Evan Frankfort

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Evan Frankfort
Evan Frankfort in Los Angeles, CA.jpeg
Evan Frankfort in Los Angeles
Background information
Birth name Christopher Jay Frankfort
Born (1970-12-13) December 13, 1970 (age 46)
Genres Film score, Television score, Music Production
Occupation(s) Film composer, Music producer
Instruments Piano, Keyboard, MIDI Master Keyboard, Synthesizer, Guitar, Drums, Lap Steel Guitar
Website evanfrankfort.com

Evan Frankfort (born December 13, 1970) is an American teleivison/film composer, sound designer, engineer, and music producer. He has composed music for several shows and films including Rules of Engagement, Swingtown, In Plain Sight, and 90210. He has also contributed to over 100 records, working with artists including Plain White T's, Liz Phair, Rancid, Flock of Seagulls, The Dollyrots, and many more.[1]

Evan met Liz Phair while helping her produce her Funstyle album, while both were in the studio working on TV shows. Now, Liz Phair is one of Evan's scoring partners, and have worked on projects such as Swingtown, In Plain Sight and 90210.[2] The trio has been scoring In Plain Sight since its third season.[3]

Work 1990 - present[edit]


In 1996 Evan won a Daytime Emmy Award for his musical contributions to Guiding Light, under the name Christopher Jay.[10][11]


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  2. ^ "Cool and Composed". ASCAP. Retrieved 4 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Summer Television Music Roundup [Part 1]". filmmusicreporter.com. Retrieved 4 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "The 100". IMDB. 
  5. ^ a b "Evan Frankfort". NY Times. 
  6. ^ "Evan Frankfort Credits". Yahoo. Retrieved 9 May 2012. 
  7. ^ "The Beautiful Life". Variety. Retrieved 4 April 2012. 
  8. ^ "Swingtown". Variety. Retrieved 4 April 2012. 
  9. ^ "Soundtrack 90210". 
  10. ^ "Ka-ching! Some musicians sold on commercial outlets". US News Tweets. 
  11. ^ "Evan Frankfort". Retrieved 4 April 2012.