OUAT – Mark Isham’s creative musicality brings magic to Once Upon A Time

Ever wondered about the haunting soundtrack of Once Upon A Time? Look no further – Mark Isham has been making music magic for a long time. Check out this article.


He was one of the original recording artists for the 1980s new age music label Windham Hill. As a child growing up in New York City, he was captivated by the music of Miles Davis, and learned to play the flugelhorn at a young age. He won a Grammy Award for his self-titled album Mark Isham in 1990, and went on to score the background music for the feature films Never Cry Wolf, Alan Rudolph’s The Moderns, Carroll Ballard’s Fly Away Home, Michael Apted’s Nell, Robert Redford’s Lions for Lambs, Jodie Foster’s Little Man Tate and, for London, Ont. filmmaker Paul Haggis, the Oscar-winning Crash and In the Valley of Elah.

He was nominated for an Academy Award for his film score for Redford’s A River Runs Through It. He has scored the background music for 10 feature films in the last three years, including Fame, Crossing Over, Dolphin Tale and The Secret Life of Bees.

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One thought on “OUAT – Mark Isham’s creative musicality brings magic to Once Upon A Time

  1. Manny

    Have loved his creations for many years! Discovered him through a radio program called “Musical Starstreams” back in the 90’s….


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