David Schwartz David Schwartz David Schwartz


David Schwartz attended the School of Visual Arts in New York and the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Early on in his career, he mastered a wide range of musical genres by performing with such diverse acts as John Hall, Manhattan Transfer, the Boston Civic Symphony, the Glenn Miller Band, Howard Johnson, and John Sebastian. In 1990, David began composing music for film and television. His first network television series, the multi Emmy award winning hit, Northern Exposure, earned him a Grammy nomination for Best Instrumental Composition for its memorable theme song. The composer scored every episode of the show for its entire seven seasons.

Over the last two decades, he has scored numerous television themes and series, including Arrested Development, Chaos, The Inbetweeners, Sit Down Shut Up, Worst Week, Carpoolers, The Playboy Club, Outlaw Country, Deadwood (Emmy Nominated for Main Title Theme), Rules of Engagement, Runaway, Sex, Love & Secrets, Maximum Bob, Leap of Faith, Beggars & Choosers, Wolf Lake, The Ellen Show, Brimstone, Cold Feet, The Oblongs, Everything's Relative, The John Larroquette Show, Beverly Hills 90210 and Murder in Small Town X, among others.

Most Notable Awards

5 Award Wins, 4 Nominations
Emmy Award 3 Nominations
Grammy Award 1 Nomination

His film and telefilm credits include Gonzo, Write & Wrong, Underfunded, You Stupid Man (Denise Richards, David Krumholtz, Milla Jovovich, William Baldwin), Magic in the Water, My Little Assassin, Deadman's Revenge, and the VH-1 hit, Two Of Us, based on a fictional post-Beatles reunion of Lennon and McCartney. David has the well-earned reputation for being able to deliver his unique brand of quirky, original music, while remaining true to the needs and demands of the projects he scores.

Filmography List

2014 Deaf GhostOriginal Music Composer
2003-2013 Arrested Development (TV Series) (57 episodes)Original Music Composer
2012 The Call (Short)Original Music Composer
2012 The Inbetweeners (TV Series) (1 episode)Original Music Composer
2012 Outlaw Country (TV Movie)Original Music Composer
2011 The Playboy Club (TV Series) (7 episodes)Original Music Composer
2011 Chaos (TV Series) (7 episodes)Original Music Composer
2010 Running Wilde (TV Series) (4 episodes)Original Music Composer
2009 Sit Down Shut Up (TV Series) (13 episodes)Original Music Composer
2009 Happiness Isn't Everything (TV Movie)Original Music Composer
2007-2009 Reaper (TV Series) (31 episodes)Original Music Composer
2008 Worst Week (TV Series) (5 episodes)Original Music Composer
2008 True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet (TV Movie)Original Music Composer
2008 Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (Documentary)Original Music Composer
2007-2008 Rules of Engagement (TV Series) (20 episodes)Original Music Composer
2007-2008 Carpoolers (TV Series) (9 episodes)Original Music Composer
2006-2008 Runaway (TV Series) (9 episodes)Original Music Composer
2007 American Family (TV Movie)Original Music Composer
2007 The Thick of It (TV Movie)Original Music Composer
2007 Write & Wrong (TV Movie)Original Music Composer
2006 Big Day (TV Series) (2 episodes)Original Music Composer
2006 A Christmas Wedding (TV Movie)Original Music Composer
2006 Underfunded (TV Movie)Original Music Composer
2006 Sex, Lies and SecretsOriginal Music Composer
2006 A Day In The LifeOriginal Music Composer
2004-2006 Deadwood (TV Series) (composer - 36 episodes)Original Theme Composer
2004 Arrested Development: Making of a Future Classic (TV Movie documentary)Original Music Composer
2002 You Stupid ManOriginal Music Composer
2002 Hidden Hills (TV Series)Original Music Composer
2002 Murder In Small Town XOriginal Music Composer
2002 Leap of Faith (TV Series)Original Music Composer
2001-2002 Wolf Lake (TV Series) (9 episodes)Original Music Composer
2001-2002 The Ellen Show (TV Series) (18 episodes)Original Music Composer
2001 The Oblongs (TV Series) (3 episodes)Original Music Composer
2000 Two of Us (TV Movie)Original Music Composer
1999 My Little Assassin (TV Movie)Original Music Composer
1999 House CallsOriginal Music Composer
1999 Cold Feet (TV Series)Original Music Composer
1999 Beggars and Choosers (TV Series)Original Music Composer
1999 Everything's Relative (TV Series)Original Music Composer
1998-1999 Brimstone (TV Series) (3 episodes)Original Music Composer
1998 Maximum Bob (TV Series)Original Music Composer
1996 Life with Roger (TV Series)Original Music Composer
1996 The John Larroquette Show (TV Series) (1 episode)Original Music Composer
1995 Magic in the WaterOriginal Music Composer
1990-1995 Northern Exposure (TV Series) (110 episodes)Original Music Composer
1994 Sherwood's TravelsOriginal Music Composer
1994 Dead Man's Revenge (TV Movie)Original Music Composer
1990 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (2 episodes)Original Music Composer

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