Danny Troob


Danny Troob

Danny Troob (born February 28, 1949, Queens, New York) is an American arranger and orchestrator, best known for his close association as orchestrator to Alan Menken's earliest Broadway and movie musicals since his earliest works. Troob's most popular movie credits include as "Beauty and the Beast", "Pocahontas", "Aladdin", "Hercules", "Enchanted", "Tangled", and Broadway's '"The Little Mermaid, The Pajama Game", and "Shrek". He won the Tony Award for Best Orchestrations for "Big River" in 1985 and has been nominated for the Tony Award in 2009 for Shrek: The Musical, 2006 for The Pajama Game, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Orchestrations two times.[1][2][3] He was nominated for an Annie Award in 2001 for Outstanding Individual Achievement for Music Score an Animated Feature Production for The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea.[4]

He majored in Music Composition at Harvard University and graduated in 1970.[5] He lives in New York City. He served as mentor to Nathan Kelly and Doug Besterman.[6]

Contents

Stage Work

  • 2010 - The Addams Family (additional orchestrations)
  • 2009 - 101 Dalmatians [7]
  • 2008 - Shrek: The Musical
  • 2008 - Gypsy (Revival) (special keyboard arrangements)
  • 2008 - The Little Mermaid
  • 2006 - The Pajama Game
  • 2005 - Chita Rivera
  • 2003 - Little Shop of Horrors
  • 1998 - Footloose
  • 1997 - King David (additional orchestrations)
  • 1995 - How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (revival)
  • 1994 - Beauty and the Beast [8]
  • 1992 - My Favorite Year (Orchestration for "Manhattan")
  • 1988 - Legs Diamond (additional orchestrations)
  • 1988 - Romance / Romance (additional orchestrations)
  • 1985 - Big River (orchestrated and music supervised)
  • 1984 - The Three Musketeers (Revival) (additional orchestrations)
  • 1981 - Bring Back Birdie (music and dance arrangements)
  • 1980 - Happy New Year (additional orchestrations)
  • 1979 - Saravà
  • 1977 - Side by Side by Sondheim (revue)
  • 1976 - Pacific Overtures (dance music) [9]
  • 1975 - Goodtime Charley (dance arrangements)[3][5]

Filmography

  • 2009 - Tangled (additional orchestrations)
  • 2009 - The 63rd Annual Tony Awards (TV special) (orchestrator)
  • 2007 - Enchanted (orchestrator, all songs and animated score) [2]
  • 2005 - Once Upon a Mattress (TV movie) (lead orchestrator)
  • 2005 - The Producers (additional orchestrator: score)
  • 2004 - Noel (conductor, music arranger, orchestrator)
  • 2004 - Home on the Range (additional orchestrator)
  • 2001 - South Pacific (TV movie) (song orchestrator)
  • 2001 - Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure (video) (conductor: score, orchestrator)
  • 2000 - The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea (video) (conductor: score, orchestrator: score)
  • 2000 - Geppetto (TV movie) (song orchestrator)
  • 1999 - Annie (TV movie) (musical underscore, orchestrator)
  • 1998 - Cousin Bette (music adaptor, music arranger: songs, musician: piano, orchestrator)
  • 1997 - Cinderella (TV movie) (composer: additional music, music adaptor, music arranger: songs)
  • 1997 - Hercules (music arranger, orchestrator)
  • 1996 - The Hunchback of Notre Dame (additional score orchestrator)
  • 1995 - Pocahontas (conductor: score, music arranger: songs, orchestrator)
  • 1995 - A Goofy Movie (arranger: "After Today")
  • 1994 - The Lion King (additional arrangement: song)
  • 1992 - Aladdin (orchestrations: song and score, songs arranged by)
  • 1992 - Newsies (music arranger: vocal arrangements, songs orchestrated & conducted)
  • 1992 - Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (arranger: "My Christmas Tree") [5]
  • 1992 - Shining Through (orchestrator)
  • 1991 - Beauty and the Beast (orchestrator, songs arranger) [10]

Film Composer

  • 2001 - Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure [11]
  • 2000 - The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea (video)
  • 1997 - Boys Life 2 (segment "Trevor")
  • 1994 - Trevor (short) [5][10]
  • 1998 - Cousin Bette (music: "The Other Side of Heaven", "The Tiger Song", "The Devil Song", "Farewell, My Friends", "Le Carilloneur" / lyrics: "The Other Side of Heaven", "The Tiger Song", "The Devil Song", "Farewell, My Friends", "Le Carilloneur" / performer: "Spera O'Marinar", "Nelly's Air" / "Wedding Polka", "Wedding Waltz", "Can Can")
  • 1997 - Cinderella (TV movie) (music: "Transformation")

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