James A. Goins

Palmdale, California

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As a composer, James' music style covers musical genres such as Orchestral, Contemporary Classical, Instrumental, Soundtrack, Jazz, and Soul. He has scored music for independent films, local and regional theatre projects, and concert music as well. What kind of project are applicable? Indie Films, Feature Films, Television Programs, Trailers, Web series, Web Videos, Corporate Videos, Websites. He can record remotely.

James is a member of BMI, The American Composers Forum, The Society of Composers & Lyricists, the American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers, The National Association of Negro Musicians, Inc., Composers Diversity Collective, and The Dramatist Guild of America.

James has a BA from California State University Dominguez Hills and an Executive MBA from Grand Canyon University. He completed his study in composition and film scoring at UCLA. He spent his early years growing up in Riverside, California dreaming of composing, directing, and writing for film and theatre. I guess it kinda worked out.

"I believe perseverance dictates that everyone arrives at their destination exactly on time."

The Way Home
Added on 9/27/2020
A piece that speaks to the angst of leaving and returning home. Composed for The Guardian a Sci-Fi pilot.


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