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Overview (1)

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Composer Jason Solowsky is a musical storyteller of remarkable versatility and singularity of voice. His scores imbue dozens of tales told upon the silver screen with a perfect balance of aesthetic sensibilities, and span a variety of film genres to include drama, horror, mystery, science fiction, adventure, romance, comedy as well as others.

Highlights of Solowsky's recent successes have included full scores for Sony Pictures Home Entertainment's "Forgiveness" (Richard T. Jones), Lionsgate's "Assassin's Game" (Tom Sizemore, Bai Ling, and Vivica A. Fox), "The Freemason" (Sean Astin), "Falsely Accused" (Rosanna Arquette and Jon Gries), "Unsullied" (Theatrically Released and Directed by former NFL star Simeon Rice), "American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James" (Peter Fonda), Anchor Bay Entertainment's "Turbulent Skies" (Casper Van Dien, Brad Dourif and Nicole Eggert), "Terror Inside" (Corey Feldman), Lionsgate's "Unemployed" (Godfrey), Lionsgate's "What Up?" (Kadeem Hardison) and "Templar Nation" (Erik Estrada). Solowsky also wrote music for the Sony Pictures release "American Crude" (Rob Schneider, Ron Livingston, Michael Clarke Duncan and John C. McGinley). He also composed music for Lionsgate's "Dreams" (Lou Myers, and Geoffrey Owens).

Solowsky's flexibility in adapting to various projects and scales has yielded wonderful collaborations with respected directors such as Michael Rissi (Edgar Allan Poe's Annabel Lee), Wes Sullivan (Nightbeasts starring Zach Galligan), Keith Holland (Cage Free starring Dee Wallace), Ted Lange (For Love of Amy) Andrea Olabarría (Rough Winds), K. Raj Srivastava (L.A. Hit), Jim Van Houten (Galatea), Jason Kartalian (Seahorses, Driller) and Derek Maki (award-winning family film, Instant Dads). Solowsky also contributed to "The Life In A Day," the directorial film debut of Joseph Mazzello (Jurassic Park, The Social Network, The River Wild, Simon Birch).

Solowsky was recognized for his contribution to the highly acclaimed, "No One Ever Wins: Lebanon in the Summer of Hezbollah" written and produced by journalist Krisztian K. Orban, an illustrative study of the consequences brought on by the Israeli-Hezbollah conflict.

Hailing from a rich and diverse cultural background, Solowsky is well-versed in performance art, particularly the instrumental intricacies of guitar, piano and vocal repertoire. As a skilled singer, Solowsky was chosen as a back-up singer for the world famous performer Barbra Streisand during her performance at the 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Show. Together with his lifelong friend, singer-songwriter Bob Coburn, Solowsky has recorded dozens of guitar instrumental works.

During the composer's studies at the prestigious University of Southern California (USC) Film Scoring Program in Los Angeles, California, then headed by the renowned Walt Disney Studios composer, Buddy Baker, he was privileged to have worked under prolific legends of the film score world, to include Christopher Young (Spiderman 3, The Grudge, Runaway Jury, The Shipping News), Elmer Bernstein (The Magnificent Seven, Ghostbusters, To Kill A Mockingbird, The Ten Commandments), David Raksin (Laura, Forever Amber, The Bad and The Beautiful), David Bell (Star Trek: Enterprise, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), Joe Harnell (The Incredible Hulk, V), Jack Smalley, David Spear and George Burt.

A native of Boston, Massachusetts, Jason Solowsky began his musical studies at the keyboard at the age of five, later graduating from the Berklee College of Music with a dual degree in film scoring and composition. He is a descendant of legendary conductor and composer, Leonard Bernstein, whom he credits as a major cultural influence over his work.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

Nina Solowsky (3 May 2009 - present)

Trivia (5)

Was a back-up singer for Barbra Streisand at the 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Show.
Distant cousin of the late Leonard Bernstein.
Plays both classical piano and heavy metal guitar among others.
Holds a degree from Berklee College Of Music (Boston, Massachusetts) in Film Scoring & Composition.
Graduate of the USC Film Scoring Program where he studied with composers such as Christopher Young, Elmer Bernstein, David Raksin, Joe Harnell, Jack Smalley, George Burt, David Spear, David Bell and the late Buddy Baker.

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