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
Big, epic orchestral track a la Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean. Great for action/sports/NFL/ESPN/battle scenes/aircraft fights. Military,war,extreme sports,websites,corporate,media projects,games. Instrumental, Action, Theme Pirates
Up-tempo modern action cue with a strong percussive edge and energetic orchestral movements. Featuring thunder-like drums, choir, full orchestra and evil laugh FX. Great for halloween-like productions or epic adventures like 'Van Helsing'. Background track available without evil laugh FX. Instrumental, Dangerous, Dangerous Music
Big, loud modern orchestral track perfect for film trailers or action/chase scenes. Dramatic and intense thriller music in the style of The Matrix, ,Dark Knight,300, etc. Instrumental, Dangerous, Dangerous Music
Edgy and slightly menacing Big Beat/Hip-Hop Track. Relentless strings, electric guitar and edgy synth effects. Great tension music and underscore. Perfect for creating contemporary commercials, Promos, Film & TV. Instrumental, Dangerous, Edgy Music
Big, fun, dramatic and quirky sci-fi/action with full modern orchestra and electronic sounds. Written in the style of Danny Elfman/Tim Burton films, this track'll add pizzazz to ad campaigns, games or action films that need to grab attention and not let go! Mars bombs earth! Aliens marching! Instrumental, Action, Action Adventure Pending
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
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, Dangerous, Dark Music
Great Tension and Build Up music. The eve of battle and preparing for war. In the style of Batman Begins and Dark Knight with a touch of Hans Zimmer, this track is perfect for Dramatic Underscore, Video Games, Movie Trailers, Reality TV. A Tense and Mysterious build up to a Final climax! Instrumental, Dangerous, Edgy Music
Great Tension and Build Up music. The eve of battle and preparing for war. In the style of Batman Begins and Dark Knight with a touch of Hans Zimmer, this track is perfect for Dramatic Underscore, Video Games, Movie Trailers, Reality TV. A Tense and Mysterious build up to a Final climax! Instrumental, Soundalikes, Dark Knight
Big, up-tempo, epic orchestral track ala Lord of the Rings, Gladiator and 300. Great for action, sports, NFL, ESPN, battle scenes. Dramatic, intense with heavy drums, percussion, and choir make this track perfect for film trailers and video games. Instrumental, Action, Intense Orchestral
A modern action/adventure score with rock, orchestra and synth elements in the style of Bourne Idenity, National Treasure, The Matrix and Hans Zimmer scores. Building with intensity and a big climax, this track is perfect for trailers, games and a wide variety of FILM/TV applications. Instrumental, Dangerous, Dangerous Music
Great Tension and Build Up music. The eve of battle and preparing for war. In the style of Batman Begins and Dark Knight with a touch of Hans Zimmer, this track is perfect for Dramatic Underscore, Video Games, Movie Trailers, Reality TV. A Tense and Mysterious build up to a Final climax! Instrumental, Dangerous, Dark Music
This dramatic underscore is perfect for suspense/thriller/horror scenes of any kind. Uses modern orchestra with rock elements to create the perfect mood. The score is layered with many different sections of the orchestra working with and against each other. Hunt down those blood-suckers! Instrumental, Dangerous, Edgy Music
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