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Originally from St. Louis Missouri, Dan Wool is a San Francisco based composer who has worked in New York, Los Angeles, London and Mexico City creating scores for more than 45 feature film and broadcast television projects, including seven films for celebrated cult filmmaker Alex Cox (Repo Man, Sid & Nancy). He is perhaps best known as the principal composer in the soundtrack-group Pray for Rain (original members Gary Brown, Paul Trupin, James Woody).

Dan has also worked extensively creating sound and music for international and domestic advertising and also as sound-designer for short films and documentaries, including several for the BBC and Channel 4 (UK). As a music producer, and engineer, Dan has collaborated with international artists such as Bernie Worrell (Parliament-Funkadelic), Philip Chevron and James Fearnley (The Pogues); Debra Harry (Blondie); and many Bay-Area artists, including All My Pretty Ones, essence, The Get Happy String Band, The Glowing Stars, Joe Lewis, The Mermen and Kally Price.

In the performing arts, Dan has been commissioned to create scores and sound-design compositions for The Architecture and Design Museum (A+D Museum), Los Angeles, Amy Seiwert's Imagery Dance (Sketch Series), AXIS Dance Company, Liss Fain Dance, RAWdance, choreographer Sonsherée Giles and The Tea Dancers/Ballet de la Compasión. He has also worked as a sound engineer and/or sound-designer on dance-compositions with composer Beth Custer (Joe Goode, Jo Kreiter), composer Rob Reich (Circus Bella, Gaucho, Tin Hat). In October of 2010 Dan performed in composer Jem Finer's "Longplayer" installation, sponsored by the Longnow Foundation at YBCA.

In 2014 Dan received an award from Bay Area Dance Watch (LiveBlessay Award) for "Best Soundtrack (Dance) 2012-2013" In 2013 he was nominated for an Isadora Duncan Dance Award (Izzie Award) for Outstanding Achievement in Music/Sound for his work on choreographer Marc Brew's "Full Of Words" performed by AXIS Dance Company

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  • KUR-O-RAMA

    Dan Wool on April 16, 2014 01:42
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  • Normal Marriage

    Dan Wool on September 29, 2013 20:19
  • Then Chaos

    Dan Wool on August 30, 2013 01:31
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  • Dove Guitar

    Dan Wool on April 09, 2013 04:07
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  • Ownership Is Theft

    Dan Wool on November 27, 2012 22:17
  • Journeyman (Intro)

    Dan Wool on November 17, 2012 22:44
  • Praire Fire - end title

    Dan Wool on July 06, 2012 18:24
  • Double Nickel

    Dan Wool on June 24, 2012 19:42
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  • Happytrees

    Dan Wool on December 06, 2011 20:42
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  • Delicious Supplement

    Dan Wool on November 02, 2011 01:39
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