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Jamshied Sharifi

 
Bio:
JAMSHIED SHARIFI is a New York-based composer, producer, and keyboardist. He has composed the scores for the feature films Harriet The Spy, Down To Earth, Clockstoppers, and Muppets From Space, as well as contributing music to numerous other films and television shows. As a producer, arranger, and ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
JAMSHIED SHARIFI is a New York-based composer, producer, and keyboardist. He has composed the scores for the feature films Harriet The Spy, Down To Earth, Clockstoppers, and Muppets From Space, as well as contributing music to numerous other films and television shows. As a producer, arranger, and ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[US Tour, 2021] [Replacement]
Orchestrations[Replacement]
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Orchestrations
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Orchestrations

Jamshied Sharifi Biography

JAMSHIED SHARIFI is a New York-based composer, producer, and keyboardist. He has composed the scores for the feature films Harriet The Spy, Down To Earth, Clockstoppers, and Muppets From Space, as well as contributing music to numerous other films and television shows. As a producer, arranger, and keyboardist, he has recorded and/or performed with Paula Cole, Ray Charles, Dream Theater, Laurie Anderson, Hassan Hakmoun, and many others. Recent projects include composing Awakening, a long-form piece for the M.I.T. Wind Ensemble; arrangements for the Montreal Symphony and the National Symphony; and orchestrations for Sting's Broadway musical The Last Ship.

Jamshied Sharifi Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Orchestrations Gold Star
Jamshied Sharifi, The Band's Visit
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Jamshied Sharifi, The Band's Visit

Jamshied Sharifi News

VIDEO: John Cameron Mitchell & Donny McCaslin Talk the Legacy of David Bowie and the  Photo VIDEO: John Cameron Mitchell & Donny McCaslin Talk the Legacy of David Bowie and the Premiere of BLACKSTAR SYMPHONY
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 5, 2022

Later this month, Charlotte’s Blumenthal Performing Arts will present the world premiere of BLACKSTAR SYMPHONY, The Music of David Bowie, with featured guest vocalist John Cameron Mitchell. A collaboration between BLACKSTAR SYMPHONY Artistic Director Donny McCaslin and The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, led by Conductor Tim Davies, the concert is a unique and singular interpretation of the music of Blackstar, Bowie’s final musical masterpiece, which was released two days before his untimely death.

John Cameron Mitchell to Star in World Premiere of Bowie's BLACKSTAR SYMPHONY at Char Photo John Cameron Mitchell to Star in World Premiere of Bowie's BLACKSTAR SYMPHONY at Charlotte International Arts Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2022

Charlotte’s Blumenthal Performing Arts will present the world premiere of BLACKSTAR SYMPHONY, The Music of David Bowie, with featured guest vocalist John Cameron Mitchell, taking place on Friday, September 16 and Saturday, September 17 on the stage of the Belk Theater as part of the inaugural Charlotte International Arts Festival.

Original Cast Recording Of Tom Kitt, Brian Yorkey & Kwame Kwei-Armah's THE VISITOR Re Photo Original Cast Recording Of Tom Kitt, Brian Yorkey & Kwame Kwei-Armah's THE VISITOR Released Today
by Stephi Wild - Jun 24, 2022

Today Craft Recordings / Concord Theatricals released the original cast recording of The Visitor on streaming and digital platforms worldwide.

THE BAND'S VISIT to Begin Performances in D.C. in July Photo THE BAND'S VISIT to Begin Performances in D.C. in July
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced that THE BAND’S VISIT, featuring music and lyrics by Tony® and Drama Desk Award®-winner David Yazbek, will be returning to Washington, D.C. from July 5–17, 2022.

BWW Review: THE BAND'S VISIT at the Eccles Theater Shows Each Person Has a Story Photo BWW Review: THE BAND'S VISIT at the Eccles Theater Shows Each Person Has a Story
by Tyler Hinton - Mar 16, 2022

The national tour of THE BAND’S VISIT, currently playing the Eccles Theater, presents a slow-moving, introspective slice of life that washes over the audience, occasionally grabbing them as it illuminates glimpses of the story each person has to tell. 

Tony Winning Best Musical THE BAND'S VISIT to Play At Segerstrom Center, March 22 To Photo Tony Winning Best Musical THE BAND'S VISIT to Play At Segerstrom Center, March 22 To April 3
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 21, 2022

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents THE BAND'S VISIT, featuring music and lyrics by Tony and Drama Desk Award-winner David Yazbek.  It will play in Segerstrom Hall March 22 to April 3, 2022.

Tickets Go On Sale This Month For THE BAND'S VISIT At Detroit's Fisher Theatre Photo Tickets Go On Sale This Month For THE BAND'S VISIT At Detroit's Fisher Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 16, 2022

Broadway In Detroit announced today that tickets for the tour of THE BAND'S VISIT, featuring music and lyrics by Tony and Drama Desk Award-winner David Yazbek, will go on sale on Friday, February 25, 2022. Starting at $35, tickets may be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com and in person at the Fisher Theatre Box Office.

THE BAND'S VISIT is Coming to the Paramount Theatre Photo THE BAND'S VISIT is Coming to the Paramount Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 15, 2022

Premera Blue Cross Broadway at The Paramount has announced that THE BAND’S VISIT, featuring music and lyrics by Tony® and Drama Desk Award®-winner David Yazbek, will be coming to The Paramount Theatre in Seattle from March 8 - 13, 2022.

VIDEO: Mamak Khadem Releases New Single 'Entangled' Photo VIDEO: Mamak Khadem Releases New Single 'Entangled'
by Michael Major - Jan 27, 2022

Coming on the heels of her critically acclaimed song “Across the Oceans” (featuring a guest appearance by Chris Martin of Coldplay), “Entangled” is the second single from her upcoming album; it will be released with a strikingly evocative and ominous music video directed by the award-winning Iranian cinematographer Sam Javadi.

Mamak Khadem Releases New Single “Across The Oceans” Feat. Chris Martin (of Coldp Photo Mamak Khadem Releases New Single “Across The Oceans” Feat. Chris Martin (of Coldplay)
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 8, 2021

Mamak Khadem has announced her new single 'Across the Oceans,' with special guest Chris Martin (Coldplay) on piano and vocals, due out November 5, 2021 on Six Degrees Records.

Jamshied Sharifi Videos

VIDEO: Atlantic Theater Flashes Back to THE BAND'S VISIT Videoplay
VIDEO: Atlantic Theater Flashes Back to THE BAND'S VISIT

by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2020

Today, Atlantic Theater posted a flashback to its massively successful world premiere production of David Yazbeck's The Band's Visit!

VIDEO: Watch David Hyde Pierce and Ari'el Stachel in the New Music Video For 'Heart I Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch David Hyde Pierce and Ari'el Stachel in the New Music Video For 'Heart In Your Hands' from THE VISITOR

by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2020

The world premiere musical THE VISITOR was originally scheduled to open at The Public Theater tonight, April 15. In honor of Opening Night, The Public has just released a music video of David Hyde Pierce (Walter), Ari'el Stachel (Tarek), and the cast of THE VISITOR performing the song 'Heart In Your Hands.'

VIDEO: THE BAND'S VISIT Tour Performs on Toronto's Breakfast Television Videoplay
VIDEO: THE BAND'S VISIT Tour Performs on Toronto's Breakfast Television

by Alan Henry - Oct 4, 2019

The first national tour of The Band's Visit is currently on stage at Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre! Check out the cast performing music from the show!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE BAND'S VISIT on Tour Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE BAND'S VISIT on Tour

by Alan Henry - Jul 12, 2019

The first national tour of The Band's Visit is now making its way across the country after launching at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Rhode Island! BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show's leads Chilina Kennedy and Sasson Gabay in action! Check out the video

VIDEO: Katrina Lenk Performs 'Omar Sharif' on THE TONIGHT SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Katrina Lenk Performs 'Omar Sharif' on THE TONIGHT SHOW

by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2019

On last night's episode of 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' the cast of Tony Award-winning Broadway musical 'The Band's Visit' performed a scaled-down version of 'Omar Sharif' with Katrina Lenk.

Tony Talk: Best Orchestrations, Jamshied Sharifi Videoplay
Tony Talk: Best Orchestrations, Jamshied Sharifi

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 10, 2018

Jamshied Sharifi has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Orchestrations for THE BAND'S VISIT.

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Tom Kitt Videoplay
WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Tom Kitt

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2018

Watch below as Tom tells us all about want this nomination means to him, how he's preparing for the Tonys, and so much more!

VIDEO: David Yazbek Performs A Song From THE BAND'S VISIT at TEDxBroadway Videoplay
VIDEO: David Yazbek Performs A Song From THE BAND'S VISIT at TEDxBroadway

by A.A. Cristi - Feb 27, 2018

This afternoon at TEDxBroadway, composer David Yazbek took to the stage to perform a number from his current hit Broadway musical, The Band's Visit. Check out the video below to see David put his own spin on 'Haled's Song About Love' for an excited crowd.


Jamshied Sharifi Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Jamshied Sharifi been nominated for?
Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for The Band's Visit and Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for The Band's Visit .

What awards has Jamshied Sharifi won?
Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for The Band's Visit.