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Music and Storytelling: Scoring Music to Picture | Wayne Jones

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School of Jazz Performance Space
5th Floor, Arnhold Hall 55 W. 13th Street
Admission Free, first come, first seated

With the rise of television streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon, we are living through a new golden age for T.V. If you're interested in composing for television, join us for this special program featuring noted television and film composer Wayne Jones.

In his presentation, Jones will provide a short history of the integration of music and media, from Silent film through Television and Streaming, along with a detailed description of how music is used to help support and augment the narrative of a TV show or film and demonstrate Jones' creative and technical process, all with examples from his work.

[Please note: absolutely no photography or video recording is allowed at this presentation]

Wayne Jones is a television composer, song writer and multi-instrumentalist who is best known for his underscore and songs for television shows like White Collar and Graceland and songs for The Flash, House M.D., Parenthood, and The Mentalist. He also composed the theme music for Season 3 of White Collar.

As a composer for The YouTube Audio Library, Wayne has written dozens of original tracks in styles ranging from Cinematic to Pop, Ambient to Hip Hop.

His songs for film include additional music for That Thing You Do, Tuesdays with Morrie and the Barbra Streisand-Seth Rogen film: The Guilt Trip.

He is also known for his work as a songwriter, instrumentalist and producer of numerous albums for Lifescapes Music and RedTulip Music. His works for advertising include music for The NFL, Chrysler, Playtex, Campbells Soup, Pfizer, Lever 2000, Wendys and the 2008 Obama presidential campaign.

Wayne has received numerous television performance awards from SESAC for his underscore compositions for White Collar and Graceland as well as awards for songs in House, M.D. and Parenthood.