Ed Hartman performs and scores percussive, orchestral, jazz, pop, rock, Latin, world and electronic music.
Ed Hartman is a composer in Seattle, Washington, with a widely varied musical background. Ed's recording facility includes a very large array of real percussion instruments (marimba/vibes, hand drums, world percussion, etc.).
Originally from Chicago, Ed Hartman is an accomplished composer, performer, and educator. Ed received his Bachelor of Music from Indiana University, and has been involved with the film and music communities in the Pacific Northwest for decades. He creates music drawn from many styles, genres and cultures. Ed is at home with classical orchestral music, along with electronic and world music. As a percussionist, he can create intense rhythmic scores that can contrast with lyrical orchestral passages. Ed loves sci-fi, drama, comedy, fantasy and suspense.
Media Credits: Ed has scored music for film, T.V., radio, and even a planetarium. His music has been heard in the motion pictures The Blind Side and Scooby Doo, The Mystery Begins (Warner Bros.), The Cold Light of Day (Summit Ent.), Surviving Christmas (Dreamworks), “Into the Fire” (BCDF Pictures), “Spirit of the Game” (Samuel Goldwyn), “A Different Sun” (Monolith Pictures), “Cool It” (1019 Ent.), Mini's First Time (Bold Films), Forbidden Fruit (Jeff Madsen Productions), and The Parlyzing Agent (Z Flight Productions).