Great composers/conductors/musicians/orchestrators who have worked with the master of blockbuster films Michael Bay.

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Harry Gregson-Williams
Composer, Shrek
Harry Gregson-Williams is a composer. He was the composer on all four installments of the blockbuster Shrek franchise; garnered a BAFTA nomination for the score for the first Shrek; and received Golden Globe and Grammy Award nominations for his score to Andrew Adamson's The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion...
Dr. Dre
Considered by many to be hip-hop's greatest producer, Dr. Dre (b. André Young, February 18, 1965) pioneered gangsta hip-hop and his own variation of the sound, dubbed G-Funk. His very early albums were violent but cautionary tales of the criminal mind, but Dre's records with NWA celebrated the hedonistic...
Sean Combs
Soundtrack, Training Day
Sean Diddy Combs, AKA Puff Daddy, is the definition of a mogul. Starting his career as the director of A&R at Uptown Records, he was integral in launching the careers of Mary J. Blige and Jodeci, and later started his own label, Bad Boy Records, which has fostered talent that includes Mariah Carey, Method Man...
Clay Duncan
Music Department, Iron Man
Diana King
Soundtrack, Bad Boys
Penka Kouneva
Music Department, Transformers
Film and game composer Penka Kouneva has been called "an artist of uncommon passion" and her music has received national press as "exquisite" (NPR), "music of deepest beauty", "fantastic" (Billboard). Penka is known for the iconic video games Prince of Persia and Transformers, the breakout features...
Alan Meyerson
Music Department, Gladiator
Michael Dilbeck
Music Department, Batman
Happy Walters
Music Department, The Big Lebowski
Christopher Ward
A multi-platinum producer, arranger and composer, Christopher Ward has worked on Oscar- and Grammy-awarded scores for some of the top talent in Hollywood. He has written or produced for over 55 films, 90 episodes of television, and numerous commercials for clients such as Coke, Sony, and Lexus. He is also an award-winning photographer, published in Vogue and National Geographic...
Ryeland Allison
Music Department, Iron Man
Lisbeth Scott
Music Department, Iron Man 2
Sandy DeCrescent
Music Department, Forrest Gump
Bob Badami
Music Department, Pearl Harbor
Dennis Dreith
Music Department, Misery
Dennis Dreith, an accomplished film composer, arranger, and conductor is also known in the motion picture industry as one of the hardest working advocates for musician's rights. Born in Burbank, California, Dreith showed a remarkable talent for music at an early age. He learned to play a variety of keyboard and reed instruments and while still in his teens...
Bruce Fowler
Music Department, The Dark Knight
Walt Fowler
Music Department, The Dark Knight
Don Harper
Music Department, Speed
Ladd McIntosh
Music Department, Gladiator
Kathy Nelson
Music Department, Pulp Fiction
Marc Streitenfeld
Music Department, Gladiator
Bob Daspit
Music Department, Antz
Gordon Goodwin
Music Department, Armageddon
A well rewarded Composer, arranger, keyboardist and woodwind player, Goodwin has built a larger-than-life reputation throughout the music industry for his composing, arranging and playing skills. Ray Charles, Christina Aguilera, Johnny Mathis, Alejandro Fernandez, Patti Austin, Toni Braxton, John Williams...
Steve Kempster
Music Department, National Treasure
Hugh Marsh
Music Department, Unstoppable
Bobbi Page
Music Department, The Lion King
Bill Conn
Music Department, Shrek
Will Kaplan
Music Department, Guardians of the Galaxy
Born and raised in Highland Park, Illinois. Graduate of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Worked as a jingle writer and producer of TV commercials in Chicago between 1980-88. (Interesting fact: wrote Oprah Winfrey's first jingle, "Everybody Loves Oprah"). Came to Los Angeles in 1988...
Klaus Badelt
Music Department, Gladiator
Klaus Badelt has written music for over 25 major Hollywood films. He composed the acclaimed score for 2003's top-grossing movie Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. His composer credits include: Werner Herzog's Invincible, K-19: The Widowmaker, The Recruit, Ned Kelly, Basic, The In-Laws, Catwoman, and the upcoming, animated feature Curious George (currently in production)...
Gavin Greenaway
Music Department, The Hunger Games
James S. Levine
Composer, Glee
Heitor Pereira
Heitor Teixeira Pereira was born in Brazil and has worked for Brazilian jazz musicians such as Ivan Lins and Lani Hall. In July 1988 he joined Simply Red as a guitarist and stayed with the band until 1996. During that time he shortened his name to Heitor TP. In 1994 he released a solo album called "Heitor" with the help of some of the other Simply Red musicians...
James Shearman
James Shearman is an British conductor, orchestrator and composer. He is recognised as a film score conductor and orchestrator who has contributed to over 70 film scores, from the critically acclaimed 'Manchester By The Sea', 'Shakespeare in Love' and 'Gosford Park', to blockbusters such as Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast'...
Fiachra Trench
Music Department, Die Hard
Geoff Zanelli
Emmy Award-winning composer Geoff Zanelli is a standout in the film and television scoring industry, garnering accolades and recognition for his diverse musical voice. Zanelli has composed for directors such as Gore Verbinski and Ridley Scott; writer/directors David Koepp, Peter Hedges and David Duchovny; producers Jerry Bruckheimer...
Martin Tillman
Music Department, The Dark Knight Rises
Swiss composer and world renowned cellist has established himself in the motion picture and recording world as one of the most sought after talents of experimental acoustic and electric cello. He has created a revolutionary sound of his own by extending the traditional boundaries of the cello. Since his arrival in the USA in 1988...
Toby Chu
Music Department, Man on Fire
Trevor Morris
2 Time EMMY Award winning composer Trevor Morris is a dual Citizen of Canada and Great Britain, living and working in Los Angeles. Trevor composes music for Feature Film, Television and Video Games. He is most recognized for his Television work on "The Tudors", "The Borgias" and "Vikings". As well as such feature films as "London Has Fallen"...
Elizabeth Finch
Music Department, The Dark Knight
Scott Hosfeld
Music Department, Inside Out
Acclaimed Conductor and Music Director of the award-winning Malibu Coast Chamber Orchestra (MCCO), and the Director and Conductor of the Malibu Coast Silent Film Orchestra, Scott Hosfeld is a favorite among his professional colleagues and students. Hosfeld has been principal conductor of the Icicle Creek Chamber Orchestra...
Blake Neely
Composer, Arrow
Lorne Balfe
Music Department, Inception
James Seymour Brett
Music Department, AVP: Alien vs. Predator
James Seymour Brett has scored projects in all genres and media. His style ranges from the large, upscale orchestral grandeur of Batman Live, Walking With Dinosaurs & Planet 51, to smaller, more intimate works such as L'Histoire De Nos Petites Morts, Outpost, and The Life And Death Of Peter Sellers...
George Doering
Music Department, The Help
Brad Dutz
Music Department, Transformers
Michael Fisher
Music Department, Transformers
Danny Greco
Music Department, Transformers
Ken Kugler
Music Department, Blade
Jai Meghan
Music Department, Transformers
Peter Rotter
Music Department, Avatar
Nico Abondolo
Music Department, 12 Years a Slave
Pedro Eustache
Music Department, John Carter
Jay Flood
Music Department, Transformers
Kevin Kaska
Music Department, The Dark Knight
Suzie Katayama
Music Department, WALL·E
Andrew Kawczynski
Music Department, Inception
Matthew Margeson
Music Department, Wreck-It Ralph
Stephen Hilton
Music Department, Quantum of Solace
Ed Neumeister
Music Department, The Dark Knight Rises
A longtime fixture on the New York, SF Bay Area, European and Los Angeles jazz and classical music scenes, Neumeister has been composing and leading his own groups since 1978. As a composer Neumeister has received commissions from all over the world including: The Metropol Orkest (Netherlands), Hamburg Radio Big Band (Germany)...
Maria Newman
Music Department, Spider-Man
Recognized and Commended by the United States Congress, Maria Newman is an award-winning composer, violinist, violist and pianist. As an Annenberg Foundation Composition Fellow, a long-standing multiple Mary Pickford Foundation Composition Fellow, and violin soloist/featured composer in such diverse venues as the United States Capitol Building in Washington D.C....
Alex Gibson
Music Department, The Dark Knight
Mark Mancina
Music Department, Criminal Minds
Known for his wide-ranging talents, Mark Mancina's film scores traverse almost every genre: drama, action, comedy, suspense, and period epic. His dark, edgy music for the Oscar-winning Training Day, is a benchmark score that expanded the boundaries of scoring street-wise drama, and is widely used as a temp track...
Trevor Rabin
Composer, The Guardian
Trevor Rabin was born in South Africa in 1954. He began playing guitar at the age of 12 after having had piano lessons since he was a toddler. In 1972 he formed the band Rabbit becoming the most successful rock act ever to emerge from South Africa. Rabin left Rabbit to pursue a solo career in London and released three solo albums...
Nick Glennie-Smith
Music Department, The Lion King
Hans Zimmer
German-born composer Hans Zimmer is recognized as one of Hollywood's most innovative musical talents. He featured in the music video for The Buggles' single "Video Killed the Radio Star", which became a worldwide hit and helped usher in a new era of global entertainment as the first music video to be aired on MTV (August 1, 1981)...