New York native Tom Jemmott started playing guitar at the age of 10 after hearing the Beatles, and today he writes music for Film, TV, Trailers, and Video Games. His credits include ABC's prime-time game show "Downfall," Fox's "American Idol," and advertising spots for Disney's "Alice in Wonderland," Microsoft, and Honda. Tom has also scored many films including the teen comedy "All She Wishes" starring Calum Worthy (Disney's Austin & Ally) and the horror film "Bloody Homecoming," and he was nominated for Best Original Score at the Pan Pacific Film Festival for "Thirst."
Tom Jemmott’s “Nightmare” offers up whimsical charm for Halloween films, parodies, comedy chases, and adorable kids’ promos and movies – so we’re delighted to honor this NY Composer’s quirky Tim Burton-style track with our Editor’s Choice Award for October. Take a wild ride with Tom’s flying orchestral cue…
Tom Jemmott became the guitarist and musical director for top Jazz singer Belinda Womack and was voted Tampa Bay's Best Jazz Band in 1994. He also performed in concert with legendary cornetist Nat Adderly and was the opening act for many of America's top Jazz artists. Besides being an avid composer, Tom continues performing as a Jazz, Classical, Pop, and Rock guitarist. His influences range from Wes Montgomery, Pat Metheny and John Scofield, to the rock sounds of Jimi Hendrix, Keith Urban and the Beatles, and the film music of Danny Elfman, James Newton Howard and Hans Zimmer.
Tom's additional credits include:
Films - 3 Times a Charm, Bloody Homecoming, 1 Chance 2 Dance, 12 Dog Days Till Christmas, All She Wishes, Varsity Blood, Infected, Affliction, Thirst, The Bedford Devil, Shalom and Mr Egg.
TV - Fox's American Idol, A&E's The Squad: Prison Police, Bulletproof
Advertising - Sleepy's Mattress, ESPN, Sky Sports, Honda, Microsoft
Movie Trailers - Wolfhound, Redline, Stand Strong
Quirky fairy tale horror music with orchestral and electronic sounds, great for films projects and spooky video games. Female choir and ghostly voices simulate those swooping scary fairies in the woods! Written in the style of Danny Elfman, this track'll add creepy pizzazz to film/ad campaigns. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Action Moderate
(OCTOBER 2015) Take a flying ride on Tom Jemmott's exciting Elfman-style "Nightmare," our Editor's Choice Award for October. Our clients love Tom's soaring, thrilling cue for movie trailers, kids adverts, Halloween fun, and sneaky, quirky Horror parodies. Playful menace to grab your audience's attention!!!Up tempo, quirky and playful horror music with orchestral and electronic sounds, great for film projects and intense video games. Written in the style of Danny Elfman/Tim Burton films, this track will add pizzazz to ad campaigns or any action film that needs to grab attention quick and not let go! Instrumental, Horror, Halloween Whimsical
Up-tempo modern action 'trailer music' with a strong percussive edge and energetic orchestral movements. Featuring thunder-like drums, full orchestra and choir. Music you hear in Hollywood action movies like 'The Mummy', 'Bourne Ultimatum', Dark Knight' or epic adventures like 'Van Helsing', Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Big, loud modern orchestral track perfect for film trailers, action/chase scenes or video games. Dramatic and intense with a hard rock climax. Inspired by films like The Matrix and 300. Battle scenes, aircraft fights. Military. extreme sports, websites, corporate, media projects, games. Instrumental, Action, Thriller Electro-Orch
An up-tempo horror/thriller orchestral cue with fast strings, flutes and brass. Imagine a narrow escape from the crazed lunatic or supernatural monster. Dramatic ending. Final Destination, Friday the 13th, SAW. Great for chase scenes, games, trailers, film, media, website. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Haunting, dramatic, suspenseful cue with sudden twists and turns. Grand piano with full orchestra. Horror/thriller score written in the style of The Ring, Secret Window, The Sixth Sense, and What Lies Beneath. Tension building with tragic undertones. Instrumental, Horror, Contemporary Thriller
Time To Be Scared! Intense, Classic Horror Flick music, tense, frightening cue with scratchy strings, turbulent effects and more. In the style of Universal Horror films like The Wolfman and Danny Elfman scores. Great for your scary film project/Web/Trailer/Game. No hiding or running for your life! Instrumental, Horror, Classic Retro Thriller
Dark, scary atmosphere with powerful suspense. Creepy background track evoking terror/fear with building climaxes. Perfect for horror genre. In the style of 'Friday The 13th', 'Saw , 'Wrong Turn', 'The Hills Have Eyes', 'A Nightmare On Elm Street' and 'My Bloody Valentine. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Edgy