JEFF GRACE is an award-winning composer who has scored films with appearances at the Toronto, Sundance, Venice, TriBeCa, New York, Los Angeles and South by Southwest film festivals. Jeff’s scores include Kelly Reichardt’s MEEK’S CUTOFF, Jim Mickle’s STAKE LAND (2010 TIFF Midnight Madness Winner), Ti West’s THE INNKEEPERS and THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL, and Larry Fessenden’s THE LAST WINTER. His music has been performed by Flux Quartet, BBC Philharmonic, Lucia Micarelli, Kenny Barron, American Opera Projects, and members of the Metropolitan Opera and New York Philharmonic Orchestras.
Active as a composer for concert and stage, Jeff was selected for American Opera Projects’ Composers and the Voice Series where he was awarded the Tobias Picker Chair, entailing a mentorship with the celebrated composer. Jeff is also active as an orchestrator and arranger with credits including Angelo Badalamenti, Lady Gaga, Lucia Micarelli (HBO’s Treme), and numerous films.
From 2001-2004 Jeff worked as an assistant to Academy Award® winning composer Howard Shore on such projects as Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings Trilogy and Martin Scorsese’s The Gangs of New York. In the years prior, Jeff worked as an assistant to legendary jazz composer/producer/arranger Gil Goldstein working on projects for artists such as Pat Metheny and Roy Hargrove. 1998 marked the beginning of Jeff’s film and music career working as a composer and producer at the New York music house Ruggieri Music where he also worked with composer Robert Ruggieri on his scores for A Hymn For Alvin Ailey (ballet and film) and Double Exposure (ballet) for The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre.
Jim Mickle's WE ARE WHAT WE ARE premieres at Sundance Jan.18.
JT Petty's HELLBENDERS picked up by Lionsgate. Theatrical release later in 2013
JT Petty's HELLBENDERS to premiere at Toronto 2012 starring Clancy Brown and Clifton Collins Jr.
Brian Savelson's IN OUR NATURE
premieres at SXSW. Starring John Slattery, Jena Malone, Zack Gilford and Gabrielle Union
Film Music Magazine's Daniel Schweiger
THE INNKEEPERS named in Ain't It Cool News' Top 10 Scores of 2011
THE INNKEEPERS official soundtrack available from Screamworks Records.
STAKE LAND named in Film Music Magazine's BEST SCORES OF 2011
Ti West's THE INNKEEPERS, starring Sara Paxton, sells to Magnolia's Magnet Releasing.
Lauren Ambrose Nominated for
Independent Spirit Awards' Best Actress for THINK OF ME
THE INNKEEPERS wins Best Musical Score at ScreamFest LA 2011
Bryan Wizemann's THINK OF ME, starring Lauren Ambrose, premieres at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival.
Kelly Reichardt's MEEK'S CUTOFF, starring Michelle Williams, now available on Blu-Ray and DVD. Soundtrack available from Milan Records.
Jim Mickel's STAKELAND, starring Connor Paolo and Daniel Harris, now available on Blu-Ray and DVD. Soundtrack available from Screamworks Records.
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