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Sundance Composer Spotlight: Mark Orton

Posted in News on January 21, 2015

Sundance 2015 Film: People, Places, Things Premiere: Monday, January 26 12:15 PM

Mark Orton composes music for films, live concerts and radio dramas. He is a multi-instrumentalist who performs on several types of guitars, keyboards and percussion. Orton is the co-founder of Tin Hat, a San Francisco-based composer-improviser collective and has released five critically acclaimed albums. He has also written scores for art, documentary and feature films, including Nebraska, 360, Redemption Trail and The Good Girl. An innovative artist, his soundtrack for My Old Lady was accordion and string based, with doses of low brass and waterphone.

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