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JACK McKENZIE | COMPOSER
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JACK McKENZIE is a Scottish Composer, Orchestrator and Arranger for Film, Television and Video Games based in London. A highly versatile writer, his music varies in genre and style, often maintaining a heavy emphasis on melodic or thematic writing in combination with the integration of unusual and unique contemporary techniques and sounds. Jack is currently assistant to fellow Scottish Composer BLAIR MOWAT, most recently as an Additional Music Composer for ITV’s hit crime drama McDONALD & DODDS and MARK GATISS' remake of the 1972 classic THE AMAZING MR BLUNDEN for SkyMAX. 

 

As an Orchestrator, Jack has prepared scores for numerous large and small-scale sessions, collaborating with some of the world’s finest Studios and Musicians including; AIR STUDIOS LONDONCLOCKWORK SESSIONSTHE BUDAPEST ART ORCHESTRA with EAST CONNECTION RECORDING and, alongside MOWAT, were the first to record a film score with the ROYAL SCOTTISH NATIONAL ORCHESTRA in their new state-of-the-art recording facility SCOTLAND'S STUDIO (October 2021). 

 

Jack studied with Contemporary Electro-Acoustic Composer TIMOTHY COOPER whilst undertaking his BMus (Hons) Undergraduate Degree in Edinburgh, before going on to study a Post Graduate in Composition for Film & TV at the world-renowned NATIONAL FILM & TELEVISION SCHOOL (alumni include DARIO MARIANELLI, NATALIE HOLT, SEGUN AKINOLA, JON OPSTAD, JULIAN NOTT).

After mentoring with ADAM LUKAS (OBERNOSTERER), an Emmy-winning Composer at HANS ZIMMER'S BLEEDING FINGERS MUSIC, Jack now  regularly contributes original music for the company and their partnered Production Music Libraries: SONY/ATV and EXTREME MUSIC. 

As a Tutor, Jack also creates a variety of educational content on his YouTube Channel including; Tech and Sample Library Reviews, Film Music Analyses, MIDI Tutorials and Mock-Up Covers.  

 

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programming

orchestrator

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original music

THE FILAMENT HYPOTHESIS [from "Kathy and Jeb"]
FLIGHT [from "Eleonora's Falcon: Life In The Balance]
GAS STATION LOVE LETTER [from "Kathy and Jeb"]
DRAGON CAPTURE [Recorded at AIR STUDIOS]
THERE'S NO BUSINESS LIKE... [from "Kathy and Jeb"]
ON THE ROAD AGAIN [from "Kathy and Jeb"]
HUMANS [from "Eleonora's Island: Life In The Balance"]

MIDI MOCK UPS

THREE-WAY SWORDFIGHT [Hans Zimmer & Tom Gire]
SHERLOCK HOLMES [Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe]
THE ELECTRO SUITE [Hans Zimmer & Johnny Marr]
CORELLIA CHASE | Solo: A Star Wars Story [John Powell]
THE INCREDIBLES [Michael Giacchino]
SHREK 2 | Prince Charming [Harry Gregson-Williams]
GAME OF THRONES | Truth [Ramin Djawadi]
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