James Lavino. Composer.

News

series for Showtime

I’m currently at work on a five-part documentary series for Showtime. The series (as yet untitled) will be released in 2019. More details soon…

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a new album

I’m recording an album.   Should be out in August.   It will consist mostly of piano music.   More soon…  

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‘We Live Today’

Late last year I was commissioned to write a choral piece for the Philadelphia Boys Choir and Chorale in celebration of their 50th anniversary. The piece that resulted, “We Live Today”, will have its first performance at the Kimmel Center

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‘This Boy’

I wrote a tenor-and-bass vocal arrangement of the Beatles song “This Boy“.

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‘Light’

Earlier this summer I was commissioned to write a choral piece for the Ramsey Singers, a UK-based group of singers, in celebration of their 30th anniversary as a choir. The piece that resulted, “Light”, was premiered on August 20th at

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‘Diana and I’

I will be scoring the BBC drama ‘Diana and I‘, which is being directed by Peter Cattaneo.   You can read about the film in this article from The Guardian.   The film will premiere in August 2017.   Additional

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‘In Reality’ web series

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’

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’

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’

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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