Jay Flood, Composition and Theory - Film Music
Jay Flood is an Emmy-nominated composer who has contributed music to many blockbuster films, television shows and video games. He began his career composing for Discovery Channel and B feature films before falling in with the upper echelon of Hollywood scoring. A composer of concert works with a Ph.D., as well as a multi-instrumentalist and producer, he became sought after for his eclectric background, electronic proficiency, and skill with the orchestra. Jay was asked to write for such composers as Harry Gregson Williams, Hans Zimmer, John Debney and Mark Snow, and he worked with Steve Jablonsky on eight number one box office films including Transformers, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and A Nightmare on Elm Street. While scoring his own projects like the sitcom The Bill Engvall Show, he also contributed many hours of music to Desperate Housewives, Ghost Whisperer, Smallville and others, and he has worked in the video game world, co-composing with Jablonsky on Transformers:The Game, and writing additional music for Sims3, Metal Gear Solid 2 and others.