Joel Iwataki - A Leading Music Composer and Mixer

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Presentation Description

Joel Iwataki learned orchestration and composition from film composers “Albert Harris” and “Richard Markowitz”. While writing big band arrangements for Vegas acts Joel Iwataki composed music for Disney Educational Films and a PBS documentary. On hearing his scores other composers would ask him to help mix their projects. After meeting the great film composer Elliot Goldenthal, Joel made film score mixing his career. In a career mixing over 150 scores high points have been the scores of Elliot Goldenthal including “Alien3”, “Batman Forever”, “Titus”, “Final Fantasy” and the Oscar-winning score for "Frida". Find out more about him at his official site


Presentation Transcript

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Sound Engineer Joel Iwataki

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Joel Iwataki was always interested in music and he knew about his passion from the beginning. Therefore, he left school at 19 owing to his circumstances to become a commercial fisherman in Alaska.

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Joel Iwataki after studying music joined the board of the Pacific Composers Forum in Los Angeles from 1987-1990. While working there for three years, he composed music for 2 musicals: “Canton Jazz Club”, produced at East West Players in Los Angeles in 1991 and “Beijing Spring” produced at East West Players in 1996 with utmost diligence and creativity.

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He also composed the same song again in a revival in 2006 which sheds light on the legacy of his work. While writing big band arrangements for Vegas acts, Joel Iwataki composed music for Disney Educational Films and a PBS documentary which is nothing less than magic. It is full of creativity and different innovative skills are used in it. He is known for his innovative yet creative mind.

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Joel Iwataki is available to offer consultation in musical composing, mixing music, voice engineering, and music. He also made other people learn by talking about his work experience with leading composers.

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Joel Iwataki is a big name in the music industry. He has earned this position by constant hard work, compassion, and kindness. He proved that success is not in what you have but who you are.

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THANK YOU To know more about him visit his official site

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