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I don't think I really know just how cool Satan really was when I was in Junior High School. Now, thanks to Marilyn Manson, it's no longer a secret. ---->>>

But in my college years it got to the point where my friends and I didn't do anything without consuming a massive amount of alcohol before we went anywhere or did anything, and you know that. ---->>>

I'm from all over the Northeast. ---->>>

As a kid, I used to go see all the jazz players, Oscar Peterson, Stan Kenton, Dave Brubeck, Dizzy Gillespe. ---->>>

But things can happen in a band, or any type of collaboration, that would not otherwise happen. ---->>>

I like to think that my finest hour is still ahead of me, so I can look forward rather than look backward. ---->>>

With Frat House, at times I needed to make music that would reflect what these fraternity brothers might actually listen to, but still keep it within the realm of a score; it still had to lead the viewer through the scene, or just help create the mood. ---->>>

And when that's working, the sum can be greater than the parts. ---->>>

Then I took 8 years of French Horn, first jazz, and then classical. ---->>>

Unfortunately, however, I have too many desires to make a good Buddhist. ---->>>

But that's something that I like about scoring film: it makes me reach out of the parameters of my self, it requires me to do things musically that I wouldn't normally do left to my own devices. ---->>>

First, I'm trying to edit down about 7 hours of material which I made prior to the Cop days and find some way to get it out. This stuff is pretty out there, mostly sonic collages and tape manipulations. ---->>>

Also, differences of opinion can be creatively stimulating as well as frustrating. ---->>>

And I definitely have an affinity with the piano. ---->>>

I actually went to film school and was making experimental films for a short time, so it wasn't such a leap. ---->>>

I guess professionally it began when Hal Hartley used some music of mine in his film The Unbelievable Truth. ---->>>

I'm just like you, only I'm different because I'm me. ---->>>

I've had a lot of highs in my life and a lot of lows, some pivotal experiences, and in ways I feel like I've already lived a couple of lives. ---->>>

If the finest hour is now, then I'll always be in it. ---->>>

In scoring, I usually start with a sound or group of sounds, searching out what feels right. ---->>>

So, through playing with Cop I realized that there is a potentially interested audience out in the world. ---->>>

And I don't know where I'm heading. I mean, I've got a pretty good idea of what I want in life. ---->>>

And I think that I'd be a natural for scoring horror movies. ---->>>

But Contra la Puerta was done mostly in the opposite way, starting with sounds and melodies. ---->>>

For electronica music, David Linton has been doing this series called Unity Gain, which is pretty cool. ---->>>

I grew up outside of DC, New York state, and Connecticut. ---->>>

Yes, I was forced to take piano lessons for 8 years as a child. ---->>>

I do remember being in high school and trying to go to an Outlaws concert, but I was too drunk and ended up in trouble with the police at some truck stop on 95 in Connecticut. ---->>>

When I recorded Contra la Puerta, I never really thought out doing the material live. Mostly because I haven't really seen any electronic music performed live in an interesting way. ---->>>

I think that one of the strengths of Cop Shoot Cop lay in the different, and at times, clashing personalities, Ideally, I want to have both ways of working in my life. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-21, 1961
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, United States
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Occupation: Actor

Jim Coleman (born February 9, 1961) is an American actor and producer, who is known for playing Roger Parker on My Brother and Me and President N'Gama on Sheena. He recently finished filming a new TV sitcom that he created, produced, and starred in called Strokes and also appeared in movies Ace Ventura 3 and Prime of Your Life (wikipedia)