Film and TV Composers

Sean Callery and John Altman

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Last Show: Sunday 10 th July 2016

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

The Pheasantry hosts a unique summit of two renowned film and TV composers: Composer of hit TV series 24 and Homeland, Sean Callery, and Emmy and BAFTA winning composer John Altman. For this rare live performance, singer/pianist Callery and saxophonist Altman are joined by UK jazz greats Dave Green (bass) and Pete Cater (drums). The group will perform pieces composed by Callery and Altman, as well as familiar jazz standards.

American TV and film composer SEAN CALLERY is best known for his soundtracks for the hit TV series 24, Homeland, Bones, Jessica Jones, Medium, La Femme Nikita and many more. Callery's composed music for 24 from 2001 to 2014. For his work on that series, he received three Emmy Awards for Outstanding Music Composition For a Series (Dramatic Underscore), in 2003, 2006 and 2010. He also won the 2007 Film & TV Music Awards for Best Score for a Dramatic Television Program and Best Television Theme for his work on the series. In addition to his work on 24, Callery scored the music to the television series Medium from 2005 to 2011, for Bones since its fourth season in 2008, Homeland since 2011, Elementary since 2012, and most recently the Netflix series, Marvel's Jessica Jones.

Emmy and BAFTA winning composer JOHN ALTMAN has enjoyed a multi faceted career as composer/arranger/saxophonist and conductor. Among his movie credits are Goldeneye, Titanic (for which he provided all the period music), Life of Brian (for which he arranged Always Look On The Bright Side of Life), Shall We Dance, Little Voice and most recently the BFI restoration of the 1928 silent classic Anthony Asquith’s Shooting Stars. He has written over 4,000 TV commercials worldwide and as a saxophonist has performed with Jimi Hendrix, Bob Marley, Van Morrison and Amy Winehouse among others. As an arranger he has been responsible for 19 platinum records including hit songs for Rod Stewart, George Michael, Tina Turner, Barry White, Diana Ross, Bjork and Van Morrison.
John Altman

Band Lineup

Sean Callery (voice/piano)

John Altman (saxophone)

Dave Green (bass)

Pete Cater (drums)