Kris Bowers Opens Up About His Journey to Becoming a Film and TV Composer

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Kris Bowers

Who is Kris Bowers? Well, we predict that he will be well known worldwide by many generations to come…

At just 32 years old, Los Angeles Native Kris Bowers has Blockbuster movies, hit TV shows, documentaries and even video games on his resume as accomplishments. In 2018, Bowers had the honor of collaborating with Emmy and Academy Award-winning director Peter Farrelly and Academy Award-winning actor Mahershala Ali on their critically acclaimed Green Book(Academy Award Winner, ‘Best Picture’ and ‘Best Original Screenplay,’ 2019). In addition to scoring the film, Bowers served as Ali’s on-screen hand-double, providing the fingering for close up piano shots, as well as spending months working with Ali as his piano instructor—Ali Went won ‘Best Supporting Actor’ for the role. Bowers’ work on Green Book landed him a nomination for ‘Best Score’ at the 2019 Critic’s Choice Awards, at which he performed a live version of “Dear Dolores” from the Green Book soundtrack. 

He also just recently did the scoring for the Netflix drama Bridgerton, and was the composer for the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack for the movie Aretha starring Jennifer Hudson.

Kris recently became a newlywed and we are looking forward to his future projects!

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