Steve Jablonsky

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Steve Jablonsky (born October 9, 1970 ) is an American film composer . He has worked with film director Michael Bay on several occasions in his professional career .


Jablonsky studied composition at the University of California at Berkeley and got into the film business with the independent films Border to Border (1998) and Everywhere, Just Not Here (1999). In 1997 he was hired as a helper for Bernd Eichinger's film project Fräulein Smillas Gespür für Schnee (1997) and in the same year worked on the music for Ein Fall für die Borger . When Michael Bay began filming Armageddon in 1998 , Harry Gregson-Williams and Trevor Rabin were won over as a duo for the background music. Jablonsky composed parts of the title theme for this film as a colleague of Gregson-Williams at the time .

He subsequently worked on two cartoons , wrote songs for Antz (1999) and Chicken Run - Hennen rennen (2000). In 2001 Jablonsky ended his collaboration with Gregson-Williams and wrote additional music for Hans Zimmer Project Hannibal (2001). For Pearl Harbor (2001), directed by Michael Bay, Jablonsky wrote the trailer music in two versions, one for the US market and the other for the European version of the trailer.

Another collaboration with Zimmer took place in 2002: Spirit - The Wild Mustang , DreamWorks Pictures ' first major animated film , contains instrumental music as well as songs by Bryan Adams . One of them, Brothers Under the Sun , was written by Jablonsky and was created during his only career as a songwriter .

His fifth film with Michael Bay and the first with Jablonsky as main composer was Michael Bay's Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003); Die Insel (2005) and Transformers (2007) followed in the same line-up, the soundtrack of which was surprisingly released as a soundtrack CD in autumn 2007 after several weeks in the cinema .

From 2004 to 2012, Steve Jablonsky composed the soundtrack for the television series Desperate Housewives , which had eight seasons. He is a member of Hans Zimmer's company " Remote Control Productions ".





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