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For nearly forty years, John Scott has established himself as one of the finest composers working in films today, having collaborated with foremost producers and directors worldwide, including Richard Donner, Mark Damon, Hugh Hudson, Norman Jewison, Irvin Kershner, Daniel Petrie, Roger Spottiswoode and Charlton Heston, among others. He has been an... See full bio »

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 2004-2006 Rosemary & Thyme (TV Series) (composer - 4 episodes)
- Enter Two Gardeners (2006) ... (composer: incidental music)
- The Gooseberry Bush (2006) ... (composer: incidental music)
- Racquet Espanol (2006) ... (composer: incidental music)
- The Invisible Worm (2004) ... (composer: incidental music)
 2002 Time of the Wolf (conductor)
 1999 Shergar (conductor)
 1997 Walking Thunder (conductor)
 1997/I 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (TV Movie) (conductor: The Philharmonia Orchestra)
 1996 The North Star (conductor)
 1993 Der Fall Lucona (conductor)
 1990 Lionheart (conductor)
 1987 Man on Fire (conductor)
 1967-1987 The World About Us (TV Series documentary) (composer - 320 episodes)
- The Tea and Sugar: A Story of the Nullarbor (1987) ... (composer: theme music)
- Volunteers (1986) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Musk Connection (1986) ... (composer: theme music)
- Outback Bash (1986) ... (composer: theme music)
- On the Rails, Off the Rails (1986) ... (composer: theme music)
 1986 The Whistle Blower (conductor)
 1985 The Shooting Party (conductor)
 1985 $50,000 a Minute (TV Movie) (theme)
 1970-1983 Nationwide (TV Series documentary) (composer - 25 episodes)
- Episode dated 7 August 1983 (1983) ... (composer: theme music "The Good Word" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 24 May 1983 (1983) ... (composer: theme music "The Good Word" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 17 March 1983 (1983) ... (composer: theme music "The Good Word" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 13 September 1982 (1982) ... (composer: theme music "The Good Word" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 22 October 1981 (1981) ... (composer: Theme Music "The Good Word" - uncredited)
 1982 Experience Preferred... But Not Essential (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1982 Du grand large aux Grands Lacs (Documentary) (musical director)
  Have I Got You... Where You Want Me (TV Series) (arranger - 7 episodes, 1981) (flute - 7 episodes, 1981) (principal saxophone - 7 episodes, 1981) (music director - 6 episodes, 1981) (musical director - 1 episode, 1981)
- The Wedding (1981) ... (arranger) / (flute) / (music director) / (principal saxophone)
- The Rivals (1981) ... (arranger) / (flute) / (music director) / (principal saxophone)
- The Proposal (1981) ... (arranger) / (flute) / (music director) / (principal saxophone)
- The Visit (1981) ... (arranger) / (flute) / (music director) / (principal saxophone)
- The Exchange (1981) ... (arranger) / (flute) / (musical director) / (principal saxophone)
 1981 Horror Planet (musician - uncredited)
 1980 The Assassination Run (TV Series) (conductor - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... (conductor)
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... (conductor)
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... (conductor)
 1979 North Dallas Forty (conductor)
 1977 The Queen's Garden (Documentary) (orchestrator)
 1976 Evil Heritage (conductor)
 1975 Baretta (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth (1975) ... (composer: additional music)
 1975 That Lucky Touch (conductor)
 1975 Hennessy (conductor)
 1972-1975 Midweek (TV Series) (composer - 15 episodes)
- Episode dated 8 July 1975 (1975) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode dated 22 April 1975 (1975) ... (composer: Theme Music)
- Episode dated 25 February 1975 (1975) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode dated 14 January 1975 (1975) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode dated 22 October 1974 (1974) ... (composer: theme music)
 1974 Penny Gold (conductor)
 1974 S*P*Y*S (conductor: European version)
 1974 Craze (conductor)
 1974 Billy Two Hats (conductor)
 1973 England Made Me (conductor)
 1972 Doomwatch (conductor)
 1970 Trog (conductor)
 1970 Lola (conductor) / (music arranger)
 1969 Sophie's Place (conductor - as Patrick John Scott)
 1968 The Lion in Winter (musician: flute - uncredited)
 1968 Loving Feeling (conductor - as Patrick John Scott)
 1968 Amsterdam Affair (conductor - as Patrick John Scott)
 1967 The Hunch (conductor)
 1967 Berserk (conductor - as Patrick John Scott)
 1967 The Long Duel (conductor - as Patrick John Scott) / (musical director - uncredited)
 1967 Those Fantastic Flying Fools (conductor - as Patrick John Scott)
 1967 The Whisperers (musician: flute, saxophone - uncredited)
 1967 Cop-Out (conductor - as Patrick John Scott)
 1967 The Million Eyes of Su-Muru (conductor)
 1967 The Violent Enemy (conductor - as Patrick John Scott)
 1966 Arabesque (musician: flute, saxophone - uncredited)
 1966 Carnaby, M.D. (conductor - uncredited) / (music director)
 1965 A Study in Terror (conductor)
 1964-1965 Stingray (TV Series) (musician - 7 episodes)
- Marineville Traitor (1965) ... (musician: flute & saxophone)
- Treasure Down Below (1965) ... (musician: flute & saxophone)
- The Cool Caveman (1965) ... (musician: flute & saxophone)
- The Big Gun (1965) ... (musician: flute & saxophone)
- Titan Goes Pop (1964) ... (musician: flute & saxophone)
 1965 Repulsion (musician: tenor sax/flute - uncredited)
 1965 The Ipcress File (musician: saxophone - uncredited)
 1965 One Way Pendulum (musician - as The Johnny Scott Quintet)
 1964 Goldfinger (musician: principal saxophone - uncredited)
 1964 Jazz 625 (TV Series) (musician - 1 episode)
- The Johnny Scott Quintet (1964) ... (musician - as Johnny Scott)
 1963 Charade (musician: flute, saxophone - uncredited)
 1962-1963 Fireball XL5 (TV Series) (musician - 7 episodes)
- Space Magnet (1963) ... (musician: flute & saxohone)
- Hypnotic Sphere (1963) ... (musician: flute & saxohone)
- The Fire Fighters (1963) ... (musician: flute & saxohone)
- Planet of Platonia (1963) ... (musician: flute & saxohone)
- Space Monster (1963) ... (musician: flute & saxohone)
 1962 Dr. No (musician: saxophone - uncredited)
 1962 All Night Long (composer: additional music "Scott-Free")
 1961 Supercar (TV Series) (musician - 4 episodes)
- Amazonian Adventure (1961) ... (musician: flute & saxohone)
- The Talisman of Sargon (1961) ... (musician: flute & saxohone)
- False Alarm (1961) ... (musician: flute & saxohone)
- Rescue (1961) ... (musician: flute & saxohone)
 1960 Wild for Kicks (musician: flute - uncredited)
 1959 Chance Meeting (musician: saxophone & flute - uncredited)
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John Scott is the founder and artistic director of The Hollywood Symphony Orchestra Society. The organization is dedicated to preserving and presenting works by contemporary composers of film and television music in a setting worthy of their creative gifts and talents. The Hollywood Symphony Orchestra Society honors an art form... See more »

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2 Interviews | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

The Johnny Scott Quintet | The Johnny Scott Trio | Johnny Scott | Patrick John Scott
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Mr. Scott wrote the music and Arthur Hamilton the lyrics for "Remembering" for the motion picture England Made Me (1973). The song was performed by Lana Cantrell, and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Song in a Motion Picture. However, it became disqualified due to Ms. Cantrell's vocal being recorded over the motion picture title strip at the end of the feature. The Academy subsequently ... See more »

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