Jorge Murcia

Film Composer, Guitarist

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Jorge Murcia, a native of Colombia, infuses sounds from Latin American cultures with orchestral cinematic sounds. Jorge creates music that inspires people and brings a positive light in the world of today. His music will compliment your story while articulating any cultural or stylistic cues that any director or producer would want.
Jorge has played the guitar since 2008. This skill has taken him to many festivals in the country as a Jazz musician while also infusing Latin styles of guitar playing in his music compositions. He currently is the lead guitar player for the Pop band Motion Coaster in Provo, UT. He is currently studying Film and Media Composition and Audio Engineering at Brigham Young University.

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  1. Review by Luis Puente
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    Perhaps one of Jorge Murcia's best qualities is his compositional range. I've heard his demos and orchestral scores, and was impressed. He told me he also had a proficiency for classic/latin folklore guitars, similar to that of Gustavo Santalaolla, and I sought him out for my project. He delivered a beautiful soundtrack. Working with him, he is creative and also listens well. The combination of listening to a director's notes as well as his natural talent and intuition for musical cues and film scoring make him one of the best musicians I've worked with.

Interview with Jorge Murcia

  1. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  2. A: I have composed music or short films that specialize in a latin taste of cultures and sounds. I am now composing for a film in a R&B Gospel style. Most of what I have done is in the thriller, Sci-Fi realm of music.

  3. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  4. A: I love the work of Ludwig Goransson because he infuses multiple cultures and textures in the sounds he creates. Pat metheny has a Lyricism to his music that touches me.

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: My studio is in my apartment. I have a computer and interace that send to some powerful Yamaha Studio Monitors. My sample libraries include: Hans Zimmer Strings, Hans Zimmer Percussion Profesional, Albion One, Native Instruments' Thrill, Addictive Keys, Arturia Pro Analog Lab, and all the Logic Native sample Libraries.

  7. Q: What's your typical work process?

  8. A: If I am composing to picture, I love communicating with the directior to absorb the emotional impact the directior is wanting from a particular scene or cue. Then, I hear in my head certain soundscapes that could compliment that story. This gives me a starting point and then I almost always stray from that inicial plan to find sounds and combinations o instruments that are better for the scene than I expected.

  9. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  10. A: The story is the most important thing. Any composer, producer, performer's job is to bring that story to the forefront. In essance, to be invisible.

  11. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  12. A: I love the feeling I get when something gets me. When I feel the music tell me what it wants to tell me. It usually manifests itsel with a big smile and goosebumps.

  13. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  14. A: A feature film called StickUp Kid. It is streching my writing abilities as I have to infuse south gospel sounds and 90s Rap style beats.

Terms Of Service

Up to 2 revisions of composed music or Mixed Tracks.

GenresSounds Like
  • Pat Metheny
  • Hans Zimmer
  • Ludwig Goransson
Gear Highlights
  • Some of the industries top of the line Sample Libraries like Hans Zimmer Strings and Percussion
  • and 5 different styles of guitars to meet any needs.
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