Tony Blondal, is a film and tv orchestrator and conductor, and record arranger. He began his musical profession playing live (electric guitar) and carrying out studio recording periods (electric guitar, mandolin, banjo, balalaika, charango and different musical instruments). He also pursued his various other interests, that have been composing orchestral and music group arrangements for performers, and big music group writing and organizing. Through this early function he met several TV composers who had been busy and required you to definitely help orchestrate and duplicate their music for every week recording periods. That experience resulted in other possibilities and began him on a fresh route, and he shortly transitioned to film orchestration. Even today he still functions in film mainly, but also sometimes in tv and video gaming.
Analyzed music theory, jazz performance, organizing and film composition at Traditional western Washington University as well as the popular Dick Grove College of Music. Also analyzed privately with Jack port Smalley and David Angel amongst others.
Has orchestrated a lot more than 100 feature movies, as well simply because several Television series and video gaming. He is many known for his many collaborations with Rolfe Kent, but in addition has caused Ramin Djawadi, Elliot Goldenthal, Henry Pryce Jackman, Garry Schyman, Jeff Cardoni, Andrew Gross, Christopher Youthful, Craig Armstrong, Andrea Morricone among others.As an arranger, he spent some time working with documenting artists such as for example Peabo Bryson, Sheena Easton, Jeffrey Osborne, Melissa Manchester and Natalie Cole. He do arrangements for several artists over the Shades of Xmas Tour, the Elvis Lives Tour, and did graphs for The Tonight Present, Pat Sajack Present as well as the Arsenio Hall Present. He was also area of the Music Movie director’s Emmy award earning group for the 2007 Television Special MOVIES Rock and roll. Organizing for Usher for his Singin' IN THE TORRENTIAL RAIN tribute, furthermore to composing extra music.He also contributes regularly towards the trailer libraries of Immediate Music, Killer Monitors and Firstcom/General.Has been highlighted in Film Rating Regular (FSM Online) Newspaper.