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    Jon wins Orchestral Composer of the Year - 18th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards

    Jon posted about his outstanding achievement in the Happy Thanksgiving thread and I want to post it in its own thread so it gets the attention it deserves.

    The award Jon (aka Jon Magnificent) received is ORCHESTRAL COMPOSER OF THE YEAR at the 18th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards on November 20th. He was also nominated (1 of 5 nominees out of 10,000 entrants) for MALE SINGER-SONGWRITER of the YEAR. Jon was also later hired to compose music for the event and to orchestrate songs for several of the other performers.

    Jon with his award

    This award resulted from a submission of a demo for a song called "You Won't Believe This" for the album of the same name which Jon hopes to release early next year.

    Jon wrote in his Thanksgiving Day post: "the Garritan Personal Orchestra rang through the Music Box / Henry Fonda Theater on Hollywood Blvd in Hollywood for several hours as I played the music I composed for the Los Angeles Music Awards event from 6 PM to 11PM. I composed the theme music which played between presentations and also fill-in / interrupt music..."

    Jon's song "You Won't Believe This" has a powerful string section that drives the song which was created with the GPO, using Logic Studio 8 on a Mac Mini with an Apogee DUET.

    Bravo John and well-deserved! Your music is incredible and it is no wonder you won the award.

    Congratulations on this outstanding achievement and may you have many more successes!

    All our best,


    Gary Garritan



    Jon playing piano with Eric Erskine

    See some more pictures here:

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    Re: Jon wins Orchestral Composer of the Year - 18th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards

    Thank you Gary!

    Like I said before, I couldn't have done it without you.

    GPO allows me to make the music I only dreamt of before.
    Now others can hear it, too! ...and they seem to like it.

    All the best,

    Jon
    ________winner________
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    ________nominated for________
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    18th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards
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    Re: Jon wins Orchestral Composer of the Year - 18th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards

    Congratulations Jon!!
    Sean Patrick Hannifin
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    Re: Jon wins Orchestral Composer of the Year - 18th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards

    Thanks Sean!
    ________winner________
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    ________nominated for________
    Male Singer-Songwriter of the Year
    18th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards
    myspace.com/ComeAndGetMe

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    Re: Jon wins Orchestral Composer of the Year - 18th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards

    Way to go, Mr. Jon. I'm proud of you!

    My Best,

    Larry Alexander
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    Re: Jon wins Orchestral Composer of the Year - 18th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards

    Congrats Jon! and nice song!

    Quick qustion about it (if you dont mind). What effect did you use on the voice during the verses? sort of backward flangy thing? was there a pluggin that did it for you? or did you painstakingly manipulate audio files, panning flanging etc to get it? its a cool effect that Id love to use!

    Cheers and congrats again!

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    Re: Jon wins Orchestral Composer of the Year - 18th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards

    It's always nice and uplifting to sign on the forum and read of great accomplishments such as Jon's. Of course, with an orchestra library like GPO it has to be good!

    Congratulations Jon!
    Styxx

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    Re: Jon wins Orchestral Composer of the Year - 18th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards

    Congratulations Jon

    What a thrill and honor! WOWser
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    Re: Jon wins Orchestral Composer of the Year - 18th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards

    Quote Originally Posted by Garritan View Post
    on a Mac Mini
    This cracks me up. The now discontinued Mac Mini was way underpowered, but look what even it was able to accomplish! Mazel-tov, Jon!
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    Re: Jon wins Orchestral Composer of the Year - 18th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards

    Jon:

    The feeling of success must be exhilarating after all
    the work and years you have put into your music
    training.

    Congratulations, and many more successes in the future.

    Jack
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