composer, singer, and musician, Jean-Pierre composed and performed the
score for Bright Light Studio's The Mission.
moved to Los Angeles from France in 1987 to write music for film and since
has scored a number of award winning documentaries and feature films.
He was nominated for the George Delerue Award at the Flanders International
Film Festival in 1995 for his score of The
of the films he's scored have received popular acclaim including Oscar
and Emmy nominations. His site
contains excerpts of all his film music — including The Monkey
Blank Point, and I'm
Seducible, the latest film of The Beijing-San Francisco Film
new CD, Autumn Leaves, includes his renditions of French
standards. Jean-Pierre also authors The
Left-Handed Musician which deals with the problems of being "other-handed"—
when instruments are almost universally made for right-handed musicians.
music composition at LaSchola Cantorum in Paris and conducting and film
scoring at L'Ecole Normale de Musique. He taught music theory in the Music
Conservatory of Saint-Lo in Normandy and produced programs for France
Culture Radio. His concert pieces have been performed in the United States,
France and Mexico. Jean-Pierre Tibi has an MA in music composition from
UCLA, where he also studied for a Ph.D. in music composition.
For more information
on Jean-Pierre's work, see JPT
Monkey Kid, Official Selection, 1995 Cannes International Film