Jan 19, 2018

2018 Updates

"The Female Brain" - opens in theaters and VOD on 2/9/18.   Directed by Whitney Cummings.   Stars: Sophia Vergara, James Marsden, Cecily Strong, Tobey Kebbell, Beanie Feldstein, Lucy Punch.   Check the music page for score samples.

"AP Bio" - premieres on NBC on Thursday 2/1 after "Will &Grace".   Created by Mike O'Brien (SNL) and produced by Seth Meyers and Lorne Michaels.   Stars Ben Howerton (It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia.

"Furlough" - this dramedy, directed by the imcomparable Laurie Collyer (Sherrybaby) and produced by James Shamus, was recently acquired by IFC Films and will be released in 2018.  More details to follow.  

Nov 1, 2017

It's November Already!

It's been a while.   Here's the latest...

"Young Sheldon"

Jeff is scoring this new CBS series, the prequel to "Big Bang Theory", by the incomparable Chuck Lorre.   New episode Thursday 11/2 on CBS.


Just finished scoring this dramedy feature by director Laurie Collyer (Sherrybaby).  Stars Melissa Leo and produced by the legendary james Schamus.   Check the music page for some music samples from this 2018 release.

"AP Bio"

Jeff is scoring this new midseason show for NBC.   Produced by Seth Myers and Lorne Michaels.   Starring the hilarous Glen Howerton (It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia) and created by the amazing Mike O'Brien.  Stay tuned for details.

Jun 26, 2017

Summer Updates:

- Silicon Valley Season 4 Finale on HBO Sunday 6/25/17.   There's a song soundtrack album out this week on Mass Appeal Records.  Big shout out to music supervisors Rudy Chung and Jason Alexander for putting this great compliation together.  Hopefully we'll be albe to release some score next season.  Stay tuned.

- "Once Upon A Time In Venice" - Starring Bruce Willis, John Goodman, Thomas Middleditch is out this week on Itunes/VOD/Limited Theatrical.   Soundtrack album out on Lakeshore Records.   

- "Malicious" - Jeff is scoring this horror/thriller from director Michael Winnick, starring Josh Stewart (The Conjuring), Bojana Novakovic (Westworld), and Delroy Lindo (Gone In 60 Seconds).  Produced by Shaun Reddick (Get Out), Patrick Rizzotti and Brett Forbes (The Collector).  More details to follow soon.

- "Furlough" - Jeff is scoring this dramedy feature from director Laurie Collyer (Sherrybaby) starring Melissa Leo and LaLa Anthony.  More details soon.

- "Girlboss" - Unfortunately, Netflix cancelled this amazing series, so sadly no season 2.   Big thanks to Kay Cannon, Charlize Theron, Laverne McKinnon, Christian Ditter, Season Kent, Michael Brake, and all else involved.  It was a great experience regardless and hope you check it out on Netflix.

Apr 25, 2017

"Girlboss" on Netflix

Jeff scored this great new Netflix series "Girlboss".   It's produced by the incomparable Kay Cannon (Pitch Perfect), Charlize Theron, Christian Ditter, and Laverne McKinnon.   All episodes streaming now, check the music page for samples.

Apr 24, 2017

"Silicon Valley" Season 4

Season 4 premieres on HBO on Sunday 4/23/17 at 10pm.   The reviews have been stellar, so check it out! Hollywood Reporter Review

Apr 17, 2017

Ascap Expo panel featured in Billboard...

Jeff spoke at the 2017 Ascap Expo last week on an amazing panel featuring Dave Pirner of Soul Asylum, Sam Hollander (Fitz & The Tantrums, Train, Pentatonix), Ashley Gorley (Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryon), James Fountleroy (Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars) and moderated by Melinda Newman of Billboard.

Apr 12, 2017

Jeff nominated for 2017 ASCAP Composer's Choice Award.

Jeff was nominated for 2016 Composer of the Year in the Ascap Composers' Choice Awards, voted upon by the membership.   Winner will be announced 5/16/17 at the 2017 Screen Media Awards at The Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles.

Mar 30, 2017

Ascap Expo 2017

Jeff is speaking on a panel at this year's Ascap Expo on Thursday 4/13.  More details to follow soon.

Nov 4, 2016

Silent Films Live!

Silent Films Live!

Oct 6, 2016

"Middle School: The Worst Years Of My Life" Opens Friday Oct. 6 Nationwide

"Middle School: The Worst Years Of My Life" Opens Friday Oct. 6 Nationwide

This CBS/Lionsgate co-production opens Friday.  Based on the best-selling novels by James Patterson.  Directed by Steve Carr (Dr. Dolittle, Paul Blart) and starring Lauren Graham, Rob Riggle, Andrew Daly, and Efren Ramirez (Napoleon Dynamite).   Check the music page for score samples.

Sep 23, 2016

Silent Films Live Concert

Silent Films Live Concert

Excited to be a part of this amazing charity event on 11/3 at 7pm at the Malibu Screening Room.  Featuring live original scores, performed by The Helix Collective.  Tickets available here.

"Speechless" on ABC

"Speechless" on ABC

Jeff is scoring this new series starring Minnie Driver on ABC Wednesdays at 8:30.  Check it out.   

Jul 15, 2016

Middle School: The Worst Years Of My Life

Middle School: The Worst Years Of My Life

Jeff Cardoni has been hired to score the upcoming family comedy Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life. The film is directed by Steve Carr (Paul Blart: Mall CopDaddy Day CareDr. Dolittle 2) and stars Griffin Gluck, Lauren Graham, Rob Riggle, Thomas Barbusca, Andy Daly, Jacob Hopkins and Adam Pally. The movie is based on the New York Times bestseller of the same title by James Patterson (ZooKiss the Girls) and chronicles the trials and triumphs of Rafe Khatchadorian as he uses his wits to battle bullies, hormones and the tyrannical, test-obsessed Principal Dwight. Chris Bowman & Hubbel Palmer (Masterminds) and Kara Holden have written the screenplay. Leopoldo Gout (Alex Cross) and Bill Robinson (Zoo) are producing the project. Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life) is set to be released on October 7, 2016 by CBS Films/Lionsgate. Visit the official movie website for more information. Link to Film Music Reporter article.

Jul 5, 2016

"Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates" opens nationwide this Friday 7/8

Jeff scored this hilarious Fox comedy, that opens nationwide 7/8.   

Soundtrack out this week on Lakeshore Records.   

Jun 27, 2016

Silicon Valley Finale

Silicon Valley Finale

Thanks for tuning in to the Season 3 finale of "Silicon Valley".  I feel lucky to be but a small part of this incredible assembly of talent.   Can't wait for Season 4.   Some music tracks from the finale are up on the music page.   And hopefully we'll have some type of soundtrack release for next season, featuring all of the incredible songs that Mike (as well as Rudy and Jason at Hit The Ground Running) and some score cues as well.  Stay tuned.....

Jun 3, 2016

"Training Day" on CBS

"Training Day" on CBS

Excited to be scoring this new series for CBS.  Based on the film starring Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke and directed by Antoine Fuqua, this show takes place 10 years later.  It stars Bill Paxton as a corrupt cop.  Written by Will Beall (Gangster Squad) and directed by Danny Cannon (Gotham), it will premiere mid-season on CBS.  

May 13, 2016


-  Pilot season is over!   I was lucky enough to  score (4) of them and live to talk about it: "Training Day" for CBS, "Speechless" for ABC, "Charity Case" and "HR" for Fox.   Looks like a few will go a few won't such is life in this nutty biz....

- "Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates" will be released by Fox on 7/8/16.   Music samples are up on the site.  Soundtrack will be out on Lakeshore records, stay tuned for detals.

- The Grinder Rests.   Dammit, sad to say but this incredible show got the axe yesterday.   It was literally one of the most creatviely rewarding projects I've ever worked on.  So thank you Rob Lowe, Fred Savage, Jarrrad Paul, Andy Mogel, Jake Kasdan, Manish Raval for letting me be a part of it.

Mar 17, 2016

"The Confirmation" out in theaters and VOD tomorrow 3/18.

"The Confirmation" out in theaters and VOD tomorrow 3/18.

Really proud to have worked on this one, from Oscar nominated writer/director Bob Nelson (Nebraska), starring Clive Owen, Maria Bello, Patton Oswalt, Matthew Modine, Robert Forester, and the incredible Jaeden Lieberher (St. Vincent). 

The reviews have been stellar accross the board, so check out this realy heartfelt film if you get a chance.  This one gives a nice shout out to the music as well...

Feb 18, 2016

Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates

Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates

Excited to be scoring this upcoming Fox comedy, starring Zac Efron, Anna Kendrick, Adam Devine, and Aubrey Plaza.   Directed by Jake Syzmanski.   Coming this July.   More details to follow soon...

Jan 27, 2016

"The Confirmation" Trailer

From Oscar nominated director,Bob Nelson (Nebraska).   Starring Clive Owen, Maria Bello, Jaeden Lieberher, Patton Oswalt, Matthew Modine, Tim Blake Nelson, and Robert Forster.  Opens in theaters and Itunes on March 18th, 2016.

"A Beautiful Grind" - A Fistful Of Soundtracks examines the music of "The Grinder".