Fuzzbee Morse

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Fuzzbee Morse

Fuzzbee Morse is a composer for films, as well as a performer, singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and music producer.

He is known for his command of a variety of instruments, including guitar, keyboards, bass, flute, soprano saxophone, mandolin, alto flute and many others. As a player, primarily on guitar, Fuzzbee has played with such notable musicians as: Bono, Peter Gabriel, Lou Reed, Frank Zappa, Aaron Neville, Wasis Diop, Jaco Pastorius, Third World, Karla Bonoff, Richie Havens, Pino Palladino, Alex Band (The Calling), Jean-Luc Ponty, Ric Ocasek, Joan Baez, Cyril Neville, Axl Rose, Chambers Brothers, Manu Katché, Nick Jameson, Robert Wyatt, Greg Hawkes, Paul Allen, Pink, Dave Grohl, Larry Mullen, Jr., The Soul Survivors, Daniel Lanois, Donovan, Anne McCue, Jerry Marotta, Tony Levin, Derek Trucks, Julian Lennon, Rufus Wainwright, Robert Randolph, Steve Ferrone, Bernard Fowler, Andy Pratt, David Sancious, Natalie Cole, Lee Sklar, Ben Orr, Nick Mason, Russ Kunkel, Phil Upchurch, The Security Project, Dan Aykroyd, Trey Gunn, Harry Dean Stanton and many more.

His first album, Dreams and Other Living Things, featuring Jerry Marotta, Tony Levin, David Sancious, Lisa Frazier, Daya Rawat and Chambers Brothers was released in 2015. Paul Zollo, Senior Editor of American Songwriter reviewed it as, "An absolute masterpiece. An album for the ages."

His film career began in 1987 with the Stuart Gordon film, Dolls,[1] and he is still active in the industry today. He has worked on films with people such as Philip Haas, Damian Lewis, Stuart Gordon, John Slattery, Will Gluck, Richard Band, Charles Band, Chris Bauer, Tom Stern, Pam Brady, Dyan Cannon, Currie Graham, Sasha Jenson, Michael Couto and Kyle McCulloch. Morse, despite having many titles to his name, is often credited alongside others such as Richard Band, etc. and therefore hasn't always had as much attention from the media as his collaborators. Dolls is known for having sparked off several 'Killer Doll' franchises (collections of films such as Chucky and the Puppetmaster series with their many sequels), along with Ghoulies II, the second in a series of four films about wild, little demons conjured with black magic. Fuzzbee Morse is still working in music, film and television and performs often around Los Angeles.

Improv comedy music[edit]

Morse performs as part of The Flying Fannoli Brothers, an acclaimed improv comedy band, along with Nick Jameson and Gary Anthony Williams. They've been performing together since 1998. He's also performed with long-running comedy troupe Off the Wall and such accomplished comedians/improv actors as Rick Overton, Paul Dooley, Paul Willson, Ryan Stiles and Dan Aykroyd.

Credited works as Composer[edit]

Soundtracks[edit]

  • Fired Up (2009) (writer: "Feeling So Gay") (performer: "Feeling So Gay") [4]
  • "The Loop" (2 episodes, 2006-2007: Fatty (2007) TV episode (writer: "Feelin' So Gay") (performer: "Feelin' So Gay"); The Tiger Express (2006) TV episode (writer: "I Wished I Were a Moleman Too") (performer: "I Wished I Were a Moleman Too")
  • The Situation (2006) (writer: "Kiss My Ass!", "Giant Lizard") (performer: "Kiss My Ass!", "Giant Lizard")
  • Peacock Blues (1996) (TV) (writer: "Should I?", "Keep Talking") (performer: "Should I?", "Keep Talking")
  • Prehysteria! 2 (1994) (V) (writer: "I Chopped the Chicken", "The Food I Cook", "The Lamb Sautées Tonight", "Dino Hop") (performer: "Dino Hop")
  • The Arrival (1991) ("Danger Man")
  • The End of Innocence (1990) (writer: "The Beat is in the Blood") (performer: "The Beat is in the Blood")

Other credits[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ R. G. Young (2000). R. G. Young, ed. The encyclopedia of fantastic film: Ali Baba to Zombies. Applause. p. 1016. ISBN 978-1-55783-269-6. 
  2. ^ Connors, Martin; Craddock, Jim (2000). Videohound's Golden Movie Retriever 2000. Visible Ink Press. p. 1700. ISBN 978-1-57859-042-1. 
  3. ^ Muir, John (2007). Horror films of the 1980s. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co. p. 577. ISBN 978-0-7864-2821-2. 
  4. ^ "Fuzzbee Morse - Trailer - Showtimes - Cast - Movies & TV". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 2009-08-02. 

Zollo, Paul (August 20, 2015). "Dreams and Other Living Things". American Songwriter. 

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