This is a piece that I composed for the Garritan Composers Competition earlier this month. It's a theme written in the style of Henry Mancini, Michel Legrand and Johnny Mandel. I will eventually…Continue
This is a pre-production mockup of a ballad written to feature a bass player friend of mine. Ultimately, the cheesy sampled bass sounds will be replaced by real instruments and there will be solos,…Continue
What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Film, Big Ensemble, Television, Orchestra, Songs, Web, Small Ensemble
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Is music your main income source?
Where do you live?
About Me (MUST be more than 10 words to be approved):
This must be some special forum. Here's a bio:
Jonas Aras began playing music at the age of 5. He started playing professionally at the age of 15. He currently resides in Los Angeles, CA. Jonas began studying music at the age of seven, playing both classical and jazz. He later attended Cal State University Northridge and studied with Terry Trotter, Alan Pasqua, Brad Mehldau, Bill Cunliffe and bebop legend Barry Harris and composition studies with the legendary David Blumberg. In addition to being a sought after pianist and teacher, Jonas is also an accomplished jazz accordionist. Jonas owns and operates Audio Recording and Services, a studio specializing in audio mastering and recording small acoustic ensembles . His credits include composing for Paramount Digital Entertainment and HGTV.