Para Marisa – an orchestral work for film

In an earlier post I allude to a piece I wrote to submit to the Gil Family Estates Soundtrack Contest. I was holding off from sharing my composition until the contest played out and now that the 12 finalists are announced I can share my piece, I’m not a finalist; in fact I don’t knowContinue reading “Para Marisa – an orchestral work for film”

Reviving a Silent Treasure – A Gold Necklace

A Gold Necklace is a 10 minute short film from 1910 starring Mary Pickford who was at the time early in a career that would see her become a major silent film superstar and influential force for the future of the industry.

Using Digital Instruments and Samples: pros, cons, and morals

I love to use real instruments for recording, but let’s be honest, the convenience of midi digital instruments and samples wins out in many situations. I use Logic’s software instruments regularly. Starting in 2015 I was pleasantly surprised how good the vintage pianos and clavinets were and I started adding them as secondary instruments toContinue reading “Using Digital Instruments and Samples: pros, cons, and morals”

Demo Reel 1 Now Posted!

Music for film, television, and advertisement – 10 audio clips of a variety of styles, moods, and instrumentation are included in Demo Reel 1. The songs are action packed and trimmed into a six and a half minute file but it demonstrates the capability of JGT Music in a broad range of sounds and textures.Continue reading “Demo Reel 1 Now Posted!”