Tasso Zapanti received an ASCAP/GERSHWIN award in composition
presented to him by composer Morton Gould, was an artist-in-residence
at the experimental television center in Oswego, New York and was
included in Hollywood Reporter’s list of “Who’s Who” in film and television
He has composed music for feature films, network television, corporate
videos and dance. His film soundtrack work includes “Proud” starring
Ossie Davis and Stephen Rea and “Hanging with the Homeboys” starring
John Leguizamo. His two self-produced albums - Cinematic Plateau &
Reflections Upon - are currently streaming on Pandora radio and Spotify.
They are available for digital downloads from iTunes and Amazon.
Tasso is a versatile neo-classical composer whose ever evolving style is
influenced by an eclectic range of music ranging from the classical world of Igor Stravinsky and Arnold Schoenberg to film composers such as Ennio Morricone, Mark Isham and Thomas Newman.
His colorful compositions are intellectually and emotionally rich. By combining acoustic and electronic instruments, he is able to recreate the majestic sound of a full orchestra and beyond.
His compositions create an atmosphere that draws the listener on a journey through space and time. This journey is filled with mystical adventures, as well as serene moments of peace and tranquility.