Alex Heffes scores 11.22.63

Posted on February 22, 2016 by Dan Goldwasser



In late 2015, composer Alex Heffes recorded his music for the new Hulu miniseries, 11.22.63. Based on Stephen King’s thrilling novel, the miniseries produced by JJ Abrams is about a man who travels back in time to try to stop the assassination of President Kennedy. ScoringSessions.com is excited to bring our readers exclusive photos from one of the sessions!


Alex Heffes conducts the Hollywood Studio Symphony on 11.22.63

Recording for 11.22.63 took place at the Newman scoring stage at 20th Century Fox, with composer Alex Heffes conducting a 39-piece ensemble of the Hollywood Studio Symphony.


Composer Alex Heffes

The violins

The cello section

The French horns

Chris Bleth performs on woodwinds

In the booth, scoring mixer Jim Hill made sure everything sounded great, and music preparer Victor Pesavento acted as booth reader. Additional music composers Alexis Grapsas and Peter Bateman were also on hand to lend feedback, as well supervising music editor Jenny Barak and scoring assistant Red Bennett.


Scoring mixer Jim Hill

Booth reader Victor Pesavento gives feedback to Heffes

Additional music composer Alexis Grapsas and supervising music editor Jenny Barak

Scoring assistant Red Bennett and ProTools recordist Phil McGowan

Inside the booth during the 11.22.63 scoring session at Fox

The 8-part miniseries is now streaming on Hulu.

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