Known for movies
John Medeski is an American keyboardist, composer and producer. He is a member of the jazz-rock band Medeski Martin & Wood, and has collaborated with a wide range of musicians including John Zorn, Bill Laswell, Iggy Pop, and Meshell Ndegeocello.
Medeski was born in Louisville, Kentucky, on August 3, 1965. His father was a jazz trumpet player and his mother was a classical pianist. He began playing piano at the age of four and soon developed a love for jazz and improvisation. Medeski studied classical piano at the Juilliard School in New York City, but he dropped out after two years to pursue a career in music.
Medeski’s first professional gig was with the band Groove Collective. He later toured with Billy Martin’s band, The Word. In 1992, he formed Medeski Martin & Wood with bassist Chris Wood and drummer Billy Martin. The band has released 16 albums and toured extensively throughout the world.
Medeski has also released several solo albums, including A Different Time (2011) and Mad Skillet (2018). He has composed music for film and television, including the score for the HBO series Treme.
Medeski is married to artist and musician Emily Elhaj. They have two daughters.
Medeski has an estimated net worth of $5 million. He earns a salary of $300,000 per year from his work with Medeski Martin & Wood, and has also earned income from his solo albums and composing work.
|Full Name||John Medeski|
|Profession||Organist, Keyboard Player, Film Score Composer, Jazz Pianist|
|Education||New England Conservatory of Music|
|Music Groups||Medeski Martin & Wood, Spectrum Road, The Word|
|Movies||Bloomin Mud Shuffle, Audrey the Trainwreck, Shadows and Lies, Tiger Tail in Blue|
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|Bloomin Mud Shuffle||2015|
|Juicy Lucy||2014||Video short|
|Tiger Tail in Blue||2012|
|Audrey the Trainwreck||2010|
|Shadows & Lies||2010|
|Day on Fire||2006|
|Conan||2015||TV Series writer - 1 episode|
|Altman||2014||Documentary arranger: "Let's Begin Again" / performer: "Let's Begin Again"|
|Ghost of New Orleans||2011||"Luke Warm Coffee"|
|House M.D.||2010||TV Series performer - 1 episode|
|Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss||1998||writer: "Think", "Kenny"|
|Altman||2014||Documentary composer: additional music|
|Shadows & Lies||2010||musician|
|Blind Date||2007/I||musician: piano|
|A Brother's Kiss||1997||musician: keyboard|
|Conan||2015||TV Series||Himself - The Word|
|Lee's 88 Keys||2015||Himself|
|Juicy Lucy||2014||Video short||Himself|
|Cure for Pain: The Mark Sandman Story||2011||Documentary|
|Wetlands Preserved: The Story of an Activist Nightclub||2008||Documentary||Himself|
|Blind Boys of Alabama: Go Tell It on the Mountain||2004||TV Special||Performer|
|The Medeski, Martin and Wood's Dropper||2002||Documentary short||Himself|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia