soleil . The group has been recognized as one of the world’s top live circus acts and Alex took part in over 450 performances in major US cities. Alex’s unique scores are currently used by clients such as BMW , MTV parental control, HP Computer, NFL Network, The Imploder on TLC, Les Grands Reportages at RDI-Radio Canada, and Belgiuma’s famous soap SPRING, from Studio100. Whether for a documentary, a movie, a video game, or even music library work, Alex’s passion for music and constant professionalism are always reflected in his compositions.

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Ron Jones – Composer

Ron has worked as a composer for over 35 years. The last 25, he has been dedicated to scoring to picture. Currently, he is scoring FAMILY GUY (nominated for an Emmy in 2008) and AMERICAN DAD for Fox. Ron got his start scoring many animation projects while working with Hoyt Curtin at HANNA-BARBERA and later working for Mike Post and Pete Carpenter on several prime time action series. His past credits include DUCK TALES, STAR TREK, TNG and numerous other network and syndicated series. His theme for the FAIRLY ODD PARENTS was awarded the BMI TV & Film award for being the most performed theme in broadcasting worldwide, 3 years running. Ron studied with Dick Grove and Lalo Schifrin. He has lectured and taught film scoring at several universities and colleges including USC. He lives in Burbank with his wife, Laree, and his son, Nathan.

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Brad Dutz – Composer

BRAD DUTZ, percussionist extraordinaire, began his musical career touring the country with Maynard Ferguson. After leaving Maynard, Dutz went on to record 10 CDs — MANATEES, NINE NEDS, KRIN, CAMELS, RAILROADS, GRILL, MAKING ICE, OBLITERATION QUARTET, MY BONGO, JOHN HOLMES-BRAD DUTZ DUOS. He has co-produced twelve other CDs and played as a sideman for 220 titles. Dutz can be heard on the TV shows KING OF THE HILL, FAMILY GUY, AMERICAN DAD, ENTERPRISE and FIREFLY. Some of the movies that Brad has played on are TRANSFORMERS, RUSH HOUR 3 , SYRIANA, HILDAGO, STAR TREK 5, OCEAN’S ELEVEN and TWELVE, and THE ANCHORMAN. Since becoming a part-time faculty member of Cal State Long Beach ten years ago Brad has finished three books, PRACTICING MUSIC ON HAND PERCUSSION, MANIPULATIONS IN TIME and DUOS, TRIOS AND QUARTETS FOR PERCUSSION .

Ory Chalk – Composer

Musician and painter, Ory Chalk composes original, captivating and personal cinematic music. Utilizing strong emotions and contrasts, as can be found in paintings with brilliant colors, Ory paints with musical notes. Her universe is a fascinating one where sensuality and emotions have an important place and lead one through a classical, sometimes modern architecture. When we first heard Ory’s music we knew she had a special talent. Long sensual melodic lines and deep rich harmonies combine in a very personal approach to the musical landscape. Her compositions are truly well grounded in the lineage of the great European film composers.

Bobby Douglas – Composer

Julliard trained film and television composer, Robert Douglas, received his first break composing for the nationally syndicated television show, INSIDE EDITION produced by KING WORLD PRODUCTIONS.  He also composed the King World logo.  Robert composed the scores to AMERICAN JOURNAL, FATAL BLADE, JOURNEYS TO REMEMBER, a special theme for the ROLONDA SHOW, the documentaries ANIMAL PEOPLE and BREAKING THE STIGMA.  Robert has also contributed to several Big Score Music projects including, CHRISTMAS ON CHESTNUT STREET, FBI: NEGOTIATOR, CAUGHT IN THE HEADLIGHTS and TORN APART.

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Evan Dease – Composer

Evan Dease is a producer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and arranger. Originally from Kansas City, Evan has a broad background in Jazz, R&B, Pop, Dance, Classical and Soul. Evan has been living in Southern California since 2008 working with various recording artists and is dedicated to creating timeless music.

G flow – Composer

Gor Mushegyan, also known as G flow due to the fact that other artists working with him thought he had a particular flow to his tracks, began his career in his early twenties creating movie sound tracks, trailers, and sound design. Currently he is working with some of the biggest names in the industry including SELFMADE, BIG EASTWOOD, and multi-platinum artists LIL ZANE and RAY J.

Dennis Jones – Composer

Dennis Jones is the founder and CEO of Big Den Records. His unique and seasoned producing skills have earned him a spot in the limelight with various artists. He is known for adding flavor to the mix by creating the pulsating tones, beats and lyrics that sell records. His specialty is Gospel and R&B and he performs in large venues to local churches.

Mark Niedwiedz – Composer

Mark is a UK composer and lyricist, previously signed to MCA, Universal and EMI Music, with songs recorded by artists such as ENNIO MORRICONE, KATHERINE JENKINS, LEANNE RIMES, GIORGIA FUMANTI, DULCE PONTES, RONAN KEATING, MADD DUSK. Classical Crossover and Jazz/Pop tracks are Mark’s writing specialty.