Mark Isham

Mark Isham’s musical path did not run in a straight line toward film composition. However, his early experiences in the Oakland and San Francisco Symphonies as well as the time spent with Van Morrison, Art Lande and Pharoah Sanders left him ready and able to deal with whatever compositional challenges came his way. Though he did not begin scoring for...

Mark Isham on Scoring October Sky

I have, actually, on a theatrical commercial for an electric car. ILM did some really cool special effects. I won a CLEO and several other people won CLEOs for that. So we had met on that. We never actually worked face to face, but he became aware of me and became aware of him. Obviously, I knew JUMANJI. Then he had this film, and he temped it with all my...