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John Du Prez (born Trevor Jones; 14 December 1946 in Sheffield, England) is a musician and composer.
Du Prez has often worked with Eric Idle for the music for Monty Python, most notably the score for Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life and A Fish Called Wanda. He also co-wrote the music for the stage musical Spamalot, as well as the music and the intro theme of the British series Captain Star.

The adoption of the name John Du Prez was to avoid confusion with the South African film composer Trevor Jones.[1]
He is probably best known as having been the shaven-headed trumpet player in the 1980s pop group Modern Romance, who had a string of Top 40 hits from 1981–83, and made many guest appearances on the BBC programme Top of the Pops.
John Du Prez also scored the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movies as well as Once Bitten and UHF, among others. He has recently contributed to the soundtrack of the animated film The Wild.


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  • Zephism

    @Terrasidius lol, get a fucking life and stop commenting on songs/artists that you don't like just to troll for attention.

    30 May 2010 Reply
  • patryxdeth

    I love Shredder's Suite! Who is this guy, anyway?

    23 Apr 2010 Reply
  • ZhugeLiang0-

    agreed, Shredder's Suite is awesome.

    18 Jun 2009 Reply
  • Terrasidius

    lol, be quiet.

    23 Dec 2008 Reply
  • Zephism

    Shredder's Suite = by far one of the best suites from any movie ever.

    29 Sep 2007 Reply

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