LA FILM COMPOSER
One of the “hot new creatives in film and TV music”
– Daily Variety
Featured in Daily Variety along with vet composers Hans Zimmer (Last Samurai) and Jonathon Wolff,(Seinfeld) newcomer Norman Arnold is becoming known as a world music specialist combining creative tech knowledge with percussion instruments and world music.
The culmination of this musical style is 2004 collaboration with Oscar nom’d director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) for a 7 part Doc entitled “The New Americans”. The score, recorded in Mexico City with members of the Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra, is a modern collection of music encompassing styles from Mexico, India, Nigeria, The West Bank, and The Dominican Republic. 2005 saw the premiere of “Reel Paradise” at the Sundance Film Festival. Pic exec Produced by Kevin Smith is a Miramax Film due to be released shortly.
Arnold’s contemporary pop work can be heard daily on a number of syndicated television shows, most notable: kitschy themes for the current breakout hit “Elimidate” and for previous years “Queen Latifah Show”. Current shows for underscore include: Extra, Ellen Degeneres, The Bachelor, and The Sharon Osbourne show. Also well known in international advertising circles as award winning composer blending hi tech music with international cultural sounds in work for Ad powerhouses Grey Worldwide (Hong Kong), Mcann-Erickson (Mexico),Leo Burnett, Ogilvy & Mather and for clients/ talent Mercedes Benz, Intel, IBM, Danny Glover, Sidney Portier and Pete Sampras.
See more at: http://www.normanarnold.com