Claes Nystrom began his career 29 years ago as a live performer in Europe and moved to the United States in his twenties to focus on composing and the recording arts. He found a career in film scoring and sound design in Los Angeles. His scoring work includes the movie trailers "Live Free Or Die Hard", "Indiana Jones", "This Means War", "Angels & Demons", "Marley & Me", "Australia", "Robots", "Fever Pitch", "Fantastic Four", "Cheaper By the Dozen", "Hide and seek" and many more.
As a film composer, he wrote the original score to “Sketches Of Frank Gehry”, directed by the late Sydney Pollack. Composing clients include Douglas Trumbull, Stanton Kaye, Disney Pictures, Warner Bros, Paramount Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox, Universal Pictures, Sony Pictures, Newline Cinema, Lions Gate Films, Miramax Films,Focus Films, Polygram Pictures, Columbia Pictures, Phoenix Pictures, Trimark Entertainment, ABC, NBC, PBS, HBO, ESPN.
Claes’ ability to score films in different musical styles has placed him in high demand with peer film composers and recording artists. He occasionally co-writes with and for other artists like film composer Danny Elfman, Tom Holkenborg, Hans Zimmer’s company Bleeding Fingers, songwriter Bebe Winans, Nettwerk Records, Shady Records, Universal Music Group and more.
Visit Claes' Vimeo Channel to view video clips of his work.