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A highly regarded writer and arranger of music for commercials. He co-founded Elias Associates in 1980; it later became Elias Arts. Elias is considered one of the world's most successful composers in the advertising field and helped usher electronic and rock music into advertising, bringing an end to the domination of the jingle and establishing an... See full bio »

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Vamp Music Department
Tuff Turf
Tuff Turf Music Department
Two Moon Junction
Two Moon Junction Music Department
The Son of No One
The Son of No One Music Department


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 2011 The Son of No One (score mixer) / (score producer)
 2009 Children of the Corn (TV Movie) (orchestrator)
 1998-2002 Celebrity Deathmatch (TV Series) (music by - 72 episodes)
- Rockstarmageddon (2002) ... (music by)
- Assamania I (2002) ... (music by)
- Fandemonium IV (2002) ... (music by)
- Mills' Memory Lane (2002) ... (music by)
- Death Comedy Jam, Part 2 (2002) ... (music by)
 1994 Leprechaun 2 (score producer)
 1989 Grave Secrets (music arranger) / (co-orchestrator)
 1989 Far from Home (music arranger) / (music producer)
 1989 Parents (music producer)
 1988 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- The Cutty Black Sow (1988) ... (composer: additional music)
 1988 Shakedown (music arranger) / (music realized by)
 1988 Two Moon Junction (music arranger) / (music producer) / (music realization)
 1986 Vamp (live orchestration) / (synthesist) / (synthesizer realization)
 1986 A Killing Affair (musician: synthesizer)
 1985 Jagged Edge (musician: synthesizer)
 1985 Tuff Turf (conductor) / (music arranger) / (musician: synthesizer realization)
 1984 Children of the Corn (orchestrator)
 1982 Still of the Night (composer: electronic music)
 1982 Murder by Phone (orchestrator)
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Composed and wrote the lyrics to the multi-lingual choral/symphonic recording, "The Prayer Cycle". He describes the work as "a choral symphony in nine movements". Contributing artists include Alanis Morissette, James Taylor, Salif Keita, Richard Bona, Yungchen Lhamo, Perry Farrell, The American Boychoir (featuring Devin ... See more »

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Attended Eastman School of Music at Rochester in 1974. See more »

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