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John Du Prez

John Du Prez is a musician and composer best known as a past member of 1980's multi-hit New Wave Salsa group Modern Romance (1981-83). The band achieved eight top-forty hits and two hit albums and John - who played trumpet with Modern Romance - even had a song named after him: 'Who Is John Du Prez?', the b-side to the group's hit 'Cherry Pink and ... See full bio »

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 2014 Monty Python Live (Mostly) (Documentary) (conductor) / (music producer) / (musical director)
 2010 Not the Messiah: He's a Very Naughty Boy (conductor) / (music producer)
 2004 Spamalot (music and lyrics)
  One Foot in the Grave (TV Series) (signature tune arranged by - 20 episodes, 1990 - 1993) (music arranger - 14 episodes, 1994 - 2000) (music arranged by - 6 episodes, 1990) (closing title music arranged by - 1 episode, 1993) (closing title music produced by - 1 episode, 1993)
- Things Aren't Simple Any More (2000) ... (music arranger: signature tune)
- The Dawn of Man (2000) ... (music arranger: signature tune)
- Threatening Weather (2000) ... (music arranger: signature tune)
- The Futility of the Fly (2000) ... (music arranger: signature tune)
- Tales of Terror (2000) ... (music arranger: signature tune)
 1997 Captain Star (TV Series) (music arranger - 4 episodes)
- The Edge of the Universe (1997) ... (music arranger)
- The Worm Turns (1997) ... (music arranger)
- Day of the Zooties (1997) ... (music arranger)
- The Atomic Alarm Clock (1997) ... (music arranger)
 1994 A Good Man in Africa (conductor) / (music producer)
 1990 The Beano's Dennis the Menace and Gnasher Show (TV Series short) (music)
 1989 A Fine Romance (TV Series) (composer - 13 episodes)
- Th-Th-Th-That's All Folks (1989) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Tomas Crown Affair (1989) ... (composer: theme music)
- A Yank and the RAF (1989) ... (composer: theme music)
- School Daze (1989) ... (composer: theme music)
- Double Indignity (1989) ... (composer: theme music)
 1988 Forbidden Sun (music producer)
 1988 A Fish Called Wanda (conductor - uncredited)
 1985 She'll Be Wearing Pink Pyjamas (conductor)
 1984 A Private Function (conductor)
 1984 Oxford Blues (conductor)
 1982 Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (Documentary) (composer: title music - as John Duprez)
 1981 Time Bandits (Source Music Composer)
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Other Works:

(2013-2014 Season) Eric Idle and his musical, "Monty Python's Spamalot," was performed at the Nightblue Performing Arts Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Greg Foster and Katie Miller in the cast. David E. Waters was director. Kelsey Overberg and Christopher Pazdernik was choreographers. See more »

Alternate Names:

John DuPrez | John Duprez

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His musical, "Spamalot," at the Drury Lane Oakbrook Theatre in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for the 2011 Equity Joseph Jefferson Award for Production of a Musical-Large. See more »

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