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
Mid-Tempo modern jazz/blues track with electric guitar and tenor sax playing the angular head. A swingin/shuffle feel, a different turnaround and great solos make this contemporary jazz tune shine. Use for source music, underscore or commercial. Instrumental, Blues, Modern Electric Blues
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