Once again I have ramped up my news skills to contribute to the sound of the Fox News Channel to create three new fresh station ID’s. This is not as small of a task as it might sound since the 3 pieces they called for were: Dramatic, Acoustic, and Orchestral. What does that mean . . . → Read More: 3.26.2012 – More ID’s created for FOX News Network
This is definitely the biggest story of 2012 for me and I am so excited to become the next scoring composer for the ground breaking kids show, ‘Dora The Explorer.’ The producer that I write all the songs for on the show knew that I had a history of scoring animations with shows like . . . → Read More: 3.9.2012 – I am added on the Dora The Explorer Score roster!!
I just completed 6 new tracks for Amusicom’s new releases due out soon. Three rockin’ and poppin’ tunes for ‘Radio Rock 2′ and another three for the ever popular ‘Urgent Grooves’ series on their upcoming 9th release. Once again, I employed my sense of ‘have fun while writing library music’ attitude to these tracks. After . . . → Read More: Finished yet another musical contribution to Amusicom!
For the past year I have been developing my own sampler instrument that works on the Native Instruments Kontakt platform. With some help from programmer Mario Krušelj (from Croatia) and graphics from Steve Howell (Hollowsun) I’ve created a crazy sound design based sampler instrument that will be available for sale this Spring. It’s called ZapZorn . . . → Read More: On The Verge of Releasing My First Kontakt Instrument!!
Fox News Network is freshening up their news music image for 2012 with a rebrand of the Fox News Channel and Fox News Radio. Working alongside FuzeArtz, I was tapped to compose several show themes for the Fox News Channel. Not a small task when you find out that there are 4 levels to the . . . → Read More: Themes & ID’s created for FOX News Network!
Dora The Explorer
Just got the call today to be part of Dora The Explorer’s Season 8! Like season 7, they wanted me to be part of the fist episode and write a soccer song (although the rest of the world would call it football). This song is a high energy cheer with a . . . → Read More: Season 8, Here I Come!!
I had a lot of fun doing this project for Amusicom called ‘Music To Shop By 3.’ Last time, for the 2nd release, I did a cross section of feel good tunes and a real quirky piece called ‘Poodles,’ but this time around I was in a techno-ish mood and employed the use of some . . . → Read More: Music To Shop By 3 – Techno Fun!
2011 has been a banner year for my song writing on Nickelodeon’s “Dora The Explorer”. In episode 713 of season 7, I had to write a song about a little mermaid who got lost and used to sing with her mama.
Latin pop star Thalia plays that little mermaids mama and sings on my song, “Canta . . . → Read More: Latin Pop Star Thalia Sing My Song “Canta Con Sus Amigos”
I am finishing my work on 6 themes for FOX News. With 15 years experience in writing news music for Gari Media Group I got the job, although at first, I didn’t know what who the job was for! I just knew that a major network wanted 6 new themes.
As the graphics came, I . . . → Read More: I’m Currently Writing 6 Themes for FOX News
Amusicom has just annonced its new releases and I have several tracks on the Global Drama and Rock Underscore cd’s. This is the 12th and 13th cd I have made my mark on for Amusicom. You can hear the tracks I did for these cd’s in the Media section of gabrielmusic.com. I . . . → Read More: Amusicom Releases 2 New CD’s featuring some of my music