Ed Alton Ed Alton Ed Alton


Ed Alton has sustained an impressive career in the Los Angeles TV, film and recording industries. His music has maintained a constant presence on prime time TV for nearly 30 years. To date, he has composed scores for over 530 episodes of 31 different prime time network TV series. For 21 of those series he also composed the Main Title themes. Daily Variety recognized Alton as one of TV's top theme composers when it listed him as #5 among Nielsen's Top 90's TV Themesters. His career has been distinguished by numerious accolades including five ASCAP Top TV Composer Awards, an Emmy Nomination, and several Gold & Platimun record awards.

Most Notable Awards

5 Award Wins
5 ASCAP Awards: Top TV Series Composer Win
Emmy Nomination

Alton's eclectic musical background has proven invaluable in the diverse styles of his scores. Breaking out in the 80's with the ABC hit series Head of the Class, Alton has worked consistantly ever since in prime time on both comedies & dramas. In the 90's Alton scored 2 of NBC's Thursday night "Must see TV" hits; Suddenly Susan & The Single Guy. His work with Bernadette Peters on The Closer led to an Emmy Nomination in Music & Lyrics. Recent projects have been the popular TV series Whitney & My Boys, and arranging & conducting on the Britney Spears CD In The Zone.

Filmography List

2014 Life SaverScored the Pilot
2011-2013 WhitneyTheme & Series Composer
2006-2010 My BoysTheme & Series Composer
2008 The More Things ChangeScored the Pilot
2005 Kevin HillComposer
2004 Veronica MarsAdditional Score Composer
2007 George Lopez: America's MexicanTheme Composer
2004 Life As We Know ItAdditional Score Composer
2004 Everyday LifeScored Pilot
2004 Run of the HouseTheme & Series Composer
2003 DuetsTheme Composer
2003 Navy NCISAdditional Music Composer
2003 Celebrity Look AlikeTheme & Show Composer
2003 George Lopez NFLUnderscore for HBO
2003 Britney Spears: In the ZoneArranger/Conductor: "Touch of Your Hand"
2002 George Lopez ShowComposer
2002 WB NetworkStation Logo Music
2001 NikkiComposer & Musical Director
1996 Suddenly SusanTheme & Score Composer
1998 The CloserTheme & Score Composer
1995 The Single GuyTheme & Series Composer
1996 The FacultyTheme & Series Composer
1995 Bless This HouseTheme & Series Composer
1994 Something WilderTheme & Series Composer
1994 Martin Short ShowTheme & Show Composer
1994 Wild OatsTheme & Series Composer
1993 Daddy DearestEnd Title & Series Composer
1992 Tall HopesTheme & Series Composer
1993 Running the HallsTheme & Series Composer
1991 Salute Your ShortsTheme & Series Composer
1992 BillyEnd Title & Series Composer
1992 Night CourtAdditional Music Composer
1990 MollyEnd Title & Series Composer
1987 My Demon LoverAdditional Music Composer
1986 Head of the ClassTheme & Series Composer

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