Jonathan Price

Jonathan Price

Jonathan Price Music

Music composer in Los Angeles, California

About Jonathan

Jonathan Price is a Los Angeles-based composer for film, tv/web series, opera, theatre, and games. He scored the film GIRL MEETS BOY, starring Ben Savage and Jake Busey, and composed the score to the musical EARTHBOUND, which received LA Weekly's "Pick of the Week." His film scores include New Line's CYBER WARS (David Warner, Joan Chen), ITN's INOPERABLE (Danielle Harris), American World Pictures' NECROSIS (James Kyson Lee, George Stults, Tiffany), and Showtime's RUSTIN (Meat Loaf, Zachery Ty Bryan). His opera THE LION & THE WOOD NYMPH was a winner of New Opera Works' OIAM competition, and his pentaptych opera ÆSOPERA is the recipient of the American Composers Forum Subito grant. He is currently scoring Season 2 of ArieScope's horror/comedy series 20 SECONDS TO LIVE as well as Season 2 of Truly Indie Studios' HEROES WITH ISSUES.

Jonathan composed the music to national spots for Taco Bell, Marshalls, MLB.com, as well as Knott's Berry Farm. With playwright/lyricist Jeff Goode (The Eight: Reindeer Monologues), he composed the song "The Hubba Hubba Hula" for The Disney Channel's AMERICAN DRAGON: JAKE LONG, as well as the family musical RUMPELSTILTSKIN, published by Samuel French. His chamber compositions have been recorded by the ensemble Carisma for five releases on the ABC Classics label.


Name: Jonathan Price

Lives in: Los Angeles, California

Company: Jonathan Price Music

Occupation: Music Composer

Unique traits: My strengths are orchestral and chamber compositions, but I have a lot of experience in electronic/musique concrète/quirky/jazz/rock soundtracks as well. I also compose for opera and musical theatre.

Credits

  • Inoperable

    Inoperable (2017)
    Film (Horror) Composer A young woman wakes up in a seemingly evacuated hospital with a hurricane approaching and realizes the storm has awakened malevolent forces. It has caused her to be trapped in a time loop, and she must escape the hospital before the storm passes or she will be trapped there forever.

  • Little Elizabeth

    Little Elizabeth (2017)
    Film (Short and Drama) Composer A young woman with childhood trauma takes a compassionate journey in order to heal herself.

  • Heroes with Issues

    Heroes with Issues (2016 - 2017)
    Television (Comedy) Composer Superheroes save the day, but who saves them? Dr. Roger Huntoon doesn't limit his practice to just heroes either, he's willing to give advice to Super Villains as well.

  • A Horror Story

    A Horror Story (2017)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Horror) Composer Estranged from his wife, a man attempts to save his marriage at their friend's annual Halloween Party.

  • Scramble

    Scramble (2017)
    Film (Crime) Soundtrack Add a Plot »

  • Lessons with Charm

    Lessons with Charm (2016)
    TV Movie (Animation) Composer Add a Plot »

  • Six Feet Down Under

    Six Feet Down Under (2016)
    Television (Short, Action, Crime, Drama and 1 More) Composer For elite assassin Mick Grayson to Escape his past, he must first fight for his Future.

  • You're Missing

    You're Missing (2016)
    Video (Short and Horror) Composer A woman walking home alone at dusk starts seeing her own image on Missing Girl posters.

  • Being There

    Being There (2016)
    Film (Short and Drama) Composer Kevin's an aspiring screenwriter who's about to give up hope of ever making it. But when his best friend Samantha suddenly loses her father to a car crash, they both find strength and encouragement in each other.

  • To Whom It May Concern ... I Love You

    To Whom It May Concern ... I Love You (2016)
    Film (Short and Drama) Composer When a young woman arrives for a date at a bar with a male escort, she is horrified to discover he is none other than her ex boyfriend.

  • Hard Fall

    Hard Fall (2016)
    Film by Josh Pafchek (Comedy, Crime and Drama) Composer A young man is released from prison with the intent to avenge his father's death.

  • When the Fever Breaks

    When the Fever Breaks (2016)
    Film by Tymaine Clay (Horror) Composer

  • The Perfect Date

    The Perfect Date (2015)
    Film (Short and Romance) Composer A man with little to offer but a big heart gets creative to capture the attention of a soulful girl in a park.

  • Last Pyramid

    Last Pyramid (2015)
    Film by Epilepsy Foundation of America (Documentary) composer To move forward from her son’s sudden death, Patricia Barnes turns to a unique art-form.

  • The Accident

    The Accident (2015)
    Film by Zorya Films (Romance) composer A broken spirited Charlie meets someone who changes his view on life. Destiny keeps telling him this love won't work and that it's too much of a gamble.

  • 20 Seconds to Live

    20 Seconds to Live (2015)
    Series by ArieScope Pictures (Comedy and Horror) composer A horror/comedy anthology for people who hate happy endings.

  • I Was There

    I Was There (2015)
    Film (short) by Kris Roselli (Drama and Fantasy) Composer A troubled man's premeditated suicidal plans are put on hold when he comes across a strange box under a bridge by a beach.

  • Last Exit to Jupiter

    Last Exit to Jupiter (2015)
    Film (short) by Dominic Wieneke (Drama) Composer A mysterious man, traveling the road of life, encounters a young abused woman at the start of her journey.

  • Promise Me

    Promise Me (2015)
    Film (short) by Kevin Machate (Drama and Family) Composer Follows a once flourishing woman, now at the end of her life, who struggles to ensure that her recently reconciled son does not make the same mistakes that she did.

  • Web Atlas

    Web Atlas (2015)
    Television (Drama) Composer

  • Mirror Mirror

    Mirror Mirror (2015)
    Film (short) by David Michaels (Comedy) Composer A second-rate aspiring super villain gives up world domination and finds true love instead, thanks to his magic talking mirror.

  • Tick Tock

    Tick Tock (2015)
    Film (short) by Tiffany Shin (Drama, Family, Thriller and Animation) Composer In a world where balloons represent one's life span, a young introvert boy takes care of his bedridden grandmother every day. That is, until one day her balloon deflates.

  • Skinhearts

    Skinhearts (2015)
    Film (short) by Sally Fenaux (Sci-Fi) Composer What if you could not touch others anymore? What if you became touch-phobic? What if we became an organized, impersonal, faceless, untouchable society set up to avoid all physical contact as a rule of proper behavior to the point of making it illegal? Zoe lives in such society and she is committed to find what's missing in her life by adhering to the Skinhearts. The ones who have to hide and traffic to put back in touch human skin. But will the most radical act there is in those times, cover for her needs of human touch? Written by Sally Fenaux Barleycorn

  • No Tomorrow without Merci

    No Tomorrow without Merci (2015)
    Film (short) by Elham Madani (Drama, Family, History and War) Composer At the highest point of WW2 two enemies facing each other and instead of killing it turns to helping each other.

  • And Scene

    And Scene (2014)
    Film (short) by Elizabeth Ayiku (Comedy and Drama) Composer A comedy short about how lines get blurred between acting scene partners

  • High Card

    High Card (2014)
    Film (short) by Ramy A. Hassan (Crime, Mystery and Thriller) Composer A dry-cleaner kidnapped by a group of ruthless mobsters must win one hand of poker in order to stay alive.

  • Man's Game

    Man's Game (2014)
    Film (short) by James Sharpe (Drama and Sport) Composer Billy Tompkins, a gay, professional football player, intends to wrap up his 17th-year in the league by leading his team to the playoffs while continuing to keep his sexuality a secret.

  • A Wake

    A Wake (2014)
    Film (short) by James Huffman (Comedy) Composer After their pal tragically takes his own life, four friends decide to dabble with a little dark magic to resurrect him for one last night together.

  • Witching Hour

    Witching Hour (2014)
    Film by Melanie Comito (Horror and Thriller) Composer WITCHING HOUR! Time to Die.

  • The Captain's Order

    The Captain's Order (2014)
    Film (short) by Jordan Michael Martinez (Thriller) Composer Sergeant Lee, an escaped military prisoner seeks revenge on his former Captain.

  • Split

    Split (2014)
    Film (short) by Josh Pafchek (Drama) Composer A young psychology student, Ben, finds himself being revisited by an old childhood friend, Chad, who is holding onto a secret that could redefine Ben's entire life.

  • An American Beauty

    An American Beauty (2014)
    Film (short) by Erik Boccio (Comedy) Composer

  • El Padre

    El Padre (2014)
    Film (short) by Eduardo Ramirez Jr. (Horror) Composer

  • Dead Kansas

    Dead Kansas (2013)
    Film (Adventure and Horror) Composer In a post-apocalyptic land consumed by "Rottens", a simple farmer and his teenage daughter struggle to survive. Meanwhile, an unruly gang make a plan to kidnap and sell the daughter for their own selfish profit. With the farmer/gang confrontation, a wicked tornado approaching, and "Rottens" everywhere - who will get out alive? Written by Anonymous

  • Girl Meets Boy

    Girl Meets Boy (2013)
    Film by Screen Media Films (Comedy and Romance) composer Looking for inspiration, a wild LA Musician and buttoned up novelist (Ben Savage) will unexpectedly end up double booked at a remote cabin retreat. Sparks will fly when this odd couple is trapped together looking to beat writers block under the watchful eye of their nosy neighbors. Girl Meets Boy is a romantic tale of how to find love where you least expect it.

  • Ain't Them Bodies Saints

    Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)
    Film (Crime, Drama and Romance) Soundtrack The tale of an outlaw who escapes from prison and sets out across the Texas hills to reunite with his wife and the daughter he has never met.

  • American Reunion

    American Reunion (2012)
    Film (Comedy) Soundtrack Over a decade has passed and the gang return to East Great Falls, Michigan, for the weekend. They will discover how their lives have developed as they gather for their high school reunion. How has life treated Michelle, Jim, Heather, Oz, Kevin, Vicky, Finch, Stifler, and Stifler's mom? In the summer of 1999, it was four boys on a quest to lose their virginity. Now Kara is a cute high school senior looking for the perfect guy to lose her virginity to. Written by Kad

  • Knowing

    Knowing (2009)
    Film (Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Music department In the fall of 1959, for a time capsule, students draw pictures of life as they imagine it will be in 50 years. Lucinda, an odd child who hears voices, swiftly writes a long string of numbers. In 2009, the capsule is opened; student Caleb Koestler gets Lucinda's "drawing" and his father John, an astrophysicist and grieving widower, takes a look. He discovers dates of disasters over the past 50 years with the number who died. Three dates remain, all coming soon. He investigates, learns of Lucinda, and looks for her family. He fears for his son, who's started to hear voices and who is visited by a silent stranger who shows him a vision of fire and destruction. What's going on? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • Necrosis

    Necrosis (2009)
    Film by Brink DVD (Horror) composer Six friends arrive at an isolated cabin to enjoy a long weekend in the snow. An epic snowstorm interrupts their vacation, trapping them on the mountain and resurrecting the haunting ghosts of the Donner Party.

  • Date My Mom

    Date My Mom (2006)
    Television (Reality-TV) Composer

  • American Dragon: Jake Long

    American Dragon: Jake Long (2005)
    Television by The Disney Channel (Family) composer Gremlins threaten to ruin the wedding of two soap opera stars that Jake's mother has been hired to cater. Jake must sing "The Hubba Hubba Hula" (music by Jonathan Price, lyrics by Jeff Goode) in order to lull the gremlins to sleep.

  • An Unfinished Life

    An Unfinished Life (2005)
    Film by Miramax (Drama) synth A down on her luck woman, desperate to provide care for her daughter, moves in with her father in-law from whom she is estranged. Through time, they learn to forgive each other and heal old wounds.

  • Exit, Clowny!

    Exit, Clowny! (2005)
    Film (short) by John James Hickey (Comedy) Composer An exit interview between a man, a woman, and a clown.

  • The Closer She Gets

    The Closer She Gets (2005)
    Film by Craig Ouellette (Documentary) Composer Meet Jane Ouellette. She's your average everyday mother of two, with a loving husband, a wonderful life... And a brain tumor. Prepare for a journey unlike any other as you travel through the exhilarating highs and the crushing lows of battling brain cancer. Shot by her 26-year-old son, "The Closer She Gets" is an unforgettable portrait of Jane and her family. Using no voice over or interviews, the result is unflinching, thought-provoking, surprisingly funny and relentlessly personal. You, the viewer, are invited to become a member of the Ouellette family as they struggle through this life-altering event - and, like the family, the experience will leave you changed forever. Written by Craig Ouellette

  • Cyber Wars

    Cyber Wars (2004)
    Film by New Line (Sci-Fi) composer In the near future in the Asian city-state Sintawan, everyone's identity is recorded in the vast CyberLink. The only way around this is using illegal simulated identity implants (sims). A young bounty hunter who makes her living tracking sims, finds herself the unlikely ally of a police detective who suspects the CyberLink is being perverted for an insidious and deadly purpose.

  • The Grudge

    The Grudge (2004)
    Film by Sony Pictures (Horror) synth design An American nurse living and working in Tokyo is exposed to a mysterious supernatural curse, one that locks a person in a powerful rage before claiming their life and spreading to another victim.

  • Something the Lord Made

    Something the Lord Made (2004)
    TV Movie by Joseph Sargent (Drama and Biography) score coordinator Alfred Blalock (1899-1964), a cardiologist (therefore, self-confident to the point of arrogance), leaves Vanderbilt for Johns Hopkins taking with him his lab technician, Vivien Thomas (1910-1985). Thomas, an African-American without a college degree, is a gifted mechanic and tool-maker with hands splendidly adept at surgery. In 1941, Blalock and Thomas take on the challenge of blue babies and invent bypass surgery. After trials on dogs, their first patient is baby Eileen, sure to die without the surgery. In defiance of custom and Jim Crow, Blalock brings Thomas into the surgery to advise him, but when Life Magazine and kudos come, Thomas is excluded. Will he receive his due? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • The Core

    The Core (2003)
    Film by Paramount Pictures (Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi) synth arranger The only way to save Earth from catastrophe is to drill down to the core and set it spinning again.

  • Shade

    Shade (2003)
    Film by RKO Pictures (Crime and Thriller) recording engineer/soundtrack producer/synth Shade is set in the world of poker hustlers working the clubs and martini bars of Los Angeles. The tale unfolds as a group of hustlers encounter "The Dean" and pull off a successful sting that results in their pursuit by a vengeful gangster.

  • Runaway Jury

    Runaway Jury (2003)
    Film by Twentieth Century Fox (Drama and Thriller) recording engineer A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer

  • Shortcut to Happiness

    Shortcut to Happiness (2003)
    Film by Alec Baldwin (Comedy, Drama and Fantasy) synth In Manhattan, the aspirant writer Jabez Stone is a complete loser: he is not able to sell his novels, he lives in a lousy apartment and he does not have success with women. When one of his friends Julius Jenson sells his novel for US$ 190,000.00 to an editor, Jabez fells envy and promises to sell his soul to the devil for success and accidentally kills a woman with his typing machine. The Devil knocks on his door, fixes the situation and seals a contract with Jabez. His low quality novels have bad reviews but become best-sellers; Jabez enriches; has success with women, but has no time for his friends. Jabez meets with the publisher Daniel Webster who offers him a chance to break the contract with the devil. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Condemned

    Condemned (2002)
    Film (short) by Aclan Bates (Drama) mixing engineer

  • The Moment After

    The Moment After (2002)
    Film (short) by Gerald McCullouch mixing engineer A poignant longing for what could have been permeates this film as Tracey marks his Birthday by making a choice from which there's no turning back.

  • The Country Bears

    The Country Bears (2002)
    Film by Peter Hastings (Comedy, Family, Music and Musical) Synth/Soundtrack Producer/Musician Based on an attraction at Disneyland, the Country Bear Jamboree, "The Country Bears" (2002) is one in a long line of live action Disney family films. The movie is a satire of Behind the Music rock & roll bands. Beary, a young bear raised by a human family in a world where humans and talking bears coexist, attempts to trace his roots. He meets up with the Country Bears, a long-since broken-up band, a parody of bands like the Eagles. Beary helps the Country Bears reunite for one final concert, while searching for who he truly is. Written by Matt Dicker

  • The Shipping News

    The Shipping News (2001)
    Film by Miramax (Drama) soundtrack producer/synth An emotionally-beaten man with his young daughter moves to his ancestral home in Newfoundland to reclaim his life.

  • Bandits

    Bandits (2001)
    Film by MGM (Comedy and Crime) recording engineer/synth Two bank robbers fall in love with the girl they've kidnapped.

  • Scenes of the Crime

    Scenes of the Crime (2001)
    Film by Columbia TriStar (Thriller) score coordinator A young man about to get married earns extra cash by driving a local mobster, but things go awry when the mobster is killed by a rival crime boss.

  • The Glass House

    The Glass House (2001)
    Film by Sony Pictures (Thriller) soundtrack producer An orphaned teenager is taken in by a Malibu couple but discovers they aren't the caring friends they seemed to be.

  • Mimic 2

    Mimic 2 (2001)
    Film by Dimension Films (Horror and Sci-Fi) orchestrator When a cockroach-spread plague threatened to decimate the child population of New York City in the original Mimic, biologist Susan Tyler and her research associates developed a crossbreed species of insect, the "Judas Breed" and introduced them into the environment, where they were to spread a toxin, lethal to the cockroaches. The plan worked until the bugs evolved to mimic their next prey.....humans! Just when they were all thought to be dead, the giant Judas bugs are back, and this time they've mutated to take on human form!

  • Rustin

    Rustin (2001)
    Film by Showtime (Drama) composer Billy Stagen is a former professional football player and present-day sheriff in his hometown, the picturesque Rustin, Alabama.

  • Vampire Night

    Vampire Night (2000)
    Film by Cinematrix (Horror) composer When Peggy Johansen runs off to Hollywood to be a big star her dreams turn into a nightmare. Seems her talent agent has a pact with a cult of beautiful vampire vixens. He supplies the blood suckers with fresh victims. Now Peggy has become a part of their food chain and its up to her brother to bring her back home.

  • Bloodstream

    Bloodstream (2000)
    Film by Steve Jarvis Composer

  • Ed

    Ed (2000)
    Film (short) by Justin Chinn Composer

  • Dog Story

    Dog Story (2000)
    Film by Jian Hong Kuo (Crime and Thriller) Composer An ex-cop and his wife set out to take care of a gambling debt before the Mob takes care of him.

  • Love Songs

    Love Songs (1999)
    Film by Showtime (Romance) music arranger

  • The Ultimate 10....

    The Ultimate 10.... (1999)
    Television by The Learning Channel (Documentary) composer

  • Sammyville

    Sammyville (1999)
    Film by Creative Light Entertainment (Drama) composer Based on the true-life outlaw town. In the wilds of Oregon, a social worker is determined to find a kidnapped child. When she try's to get inside sammyville, she finds dark and mysterious secrets within.

  • Fast Food Films

    Fast Food Films (1999)
    Television by Fox (Comedy) composer A very funny spoof of three movies in a half hour time slot, it takes a MST3K look on various unknown or kind of known movies and proceeds to spoof them. The title comes from the fact that they compress the movies down to six minutes, enough time to eat a fast food meal.

  • I Am Viet Hung

    I Am Viet Hung (1999)
    TV Movie by Diep Bui (Documentary) Composer

  • Merchants of Death

    Merchants of Death (1999)
    Film Composer Add a Plot »

  • Ultimate 10

    Ultimate 10 (1999)
    Television (Documentary) Composer Add a Plot »

  • Vampires of Sorority Row

    Vampires of Sorority Row (1999)
    Film (Comedy and Horror) Composer Add a Plot »

  • Urban Legend

    Urban Legend (1998)
    Film by TriStar Pictures (Horror) score coordinator A college student suspects a series of bizarre deaths are connected to certain urban legends.

  • Rounders

    Rounders (1998)
    Film by Miramax (Drama) scoring coordinator A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.

  • Movie Magic

    Movie Magic (1998)
    Television (Documentary and History) Composer

  • Decay

    Decay (1998)
    Film by Jason Robert Stephens (Thriller, Mystery, Drama, Horror and 2 More) Composer A dentist's wife conspires the murder of her husband. The murder is carried out by a twisted serial killer that stalks and kills exotic women. Unknown to all are the dentist's connections to the Mafia. Now the Police, a Private investigator, and the Mafia hit men are all in on the chase. Written by Jason Stephens

  • Jefftowne

    Jefftowne (1998)
    Film by Daniel Kraus (Documentary) Composer Jeff is a 40-year-old, beer-drinking, porno-consuming wrestling fanatic with Down's Syndrome. He lives in squalor at home with his 98-year-old, wheelchair-bound adopted mother who pins their future hopes on winning the Publisher's Clearing House Sweepstakes. In the meantime, Jeff continues his daily existence, which includes petty theft, bum-rushing celebrities, and fondling women. At once both disturbing and heart-warming, Jeff is a character you'll never forget. Written by Anonymous

  • Clyde Cooper

    Clyde Cooper
    Film (Mystery) Composer A private investigator is hired to track down a missing girl on the run from a mysterious Silicon Valley corporation.

Awards

  • American Composers Forum Subito Grant for opera Æsopera
    (2011)

  • Nomination: Best Original Score for Necrosis, LA Reel Fest
    (2009)

  • Winner: OIAM, New Opera Works opera composition competition
    (2007)

Education

  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
    (1997)

  • University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA)
    (1996)

  • University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA)
    (1992)

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