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
A fun, fast paced orchestral piece great for warm holiday and comedic productions involving trains, railroads, adventure, etc. Written in the style of Danny Elfman, The Polar Express and Elf. Very animated, happy, comedic, and adventurous with a catchy and engaging melody. Instrumental, Cartoon, Orchestral Contemporary
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, Cartoon, Orchestral Contemporary
(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 & playful with orchestral and electronic sounds. Written in the style of Danny Elfman/Tim Burton films like Alice In Wonderland, Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, this track'll add pizzazz to ad campaigns, games or any action film that needs to grab attention quick and not let go! Instrumental, Cartoon, Orchestral Contemporary
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