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Jo Blankenburg

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Jo Blankenburg was born in Germany in 1972 and is currently living in Auckland, New Zealand.At the age of six he began playing the piano and the drums. As a teenager he was an active member of two jazz formations. During his two-year stay in New York City he collaborated with various musicians and composed, produced and arranged music in the genres of Funk, Soul and RnB.

He won the MTV Europe Songwriting Contest through which he was able to close an artist contract with Warner Chappell Germany, Warner Brothers Music. The winning track Drag Me Down was published in Germany and the according music video rotated on MTV Europe Music Television. Further publications followed within the genre of electronic music and vinyls were distributed to local DJs. Since 2005 he is focusing on scoring feature films, TV-movies, short films and documentaries.In summer 2006 he completed a Film scoring course at the Berklee College of Music, Boston. At the beginning of 2007 he moved to Auckland, New Zealand and music became his profession.He is composing orchestral pieces for Los Angeles leading Motion Picture Advertising Company Immediate Music (founded by Jeff Fayman and Yoav Goren).

These compositions were recorded live with members of the New Era Scoring orchestra in Los Angeles.

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  • madtrexx

    spotify allowed me to hear his great songs! fantastico!

    14 Feb 2013 Reply
  • GrimReaperBG

    Elysium is absolute beauty!

    9 Oct 2012 Reply
  • Szakallo

    New album - "Elysium" is really amazing!

    2 Sep 2012 Reply
  • Xylvanya

    If you like ambitious and relaxing music, maybe it´s possible you like XYLVANYA: „Anxious“; „Beach II“ „SA RIERA part I“, "Imperial Crown" „Climbing“ or „Ex-Mannequin“ or „Horizont (III) or "Gewitter-Regen" or "Erinnerungen an meinen Vater" or "Trust (Piano-Version)" or "Norwegen" or "Retrospective view" and many many more.....(all in all 6 hours of music, all songs free download) . Thank you for listening, support or feedback! Peace, Xylvanya

    22 Jan 2012 Reply
  • Xylvanya

    Hallo Jo, sehr schöne Musik :-) Gruß, Xylvanya

    22 Jan 2012 Reply
  • AlexLefko

    This is what it must be like to hear music for the very first time. Maybe it is...? Play on Maestro.

    28 Feb 2010 Reply
  • garik1985

    Planet Earth Forever — the best!

    25 Feb 2010 Reply
  • tobyz1

    Blankenburg's "Wow (World of Wearable Art) Signature Theme" is absolutely breathtaking. http://twiturm.com/ruvts

    18 Oct 2009 Reply

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