James T. Sale

Composer

James T. Sale was born in Washington D.C. to music-loving parents who introduced him to classical and modern orchestral music. In 1988 James enrolled in the Film Scoring Program at Berklee College of Music in Boston. At Berklee he studied Composition and Orchestration. Conducting studies were with noted conductor David Callahan, conductor of the Brookline Symphony in Boston and a former student of Leonard Bernstein.

After moving to Los Angeles in 1992 he began paying his dues, working as a librarian and copyist for the Sony music library and live shows eventually getting work as an orchestrator, conductor and composer for numerous video games such as God of War, Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle Earth, and Captain America: Super Soldier.

James’ feature film credits include music for Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 1 and 2, Hotel Transylvania 1 and 2, The LEGO Movie, 21 & 22 Jumpstreet, Last Vegas, as well as Return to Zero and Sister Cities for Director Sean Hanish.

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