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John Beal (II)


John Beal is a film and television composer and conductor, who is most well-known not only for his work on numerous hit television shows, but as the industry's leading composer of original scores for theatrical motion picture trailers for over thirty years. Beal specialized in actual scoring for trailers, rather than creating library music which ... See full bio »

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 2006 Sweet Deadly Dreams (music supervisor)
 2000 Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire (TV Movie) (composer: songs "Pick Em Up" "Rolling Motion")
 1999 Miracle on the 17th Green (TV Movie) (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1991 Doublecrossed (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
 1990 It (TV Mini-Series) (music supervisor - uncredited)
 1989 Life Goes On (TV Series) (composer: additional music)
 1989 Love You to Death (composer: additional source music)
 1988 Addicted to His Love (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
 1988 Shattered Innocence (TV Movie) (music supervisor - uncredited) / (orchestrator)
 1986 Killer Party (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 1984 Terror in the Aisles (Documentary) (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 1984 Velvet (TV Movie) (composer: additional music) / (orchestrator)
 1984 Under the Volcano (composer: additional source music - uncredited)
 1984 The Stone Boy (composer: additional source music - uncredited)
 1983 Lone Star Bar & Grill (music supervisor)
 1983 Shooting Stars (TV Movie) (composer: additional music) / (orchestrator)
 1982 Money on the Side (TV Movie) (music supervisor) / (orchestrator)
 1982 Matt Houston (TV Series) (orchestrator)
 1982 Cassie & Co. (TV Series) (composer: additional music) / (orchestrator)
 1981 Roar (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1981 The Other Victim (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
 1981 The Funhouse (conductor - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1980 The Man with Bogart's Face (composer: additional score) / (music supervisor) / (orchestrator)
 1980 Defiance (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator)
 1980 The Toni Tennille Show (TV Series) (musical director - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1980) ... (musical director)
 1979 A Shining Season (TV Movie) (music supervisor - uncredited)
 1979 The Death of Ocean View Park (TV Movie) (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1979 Skatetown, U.S.A. (composer: additional music)
 1979 Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (TV Movie) (music supervisor) / (orchestrator)
 1979 The MacKenzies of Paradise Cove (TV Series) (orchestrator - 2 episodes)
- Last of the Red Hot Luaus (1979) ... (orchestrator)
- Bridget's Romance (1979) ... (orchestrator)
 1979 The Captain & Tennille Songbook (TV Special) (musical director)
 1979 $weepstake$ (TV Series) (orchestrator - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... (orchestrator)
 1979 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series) (composer: additional music) / (orchestrator)
  Legends of the Superheroes (TV Series) (composer - 2 episodes, 1979) (orchestrator - 2 episodes, 1979)
- The Roast (1979) ... (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
- The Challenge (1979) ... (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1978 The All-New Popeye Hour (TV Series) (composer: additional music) / (orchestrator)
 1978 Challenge of the SuperFriends (TV Series) (composer: additional music) / (orchestrator)
 1978 Zero to Sixty (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 1977 Black Market Baby (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
 1976 A Special Olivia Newton-John (TV Special) (orchestrator)
 1975 Lou Rawls: Soul on Ice! (TV Movie) (orchestrator)
 1971 The Grand Opening of Walt Disney World (TV Movie documentary) (conductor)
 1971 Make Your Own Kind of Music! (TV Series) (music arranger)
 1970 Ed Sullivan's Armed Forces Tour (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1970 Swing Out, Sweet Land (TV Movie) (conductor)
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Alternate Names:

John-Everett Beal
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He is also known as one of the busiest trailer music composers in Hollywood with over 2,000 trailers and television campaigns for major films. He received the 1998 Gold Score Award for best compilation album from SCORELOGUE, and the International Film Music Critics Jury awarded him second place to Jerry Goldsmith's "The Omen" compilation. Reader's Choice chose "Heart of the Ocean", on which John ... See more »

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