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BIO
 

Originally from Beloit, WI, USA, Pierre Charles is a Los Angeles-based film composer and jazz pianist. After completing a degree in Jazz Studies from Michigan State University in 2016, Charles moved to Los Angeles and attended the University of Southern California to earn his masters in jazz studies while also studying film scoring. In 2017, Charles released his debut album, Better, which showcases his compositional and jazz language. In 2019, Charles received the SABAM Award For The Most Original Composition by a Young International Composer at the World Soundtrack Awards in Ghent, Belgium.

 

In addition to his own projects, including White Coat Rebels (Participant Media) and Musicology (Quibi), Charles currently works with Emmy Award-winning composer, Kris Bowers. For Bowers, he has contributed music to several television shows and films including Space Jam: A New Legacy, Netflix’s Dear White People, When They See Us, and Bridgerton, Showtime’s Black Monday, and Hulu’s Mrs. America, Bad Hair and United States vs. Billie Holiday. Charles and Bowers are currently co-composing the score for an upcoming limited Netflix series.

Photo By: Elisha Knight

NEWS
 

August 19, 2021

 

Charles has been selected for the 2021-2023 NBCUniversal Composer Initiative! This initiative, headed by NBCUniversal's Global Talent Development and Inclusion team, serves to mentor and bring diverse composers to the forefront, right where they belong. Charles is 1 of 8 composers selected out of 700 applicants. 

 

Read more from The Hollywood Reporter here.

 

CREDITS

Space Jam: A New Legacy (2021) [Feature Film] | Dir. by Malcolm D. Lee | Warner Bros. | Composer: Additional Music

Bridgerton Season 1(2020) [TV Series] | Dir. by Chris Van Dusen | Netflix | Composer: Additional Music

White Coat Rebels (2021) [Feature Film] | Dir. by Greg Barker | Participant Media | Composer

Bad Hair (2020) [Feature Film] | Dir. By Justin Simien | Hulu | Technical Score Assistant

Mrs. America (2020) [TV Series] | Dir. by Davhi Waller | FX on Hulu | Composer: Additional Music

Black Monday Seasons 1, 2, & 3 (2019-2021) [TV Series] | Executive Producers Jordan Cahan and David

Caspe| Showtime | Composer: Additional Music

Velvet (2020) [Short Film] | Dir. by Coz Greenop | Composer

Dear White People Season 3 and Season 4 (2019-2021) [TV Series] | Dir. By Justin Simien | Netflix | Composer: Additional Music

Musicology (2020) [TV Series] | Executive Producer Fernando Hernandez | Composer

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CONTACT 

First Artists Management

Alexander Vangelos

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