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Mark Isham


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Mark Isham is an electronic music innovator, jazz artist and prolific film composer - earning him accolades including Grammy and Emmy awards, and Oscar and Golden Globe nominations.
He traverses the musical landscape with unique performances and imaginative scores. As a musician, his trumpet sound is described as cool, avant-garde, sexy, haunting – even achingly beautiful.
Throughout his illustrious career, Isham has collaborated with many of the most respected names in film – Robert Redford, Tom Cruise, Brian De Palma, Frank Darabont, John Ridley, Jodi Foster, Robert Altman, Gavin O’Connor, Sydney Lumet, and Brian Helgeland. His signature sound is heard on albums of music icons including Van Morrison, Bruce Springsteen, Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett, Ziggy Marley, Joni Mitchell, and The Rolling Stones. Isham has written with legendary singers Sting, Pat Monahan (Train) and Wil.I.Am., electronic talents including Moby and BT and alternative voices such as Caroline Polachek and rapper Sage Francis. He has performed and recorded with jazz legends Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Bobby McFerrin, Horace Silver, Charles Lloyd and Stanley Clark.
Isham’s inimitable musical voice is evident in his memorable scores for award-winning features including the Oscar-winning Crash and A River Runs Through It, along with Golden Globe winning Bobby, and Nell. For The Black Dahlia, Isham was awarded “Best Score” by the International Film Music Critics Association.<br>


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