Outward Bound (J Herberman)
This is a collection of tracks depicting an experience of survival training, personal challenge and conquering of fear. All of the moods are captured; introspection and trepidation, fear, anxiety, striving, success and triumph. Highly editable and flexible, these are tracks that are designed to underscore and support without being too specific. Stings and alternate versions are provided for many of the tracks. Piano and guitar are featured. Many tracks share the principal themes, creating a coherent show package. Good for outdoor TV series, reality shows, lifestyle programming, documentary, nature programming, history.
John has been composing music for media for over 25 years, and brings a wealth of experience to his work. With composing credits such as “Joan of Arc” (CBS TV Minisieries), “Queen of Swords” (Global/Fox TV Series) and “Once Upon a Hamster” (YTV TV Series), John has a demonstrated ability to cross genres and demographics.
As an orchestrator, John has worked on projects such as “Winnie” (Jennifer Hudson, Terence Howard), and “Horses of McBride” (CTV), which won a DGC Award for Best Direction in 2013
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With over 45 CDs written and produced, 7 Gold records and 5 Juno nominations, John’s music is widely appreciated.
As a community-builder, John has recently launched Toronto Ravel, which gathers together filmmakers and music professionals to study great orchestral music, just for the love of doing so.