Benson Taylor

Benson Taylor FRSA (born Mark Davison 10 September 1983), is an English composer, music producer, and humanitarian who is best known for producing music for film. His style of music has a British influence, often working a classic film score sound amongst electronics, and other musical settings.

Taylor won the "Best Original Music" award at the 2014 Monaco International Film Festival. In 2018, he scored and produced the music to Mathew Cullen's thriller adaptation of the Martin Amis novel, London Fields, starring Billy Bob Thornton, Amber Heard, Cara Delevingne, Theo James and Johnny Depp. In 2020, he scored the music for the film, Chick Fight, starring Bella Thorne, Alec Baldwin & Malin Akerman, for which he also served as executive producer.

In November 2016, Taylor was awarded an honorary doctorate for services to humanitarian causes & music.[10]

He founded A Remarkable Idea in 2017, a sub label of Universal Music, located in Santa Monica, California. Taylor has collaborated and produced artists for the label, including Mercury Prize-nominated Maxïmo Park and Kele Okereke, Bloc Party, Good Charlotte’s Billy Martin, Pulled Apart by Horses, Robot Koch, Lack of Afro, MOBO-winning Kairos 4Tet, Benoît Pioulard, Bo Ningen, James Brown, Menace Beach, and The Halle Orchestra.[11][12]

Taylor is an goodwill ambassador for the UK aid agency CAFOD, part of Caritas Internationalis,[13][14] and a goodwill ambassador for the Cambodian Children's Trust.[15] He is patron of the British charity, Music and the Deaf. Taylor was appointed the first ambassador of the music conservatoire, Leeds College of Music, and in November 2021, he was installed as the first honorary Composer in Residence at the University of Huddersfield, both in the United Kingdom.[16][17]

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Vorname:Benson
Geburtsdatum:10.09.1983 (♍ Jungfrau)
Geburtsort:Bradford
Nationalität:Vereinigtes Königreich
Sprachen:Englisch;
Geschlecht:♂männlich
Berufe:Songschreiber, Komponist, Musikproduzent,

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