Jon Natchez

Jon Natchez


Light from Light
Brittany Runs a Marathon


Jon Natchez is a composer, arranger, songwriter, improviser, and multi-instrumentalist. He won a 2018 Grammy as a member of The War on Drugs, was formerly a member of the acclaimed group Beirut, and has performed and/or recorded with David Byrne, St. Vincent, The National, Owen Pallett, Father John Misty, Craig Wedren, Taylor Mac, John Zorn, and Liza Minnelli, among others. A graduate of Harvard University with an interdisciplinary degree in Cultural Studies, Music, & Performance, he focuses on creating music that blends improvisation and stochastic processes with traditional composition.

Recent feature scores include The Surrounding Game (2017), Pledge (2018), Cubby (2018), Mafak (2018), and Boo! (2018, winner of Best Score at the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival); he also composed for the Netflix series Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On (2017) & Afflicted (2018) and the Panenka series Over Water (2018-2019).


Instagram: @jonnatchez

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