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Terry Edwards

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b. 10 August 1960, Hornchurch, Essex, Britain. Among the unsung heroes of the united kingdom music picture, multi-instrumentalist Edwards spent some time working with countless performers as a employed hands while also touring and documenting with his very own bands, especially the Scapegoats. Edwards discovered to try out the trumpet, piano, and electric guitar at college, and received a saxophone for his eighteenth birthday. After departing school he proceeded to go into further education, learning for a level in music in the School of East Anglia. During this time period he produced the Higsons with Charlie ‘Change’ Higson, Stuart McGeachin, Simon Charterton and Colin Williams. The quintet continued to enjoy some minimal UK indie strikes between 1980 and 1986. Following break-up from the Higsons, Edwards produced Butterfield 8 with ex-Madness bass participant Tag Bedford. The duo released a solitary record, 1988’s jazz and blues-tinged Blow. Edwards started recording solo materials in the beginning of the pursuing decade, reinventing music with the Jesus And Mary String, the Fall and Mls Davis for three EPs released on Jacko Boogie’s Stim label and afterwards put together on 1993’s Has, Salutes & Executes. Within the middle-90s Edwards shaped the Scapegoats, an experienced ensemble whose playful method of music making noticed them tackling pop, jazz, blues and rock and roll ‘n’ move with similar aplomb. Edwards as well as the Scapegoats produced their documenting debut in 1995 with ‘Women And Young boys’. The wonderful MY PARTNER Doesn’t Understand Me, offering the acerbic ‘Margaret Thatcher, We Still Hate You’, implemented later in the entire year. Since the past due 80s onwards, Edwards provides balanced his single career with intensive amount of time in the studio room and on the live circuit being a program musician. The set of performers with whom he provides performed contains Yeah Jazz, Madness, Gallon Drunk, David Grey, PJ Harvey, Billy Bragg, Jimi Tenor, Lydia Lunchtime, Spiritualized, Nick Cave, as well as the Tindersticks. In 2002, Edwards performed using the Scapegoats on the David Bowie -curated Meltdown celebration in London.

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Full Name Terry Edwards
Died January 26, 2017, Huntsville, Texas, United States
Nationality English
Parents Linda Edwards
Music Groups Gallon Drunk, London Voices, The Blockheads, The Higsons, Serious Drinking, The Spatial AKA Orchestra
Music Songs Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick, Reasons to Be Cheerful, Part 3, What a Waste, I Want to Be Straight, Spasticus, Wake Up and Make Love With Me, There Ain’t Half Been Some Clever Bastards, Billericay Dickie, Sweet Gene Vincent, Mash It Up Harry, Plaistow Patricia, Clever Trever, In-betweenies, Across the Stars, Dance Little Rude Boy, F---ing Ada, I'll go crazy, Jack Shit George, Profoundly in Love With Pandora, Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll, Into the Water, Bed O' Roses No.9, Fucking Ada, You'll See Glimpses, Dance of the Screamers, Uneasy Sunny Day Hotsy Totsy, This Is What We Find, Itinerant Child, Lullaby for Francies, Love on the Terraces, S-------’s Big Sister, The Passing Show
Albums VALIS: An Opera on the novel by Philip K. Dick, Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones, Mr. Love Pants, Big Sexy Noise, Same Horse Different Jockey, Christmas with Kiri, My wife doesn't understand me, Black Milk, Hallmark Presents: Joy to the World, Waap Waap, The Greatest Film Scores of Dimitri Tiomkin, Adagio for Voices, Clichés, Ligeti: A Cappella Choral Works, I Didn't Get Where I Am Today, terryedwards, Large Door, Mulligan, Beyond Harlem Nocturne, Sex And Drugs And Rock N Roll, Juke Box Dury, The Best of Ian Dury, The Best of Ian Dury and The Blockheads, Britten & Messiaen - Choral Works, 681 + Plays, Salutes & Executes, Terry Edwards remembers The Cure
Movies The End, You, Me


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Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
War Horse 2011 choral conductor: "The Scarlet And The Blue"
Immortals 2011 choir master
A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas 2011 choir co-director
The Golden Compass 2007 conductor: choir
Apocalypto 2006 additional vocals / vocals
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith 2005 chorus director
Star Wars: A Musical Journey 2005 Video chorus director
The Descent 2005 choir conductor
Faust 2004 TV Movie chorus director
The Passion of the Christ 2004 choir director
The Tempest 2004 TV Movie chorus master
The Magic Flute 2003 TV Movie chorus master
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003 choir master
Il trovatore 2002 TV Movie chorus master
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002 choir master
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 2002 chorus master
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones 2002 chorus director
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001 choir master
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 2001 choir master: London Voices
To End All Wars 2001 chorus director: London Voices Chorus
Tosca 2001 chorus director
Rat Race 2001 conductor: London Voices
Enemy at the Gates 2001 choir master
The Man Who Cried 2000 chorus director: The Royal Opera Chorus
Dogma 1999 music contractor: London Voices
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace 1999 score: London Voices director
La otra conquista 1998 choir director
Looking for Richard 1996 Documentary choirmaster
Cutthroat Island 1995 chorus director: London Voices
La traviata 1994 TV Movie director: The Chorus of the Royal Opera House
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover 1989 director: London Voices
Spectre 2015/I co-concertmaster
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 2014 choirmaster
The Grand Budapest Hotel 2014 choir co-head: London Voices Choir
The Croods 2013 choirmaster
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 2012 choir master
Rise of the Guardians 2012 choir master / conductor: choir
Byzantium 2012 choir director: London Voices
The Hunger Games 2012 choir co-master
The Iron Lady 2011 choirmaster: London Voices

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Man Who Cried 2000 performer: "Di quella pira"
A Midsummer Night's Dream 1999 "Brindisi", "Casta diva"
Immortal Beloved 1994 performer: "Missa Solemnis in D Major, Op. 123", "Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125"
Granpa 1989 TV Short performer: "Ivan the Whale"
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover 1989 performer: "Miserere"
Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984 performer: "Oceania,'Tis For Thee"

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ravenous 1999 director: London Voices

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 4: Sound and Music 2010 Documentary Himself
The Choir: Unsung Town 2009 TV Mini-Series Himself - Conductor, Watford Philharmonic
The Making of Ça Ira 2005 Documentary Himself - Choir Director

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