About Marcelo Zarvos
A veteran composer with many high-profile film scores to his credit, Brazilian pianist Marcelo Zarvos was born in São Paulo, Brazil. Initially studying classical music in his teens, Zarvos attended Berklee College of Music in Boston and later became active in the jazz world, releasing a highly touted collaboration with saxophonist Peter Epstein called Dualism. His creative endeavors also expanded to include rock, electronic, and world music, a versatility that he would eventually parlay into a highly successful career composing film music. Beginning with the 2001 film Kissing Jessica Stein, Zarvos' profile rose as a go-to composer in Hollywood, Europe, and the New York independent film scene. Some of his many credits include Strangers with Candy (2005), The Good Shepherd (2006), The Air I Breathe (2007), Brooklyn's Finest (2009), and the HBO biopic Phil Spector (2013). He also began working on television, composing the scores for two different Showtime series: The Affair and Ray Donovan. He has twice been nominated for an Emmy Award, for You Don't Know Jack and Taking Chance.
HOMETOWNSão Paulo, Brazil