Jonathan Zalben | Music for Media

Jonathan Zalben creates compelling soundtracks for picture drawing on his decades-long experience in music, film, television, and media art. He studied violin and music composition at Juilliard Pre-College, Yale, and NYU.

Film/TV credits include the Oscar-nominated film Redemption (HBO) directed by Jon Alpert and Matthew O'Neill, Alone (NY Times Op-Doc) directed by Garrett Bradley, which won the Sundance Jury Award and was shortlisted for an Oscar, There's Something Wrong With Aunt Diane (HBO) directed by Liz Garbus, On Pointe (Disney+) directed by Larissa Bills, Just Before I Go (Starz) directed by Courteney Cox, and No Way Jose (Sony Pictures) directed by Adam Goldberg.

Zalben's art has been viewed at the Hammer Museum, MASS MoCa, Boston Public Library, and art galleries around the world. He won an award for his media art collaboration, Compound Pilot, at SXSW and was nominated for a Guild of Music Supervisors Award for Ron Carter: Finding the Right Notes (PBS) directed by Peter Schnall.