“In this half-day workshop, the studied percussionist Jason Graves will show a different approach to the composition process – using only percussion instruments. Showing examples from Tomb Raider and other titles, Graves will show basic approaches to rhythmic structures and developments. Together with the workshop participants, music will be developed by just using percussion to pictures.” Part of SoundTrack Cologne, August 19-23 2015.
“For the second time Jason Graves will be joining SoundTrack Cologne, August 19-23. In the past years he established himself even further as one of the most sought video game composers. He wrote the music for high profile games such as The Order: 1886, Dead Space, Evolve and the 2013 reboot of the successful Tomb Raider series.” Details can be found here.
“It’s not often that we flag down video game composers for interviews, but we were recently presented with the opportunity to speak with Jason Graves. To our surprise, we were able to chat for almost an hour about his interesting career and the deeper aspects of his music, and we’ve transcribed all of the highlights.” Read the full interview.
Jason Graves has written music for some of the most successful video games including Tomb Raider, Dead Space and, most recently, The Order. He joins us this Wednesday, 6 May, at 2pm, to answer your questions. Do you have something to ask him?
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Jason is appearing on ABC National News to chat about what makes music truly scary. The segment is scheduled for 1:15 pm EST on Halloween, October 31 and will include selections from his scores to Tomb Raider and Dead Space. It will also be available online at ABCnews.com.
Jason has teamed up with Spotify’s Trends Export Shanon Cook and UCLA professors to create “Music To Your Fears” – a exclusive Halloween-themed playlist for Spotify listeners.
Jason will be conducting several world premiere arrangements at this year’s PlayFest in Malaga, Spain. Selections will include Tomb Raider (with 50 person choir), Heroes of Might and Magic and Blazing Angels. He will also be giving a 90 minute masterclass on music for games.
The composer behind Tomb Raider and Dead Space 3 gets the rapid-fire question treatment in the July issue of Develop magazine.
“For the fifth incarnation of the immensely popular JOYSTICK concert series, the Malmo Symphony Orchestra will perform several pieces by the acclaimed Jason Graves. A brand new heroic suite from the Tomb Raider soundtrack will be conducted by Graves himself. The audience will also experience his chilling music from sci-fi horror franchise Dead Space.”
“Jason Graves stepped into the composer role to score Lara’s Croft’s reboot. Here he discusses the tracks on the album release in detail…” Read the complete commentary.