Gunnar Madsen | MCMGM


Gunnar Madsen is a composer, writer, sound designer, animator, and singer.
He’s written for the Minnesota Opera, Lincoln Center, Universal Pictures and National Public Radio;
He has performed on The Tonight Show, the Smothers Brothers Show, PBS, BBC, and major stages in North America and Europe;
He provided the singing voice for the portrayal of Sammy Davis Jr. in the HBO film “The Rat Pack”;
His ravishing waltzes are featured throughout the 2nd season of “Sex and the City”;
He founded the internationally acclaimed acapella group The Bobs, and for ten years was a driving creative force in their success;
His documentary film about an organic farming community for mentally disabled people in Russia was an official selection of the Ojai International Film Festival.
He co-wrote the award-winning Off-Broadway musical “The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World” (which the NYTimes called “awe-inspiring”);
His music and audio design power some of Atari’s biggest hit games.
His family CDs have won virtually every major award for children’s music;
He and his music are in the Vince Vaughan/Jennifer Aniston film “The Break Up”;
His picturebook “Old Mr. Mackle Hackle” (Little, Brown & Co.) is called “Ebullient” by the Horn Book
He records uptempo electronic music under the name MCMGM and downtempo electronic music under the name markeprang.

He’s won nominations for a Grammy, a Bammy, a Drama Desk and an Izzy, and awards from ASCAP, the LA Weekly, the LA Drama Critics Circle, the Bay Area Theater Critics Circle, and UC Berkeley.

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