Henry Jackman scores Big Hero 6

Posted on November 7, 2014 by Dan Goldwasser



This summer, composer Henry Jackman recorded his score to the new Disney animated feature, Big Hero 6. The film reunites Jackman with co-director Don Hall (Winnie the Pooh), and the score was recorded at the Newman Scoring Stage at 20th Century Fox. ScoringSessions.com is delighted to bring our readers photos from the scoring sessions!


Conductor Nick Glennie-Smith conducts the Hollywood Studio Symphony on Big Hero 6

Conducted by Nick Glennie-Smith, the score for Big Hero 6was recorded with an 83-piece ensemble of the Hollywood Studio Symphony. The music has numerous themes that are interwoven to create a score that is emotional and rather exciting during the larger action sequences.


The violins

Cellists Steve Erdody and Kim Scholes

The woodwinds

The brass section:

The French horns "in the round"

In the booth, Jackman was at the console along with scoring mixer Alan Meyerson and lead orchestrator Stephen Coleman. He was also supported by music editor Dan Pinder, assistant music editor Daniel Waldman, and ProTools recordist Kevin Globerman. Directors Don Hall and Chris Williams were also on hand to watch the session take place.


The booth at Fox during the sessions for Big Hero 6: music editor Dan Pinder and ProTools Recordist Kevin Globerman (rear); lead orchestrator Stephen Coleman, composer Henry Jackman, scoring mixer Alan Meyerson, and stage recordist Tim Lauber

Lead orchestrator Stephen Coleman and composer Henry Jackman

Music editor Dan Pinder and digital recordist Kevin Globerman

Big Hero 6 is now playing in theaters, and a soundtrack album is coming from Walt Disney Records on November 24, 2014.

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