Keefus Ciancia

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Keefus Ciancia
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Background information
Birth name Keith Ciancia
Also known as Keefus Ciancia &
Keefus Green
Born (1972-11-06) November 6, 1972 (age 44)
Genres Rock, pop, hip hop, ambient, experimental
Instruments Keyboards, Producer, Composer
Years active 1991–present
Associated acts David Holmes
Website cianciamanagement.com/Keefus

Keith Ciancia better known as Keefus Green or Keefus Ciancia, is an American-born musician (keyboards/piano), composer and producer.[1]

Career[edit]

Keefus Ciancia began a relationship with T-Bone Burnett[2] as a session musician after being heard on a local radio station in Los Angeles. Keefus later co-producered on a few T-Bone projects such as the Coen Brothers' film The Ladykillers and Cassandra Wilson's Thunderbird.[3] He is currently the co-composer with Burnett for the HBO series True Detective.[4]

Keefus has recently scored the soundtrack for Strangerland[5] and co-produced and co-wrote Jeff Bridges's latest release, The Sleeping Tapes.[6]

Composing credits[edit]

Title Credits Year
Ali Music Composer 2001[7]
Spider-Man 2 Composer – Featured Song 2001[8]
Don't Come Knocking Composer/Performer[9] 2005
Shadowboxer Composer[10] 2005
K7 Composer[11] 2006
The Poughkeepsie Tapes Composer[12][13] 2007
Saving Grace (Composer/Music for 4 seasons and Title track)[14] 2008–2010
Motel Life Composer 2011[15]
Good Vibrations Composer[16] 2011
Brandon Generator Composer, producer[17] 2011
The Hunger Games Keyboards 2011
A Place at the Table Composer[18] 2014 - 2012
Nashville– Season 1 Composer, producer 2012–2013
Diana Composer, producer 2013[19]
The Fall Season 1, 2 & 3 Composer, producer[20] 2013 - 2016
True Detective - Season 1 & 2 Composer[21] 2014 - 2015
As Above, So Below Composer[22] 2014
Strangerland Composer[23] 2015
Criminal Activities Composer[24] 2015
Devil's Gate Composer[25] 2016
Mindhorn Composer[26] 2016
Eyewitness Composer[27] 2016

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Awards[edit]

  • Emmy nomination for co-writing and producing the theme song for the hit television series Saving Grace (2010)[29]
  • BMI award for music scoring (2010)[30]
  • Won an Ivor Novello Award for Best TV Soundtrack for the series London Spy (2016) [31]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Keefus Ciancia LinerNotes". Linernotes.com. 1972-11-06. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  2. ^ "News « T Bone Burnett". Tboneburnett.com. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  3. ^ Ouellette, Dan (April 8, 2006). Wilson's new groove. Billboard. p. 50. Retrieved August 9, 2010. 
  4. ^ Jackson, Blair (2014-01-04). "Music for ‘True Detective’: T Bone Burnett Digs Deep for Eerie HBO Drama". Mixonline. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  5. ^ "Keefus Ciancia". Film Music Reporter. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  6. ^ Philip Sherburne (2015-02-06). "Jeff Bridges: Sleeping Tapes Album Review". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  7. ^ "The Greatest - Everlast | Song Info". AllMusic. 2001-11-27. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  8. ^ "Why do film and TV composers like to work in pairs? | Classical MPR". Minnesota.publicradio.org. 2014-04-15. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  9. ^ "Don't Come Knocking (2005) Soundtracks Credits". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  10. ^ "Don't Come Knocking (2005) Soundtracks Credits of Keefus Ciancia". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  11. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-05-17. Retrieved 2014-11-23. 
  12. ^ "The Poughkeepsie Tapes: Filmin kadrosu ve ekibin tamamı". Beyazperde.com. 2014-09-10. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  13. ^ "The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2008)". Fandango.com. 2008-10-01. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  14. ^ "Saving Grace (TV Series) (2007)". FilmAffinity.com. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  15. ^ "Various Artists - The Motel Life (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) - Amazon.com Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  16. ^ "Torino Film Festival". Torinofilmfest.org. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  17. ^ "FSM Board: PR: The Motel Life (Holmes/Ciancia)". Filmscoremonthly.com. Archived from the original on 2016-11-22. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  18. ^ "Music for ‘A Place at the Table’". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  19. ^ "‘Diana’ Soundtrack Details". Film Music Reporter. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  20. ^ "The Fall Quotes, Facts & Trivia". TV.com. 2013-05-13. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  21. ^ "Music for ‘True Detective’: T Bone Burnett Digs Deep for Eerie HBO Drama". HBO. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  22. ^ "Keefus Ciancia Scoring ‘As Above, So Below’". Film Music Reporter. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 
  23. ^ "Keefus Ciancia Scoring ‘Strangerland’". Film Music Reporter. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  24. ^ "Keefus Ciancia Scoring Jackie Earle Haley’s ‘Criminal Activities’". Film Music Reporter. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  25. ^ "Devil's Gate (2016) : Full Cast & Crew". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  26. ^ "Mindhorn (2016) : Full Cast & Crew". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  27. ^ "Eyewitness (2016) : Full Cast & Crew". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  28. ^ "Keefus Ciancia Filmography". Imdb.com. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  29. ^ "Keefus Ciancia Filmography". The New York Times. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  30. ^ "LARRY GOLDINGS RESIDENCY PART 2 : NEW SOUNDS WITH GABE NOEL + ZACH HARMON + KEEFUS GREEN AND SPECIAL GUESTS". Archived from the original on 2014-11-29. 
  31. ^ "2016". The Ivors. Retrieved 2016-11-22.