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Stuart Balcomb

Composer Stuart Balcomb works for film and TV in Los Angeles. Before moving to LA he taught composition and arranging at Berklee College of Music from 1974-78; he has written arrangements for Woody Herman, Cher, Donald O'Connor, Andy Williams, Magician David Avadon, Gary Burton and the Buffalo Philharmonic, and composed for Batman: The Animated ... See full bio »
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 2014 Tango Changes Everything (Short)
 2009 Mythic Journeys (Documentary)
 2008 Brian O'Brian (TV Series) (20 episodes)
- Horsing (2008)
- Synchro Swim (2008)
- Fishing (2008)
- Mouse (2008)
- Dancing (2008)
 2007 1000 Journals (Documentary)
 2007 Mr. President (Short)
 2007 Channels (Video short)
 2007 The Ore (Video short)
 2006 The Black Door (Short)
 1992 Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Almost Got 'im (1992)
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Other Works:

"Never Sing Before Breakfast" - with the Quintet of the Americas. Works by Stuart Balcomb and others. Newport Classic - 1991 See more »

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Alternate Names:

Stu Balcomb

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I like the hands-on feel of developing percussive grooves as opposed to generating everything in a sequencer. That way, the end result has a more realistic energy which will ultimately enhance the final score in a way that no machine can ever hope to.


From 1984 to June 2006 he was the supervisor of the Universal Studios Music Library (Hollywood), working on over 500 films. He oversaw a staff of music copyists who transcribe the individual instrumental parts from scores for Film and Television scoring sessions.

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