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Jeff Danna - film and TV composer

Jeff Danna - Resident Evil: Apocalypse soundtrack CD cover Jeff Danna is the younger brother of composer Mychael Danna. Jeff has worked with his brother on a number of projects, sometimes as a musician but frequently as co-composer. Jeff's solo work has been for both Television and Film, covering a number of series in his native Canada and in the US. We don't know if the film industry based in Vancouver is a contributing factor, but Jeff's film score career seems to have accelerated in recent years. This has included some solo projects (Resident Evil: Apocalypse, The Boondock Saints 1 & 2) and several joint projects with his brother (Tideland, Fracture, Lakeview Terrace) culminating in the latest Terry Gilliam movie "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus".

Mychael Danna & Jeff Danna - A Celtic Tale: The Legend of Deirdre soundtrack CD cover Like his brother, who has scored some films with an Indian theme, Jeff has also had the opportunity to include ethnic music within his scores. Perhaps that empathy for ethnic music has contributed to the brothers Mychael and Jeff initiating a project to create soundtracks based on various celtic stories and legends. So far they have released two CDs - "A Celtic Tale: The Legend of Deirdre" and "A Celtic Romance: the legend of Liadain and Curithir" with music based on a combination of celtic folk traditions and cinematic fantasy soundtracks. The 2nd CD has the track "The Blood of Cu Chullainn" which is Jeff's theme for the "Boondock Saints" films. See this page on Jeff's Danna's official website for more information.

Films by Jeff Danna:

    Jeff Danna - The Gospel of John soundtrack CD cover
  • Uncorked: At Sachem Farm
  • Cold Comfort - with brother Mychael
  • The Boondock Saints
  • Green Dragon - also with his brother
  • O - an updated version of Shakespeare's "Othello"
  • The Grey Zone
  • The Gospel of John - using a variety of ethnic instruments
  • Resident Evil: Apocalypse - sequel to "Resident Evil"
  • Tideland - working with brother Mychael on this Terry Gilliam project
  • Silent Hill - with Akira Yamaoka
  • Jeff Danna & Mychael Danna - Green Dragon soundtrack CD cover
  • Fracture - a psychological courtroom drama with dark piano theme supported by strings, with Mychael Danna
  • Closing The Ring - flashback drama with Shirley MacLaine and Christopher Plummer switching between the US in the 1940s and Northern Ireland in the 1990s, the soundtrack has elements of scene-setting Irish music and Glenn Miller but the drama is nicely underscored
  • Lakeview Terrace
  • The Cry of the Owl
  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus - again working with brother Mychael on a Terry Gilliam film
  • Leaves of Grass
  • The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day - sequel to the Boston Mob thriller
  • Silent Hill: Revelation 3D
  • The Colony
  • The Good Dinosaur - Disney-Pixar animation scored by the brothers Danna
  • Storks - another great animation from the Danna brothers
  • The Addams Family (2019) - fun spooky animation score with brother Mychael
  • Onward - another Disney-Pixar animation for the brothers
  • My Father's Dragon - animation score with his brother

TV work by Jeff Danna:

    Jeff Danna - Kung Fu: The Legend Continues soundtrack CD cover
  • Beverly Hills 90210 - Danna contributed to 8 episodes of this long-running series
  • Kung Fu: The Legend Continues
  • The Matthew Shepard Story - TV Movie with brother Mychael
  • Baby - TV Movie
  • A Wrinkle in Time - TV Movie
  • The Zula Patrol - series
  • Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Kids - TV Movie which became a successful Series
  • Camelot - series scored with brother Mychael, with the theme earning an Emmy Nomination in 2011

Jeff Danna - Recommendations:

Among Jeff Dana soundtracks to check out are:

Jeff Danna - Memorabilia:

Here are some CD covers signed by Jeff Danna, including some covers also signed by his brother Mychael Danna. Our thanks to Petr Kocanda for permission to use his collection of autographed CDs. Click the thumbnail below to see the image full size in a separate window.

Jeff Danna: Baby - signed CD Jeff Danna - Resident Evil: Apocalypse - signed CD Jeff Danna: The Gospel of John - signed CD Jeff Danna: Uncorked at Sachem Farm - signed CD Mychael Danna and Jeff Danna: A Celtic Romance - signed CD Mychael Danna and Jeff Danna: Camelot - signed CD Mychael Danna and Jeff Danna: Fracture - signed CD Mychael Danna and Jeff Danna: The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus - signed CD Mychael Danna and Jeff Danna: Tideland - signed CD