|Birth name||Mark Ware Isham|
|Born||September 7, 1951|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Labels||ECM, Windham Hill, Columbia, Virgin|
Mark Ware Isham (born September 7, 1951) is an American musician. A trumpeter and synthesizer player, he works in a variety of genres, including jazz and electronic. He is also a film composer, having worked on films and television series, including The Hitcher, Point Break, Of Mice and Men, Warrior, Nell, Blade, Crash, The Lucky One and Once Upon a Time.
Life and career
His discography is extensive and varied, including participation with artists including David Sylvian, Group 87, Art Lande, Pharoah Sanders, Van Morrison, David Torn, and sessions with people like Brian Wilson, Joni Mitchell, Terry Bozzio, Bill Bruford, XTC, and Siouxsie Sioux.
Studio albums and compilations
Rabbit Ears Storybook Classics
Contributions to soundtracks
|1997||Nothing Sacred||TV series theme|
|1998||From the Earth to the Moon||2||N/A|
|2007||The Black Donnellys||18||N/A|
|2011–2018||Once Upon a Time||147||N/A|
|2012||Beauty and the Beast||"Pilot"||N/A|
|2013–2014||Once Upon a Time in Wonderland||7||N/A|
|2015||Blood & Oil||10||N/A|
|2018||Marvel's Cloak & Dagger||10||N/A|
|2019||Godfather of Harlem||10||N/A|
|2020||Little Fires Everywhere||8||N/A|
|2020||Amazing Stories||"The Rift"||N/A|
Documentaries and shorts
|1984||The Times of Harvey Milk||Rob Epstein||N/A|
|1985||Portraits of Anorexia||N/A|
|1985||Rabbit Ears: The Steadfast Tin Soldier||N/A|
|1993||Hawaii: Born in Paradise||Robert Hillmann||N/A|
|1993||Hidden Hawaii||Robert Hillmann||N/A|
|1998||The Blood Tide||N/A|
|2001||From the Ground Up||Laura Nix||N/A|
|2006||Running Scared||Wayne Kramer||N/A|
|2017||Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982–1992||John Ridley||N/A|
- Huey, Steve. "Mark Isham Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved March 22, 2010.
- "Movies". Nytimes.com. Retrieved October 9, 2019.
- Colin Larkin, ed. (1997). The Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (Concise ed.). Virgin Books. p. 649/50. ISBN 1-85227-745-9.
- "Mark Isham Biography (1951-)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved October 9, 2019.
- Siouxsie on Hector Zazou's 'Songs from the Cold Seas' - CD Columbia, Columbia CD, 1995,
liner notes for Siouxsie's song "The Lighthouse", featuring Mark Isham on trumpet, recorded in Paris, in February 1994
- Richardson, John M. (September 11, 1993). "The Scientology Church of Hollywood". The Globe and Mail. Bell Globemedia Publishing Inc.
- Wright, Lawrence (February 14, 2011). "The Apostate: Paul Haggis vs. the Church of Scientology". The New Yorker. Retrieved March 16, 2011.
- Nickerson, Thomas (November 9, 2006). "The making of Army Strong". United States Army. Retrieved May 19, 2011.