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Mark Isham

tr, *1951 US, New York City
Musician / Composer of Soundtrack

Mark Isham (b. September 7, 1951, in New York) is an American trumpeter, synthesist and Academy Award-nominated composer. He works in a variety of genres, including jazz, electronic and film music. Isham studied classical music, but also became interested in jazz, rock, and pop music. During the 70s he became a touring and session musician in various assemblies (Charles Lloyd, Beach Boys, Van Morrison) and appeared later as guest musician on many releases of well-known artists (David Sylvian, Rolling Stones, Susan Vega). His early solo releases during the 80s had a strong emphasis on electronics, ranging from New Age (all Windham Hill releases) to abstract (soundtracks). During the 90s Isham rediscovered his roots in (contemporary) classical music and jazz and blended these genres in many releases of this incredibly productive period of his career.

  • Trumpet
  • Flugelhorn
  • Keyboards
  • Synthesizer
  • Piano
  • Soundtrack
  • Electronic
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Children's Music
Popular Tracks   
Building A Family on Life As A House by Mark Isham
Time Passing II on Black Mirror: Arkangel by Mark Isham
Luck Dries Up on Togo by Mark Isham
A Leap on Life As A House by Mark Isham
Frank Gehry on A Family Man by Mark Isham
Daniel and Ruth on The Longest Ride by Mark Isham
A River Runs Through It on A River Runs Through It by Mark Isham
The Nevers on The Nevers: Season 1 by Mark Isham
Tribune Tower on A Family Man by Mark Isham
In Half-Light of the Canyon on A River Runs Through It by Mark Isham

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Title Artist Year Type
Black Mirror - ArkangelMark Isham2018Album
The Accountant (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham2016Album
American CrimeMark Isham2015Album
The Longest Ride (Original Motion Picture Score)Mark Isham2015Album
Kiss The Girls (Music From The Motion Picture)Mark Isham, Carter Burwell2015Album
42 (Original Motion Picture Score)Mark Isham2013Album
Once Upon A Time (Original Television Soundtrack): Season 2Mark Isham2013Album
Nowhere To Run (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham2012Album
Once Upon A Time (Original Television Soundtrack)Mark Isham2012Album
The ConspiratorMark Isham2011Album
The MechanicMark Isham2011Album
Dolphin TaleMark Isham2011Album
The Conspirator (Original Motion Picture Score)Mark Isham, Zoë Keating2011Album
WarriorMark Isham2011Album
The Crazies (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham2010Album
BittersweetMark Isham + Kate Ceberano2009Album
Crossing Over (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham2009Album
Pride And Glory (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham2008Album
Original Score From The Motion Picture Point BreakMark Isham2008Album
The Mist (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham2008Album
Gracie (Original Motion Picture Score)Mark Isham2007Album
Reservation Road (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham2007Album
BobbyMark Isham2007Album
In The Valley Of Elah (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham2007Album
Lions For Lambs (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham2007Album
Next (Music From The Motion Picture)Mark Isham2007Album
Running Scared (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham2006Album
The Black Dahlia (Original Soundtrack Recording)Mark Isham2006Album
PureMark Isham2006Compil.
Crash: Original Motion Picture SoundtrackMark Isham2005Album
The Cooler - Music From The filmMark Isham2005Album
Twisted (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham2004Album
Sound StageLyle Lovett Feat. Randy Newman And Mark Isham2004Album
Racing Stripes (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham2004Compil.
Life As A House (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham2001Album
Don't Say A Word (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham2001Album
GalapagosMark Isham2000Album
Rules Of Engagement (Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham2000Album
Men Of HonorMark Isham2000Album
October Sky (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham1999Album
Body Shots (Music From The Motion Picture)Mark Isham1999Album
Miles Remembered: The Silent Way ProjectMark Isham1999Album
The Education Of Little TreeMark Isham1998Album
Blade (Complete Original Recording Sessions)Mark Isham1998Album
A Windham Hill RetrospectiveMark Isham1998Compil.
At First Sight (Original MGM Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham1998Compil.
Afterglow (Music From The Motion Picture)Mark Isham Featuring Charles Lloyd1998Album
Blade (Original Motion Picture Score)Mark Isham1998Album
Last Dance (Music From The Motion Picture)Mark Isham1996Album
Fly Away HomeMark Isham1996Album
Fly Away HomeMark Isham1996Album
Bande Originale Du Film Week-End En FamilleMark Isham1995Compil.
The Net (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham1995Album
Miami Rhapsody - The Original Motion Picture SoundtrackMark Isham1995Compil.
Blue SunMark Isham1995Album
From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack "Home For The Holidays"Mark Isham1995Compil.
Losing IsaiahMark Isham1995Album
Nell (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham1994Album
Timecop (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham1994Album
Romeo Is Bleeding (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Recording)Mark Isham1994Compil.
The Browning Version (Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham1994Album
From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack "Quiz Show"Mark Isham1994Album
Mrs. Parker And The Vicious CircleMark Isham1994Album
Fire In The Sky (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham1993Album
Sketch Artist (Original Television Soundtrack)Mark Isham1992Album
The Hitcher (Original Soundtrack Recording)Mark Isham1992Album
Of Mice And Men (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham1992Album
The Public Eye (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham1992Album
A River Runs Through ItMark Isham1992Album
A River Runs Through ItMark Isham1992Compil.
Cool World (Original Motion Picture Score)Mark Isham1992Album
Billy Bathgate (Music From The Original Soundtrack)Mark Isham1991Album
Songs My Children Taught MeMark Isham1991Compil.
Windham Hill Records 1991 First Quarter Radio SamplerMichael Manring, Mark Isham, Ray Obiedo1991Album
Little Man Tate (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham1991Album
Reversal Of FortuneMark Isham1991Album
The Boy Who Drew CatsMark Isham, William Hurt1990Album
The Emperor's New ClothesMark Isham, John Gielgud1990Album
Mark IshamMark Isham1990Album
I Never Will KnowMark Isham Featuring Tanita Tikaram1990Single
Everybody WinsMark Isham1990Album
Love At Large (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham1990Album
ThumbelinaMark Isham1989Album
TibetMark Isham1989Album
CastaliaMark Isham1988Album
Special Radio EditsMark Isham1988Album
Windham Hill: TibetMark Isham1988Album
The Grand ParadeMark Isham1988Single
The Beast Of War (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham1988Album
The Moderns (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham And Charlélie Couture1988Album
We BeginMark Isham, Art Lande1987Album
The Steadfast Tin SoldierJeremy Irons, Mark Isham1987Album
On The Threshold Of Liberty / MoonMark Isham, George Winston1987Album
The Emperor And The NightingaleHans Christian Andersen, Glenn Close, Mark Isham1987Album
Trouble In Mind (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Mark Isham / Marianne Faithfull1986Album
Film MusicMark Isham1985Album
My Wife With Champagne ShouldersMark Isham1985Single
Pittsburgh, 1901Mark Isham1985Single
Vapor DrawingsMark Isham1983Album
From The Album Vapor DrawingsMark Isham1983Single
A Jazz Composer's EnsemblePaul Nash Featuring Mark Isham With Eddie Marshall & Art Lande1979Album
Rubisa PatrolArt Lande, Rubisa Patrol, Mark Isham, Bill Douglass, Glenn Cronkhite1976Album
ThumbelinaMark IshamAlbum
The Express: The Ernie Davis StoryMark IshamAlbum
Crash: Original Score From The Starz Series, Volume 1Mark Isham, Cindy O'ConnorAlbum
The Cooler - Music From The filmMark IshamAlbum
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