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Jerry Fielding - 62% match to Michael Small

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Jerry Goldsmith - 49% match to Michael Small

Genres: Classical Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 2000s
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Jerrald Goldsmith, 10 February 1929, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 21 July 2004, Beverly Hills, California, USA. A prolific composer for films and television, from the late 50s through to the new millennium. Besides studying music at the University of South Carolina (under Hungarian composer Miklos Rozsa), Goldsmith also took lessons in office practice and secured a job a Read more

Bernard Herrmann - 33% match to Michael Small

Genres: Classical Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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29 June 1911, New York, USA, d. 24 December 1975, Los Angeles, USA. One of the most highly regarded composers and arrangers of background music for films, from the early 40s through to the 70s. Herrmann studied at New York University and the Juilliard School of Music, before joining CBS broadcasting in 1933. While serving as a composer conductor for radio documentaries and d Read more

Pino Donaggio - 30% match to Michael Small

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Lalo Schifrin - 24% match to Michael Small

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Boris Schifrin, 21 June 1932, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Schifrin was taught classical piano from the age of six but later studied sociology and law at university. He won a scholarship to the Paris Conservatoire where he studied with Olivier Messiaen. In 1955 he represented Argentina in the Third International Jazz Festival in Paris. He met Dizzy Gillespie first in 1956 when t Read more

Elmer Bernstein - 20% match to Michael Small

Genres: Big Band & Swing Classical Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1950s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 April 1922, New York City, New York, USA, d. 18 August 2004, Ojai, California, USA. An important and prolific arranger/conductor and composer of over 200 film scores. Bernstein was hailed as a ‘musical genius’ in the classical field at the age of 12. Despite being a talented actor, dancer and painter, he devoted himself to becoming a concert pianist and toured na Read more

John Barry - 20% match to Michael Small

Genres: Classical Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Jonathan Barry Prendergast, 3 November 1933, York, England. Renowned as one of the leading composers of film soundtrack music, Barry began his career leading the John Barry Seven. This rousing instrumental unit enjoyed several notable UK hits between 1960 and 1962, the best known of which were ‘Hit And Miss’ and a version of the Ventures’ Walk Don’t Run&# Read more

Alex North - 13% match to Michael Small

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1960s
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Roy Budd - 12% match to Michael Small

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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14 March 1947, Mitcham, Surrey, England, d. 7 August 1993. A self-taught pianist, Budd appeared on television and in London’s theatreland when only 12 years old. In his teenage years he formed a trio that at one time included bass player Dave Holland, and was for a time house pianist at one of London’s leading jazz venues, the Bull’s Head at Barnes. He continu Read more

Basil Poledouris - 11% match to Michael Small

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Carlo Rustichelli - 11% match to Michael Small

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 2000s
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24 December 1916, Carpi, Modena, Italy, d. 13 November 2004, Rome, Italy. An astonishingly prolific composer, Rustichelli’s credits run to approximately 250 films, most of them in the 50s, 60s and 70s. Born into a musical family, he gained a diploma in piano at the conservatory in Bologna. He then studied composition at the Santa Cecilia Academy in Rome. He began workin Read more

Frank DeVol - 11% match to Michael Small

Genres: Easy Listening
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John Scott - 11% match to Michael Small

Genres: Classical Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1990s
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Patrick John Michael O’Hara Scott, 1 November 1930, Bristol, England. After being very active in the 60s pop scene, Scott has developed into a respected film music composer, now living in London and Hollywood. During his early career he acted as staff arranger with the Ted Heath band, playing saxophone, clarinet, harp and flute; for many years he was regarded as one of Read more

Krzysztof Komeda - 11% match to Michael Small

Genres: Jazz Soundtracks
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