James Lavino. Composer.

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‘In Reality’ web series IR

I’m currently scoring a six-part web series called ‘In Reality‘. Ann Lupo wrote, directs and stars in the project, which is executive-produced by Sarah Jessica Parker’s Pretty Matches Productions.

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‘One Last Thing’ wp

I’m currently scoring a feature film called ‘One Last Thing‘. Tim Rouhana wrote and is directing the project, which stars Wendell Pierce, Joanne Froggatt, and Jurnee Smollett-Bell.

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‘Birds’ birds

I’ve written an arrangement of Neil Young’s song “Birds” for unaccompanied chorus (TTBB). It’ll be premiered at the SILVER AGES‘ annual hootenanny on January 23rd in Philadelphia (with special guest Sondre Lerche).   You can see the arrangement and hear

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Todd Solondz’s ‘Wiener-Dog’ gerwig

I’ve been working on music for Todd Solondz’s new film, ‘Wiener-Dog‘.   The film stars Greta Gerwig, Danny DeVito, Julie Delpy, and Ellen Burstyn.

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‘Unlocking the Cage’ UTC

I’m currently scoring ‘Unlocking the Cage‘, the latest documentary film from directors Chris Hegedus and D.A. Pennebaker.   The film is a co-production from HBO and the BBC.   Additional info can be found on the project page.

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Camille Thoman’s ‘You Were Never Here’

I will be scoring Camille Thoman’s film ‘You Were Never Here’.   The film stars Mireille Enos, Sam Shepard, and Goran Visnjic. There’s an article from Variety about it.   You can find out more on the film’s project page.

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‘Sex and Broadcasting’ score nearly complete

I have been working on the score for Tim K. Smith’s documentary about the iconic/legendary radio station WFMU. The score is nearly complete. I’ll be posting some of the music here over the next few weeks.

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Music for ‘Almost in Love’ Almost in Love

Writer-Director Sam Neave and I got together earlier this week and made some music for Sam’s new film Almost in Love. You can hear excerpts on the project’s page.

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Commission for Merton College choir ben_nicholas

I have been commissioned write a piece for the choir of Merton College, Oxford (Benjamin Nicholas, Director of Music).   The piece will be a three-minute, unaccompanied setting of an excerpt from Psalm 119. It will be given its first

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first music for ‘Freeform or Death’ freeform or death

Last week we recorded a little music for the trailer for Tim K. Smith’s upcoming Freeform or Death, a documentary about the iconic radio station WFMU.   You can hear a bit of it over on my Soundcloud page.

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