John Barry scored eleven Bond films and his experience with the franchise spanned twenty-five years – from arranging the theme of DR. NO through THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS, with a few other composers in between. Here you can hear and see many clips demonstrating his work throughout the series, presented by Charles Fernandez.
About Charles Fernandez
Charles Fernandez is an Emmy and Annie nominated composer who began composing for television and film in 1989. He has composed for television series such as Disney’s Little Mermaid; Disney’s Aladdin; Universal’s Casper Cartoon Series (For which he received two Emmy and one Annie Nomination); Disney’s Doug; Disney’s 101 Dalmations; Dreamworks’ Toonsylvania, Disney’s Bonkers, Robot Chicken, among others. Among films he’s written for are Doug’s 1st Movie/Disney; Aladdin III/Disney; The Pebble and the Penguin/MGM; All Dog’s Go To Heaven II/MGM; Aladdin and the King of Thieves/Disney; All Dogs Christmas Carol/MGM; Babes in Toyland/MGM; Tom Sawyer/MGM; Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein/Universal; The New Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbalina/Artisan; Jingle Bells/Artisan and The Tangerine Bear/Artisan.
He has also works on countless trailers and many concert works, including Spirits Rising: The Texan Rider; Persepolis Bazaar; Holiday Horn Concerto; Oboe Concerto; Tone Poem for Clarinet and Strings; the ballet “The Statue” and numerous other chamber, concert band, and orchestral works. Most recently he orchestrated and conducted the trailer for the latest James Bond film, Spectre.