Powell, a young accomplished violinist and violist, studied at London's Trinity College of Music, focusing on composition. While there, Powell earned the John Halford and Boosey and Hawkes Bursary Music College Prizes.
In 1988, Powell began to compose music for commercials, and gradually worked his way towards independent and feature films, as well as television.
Powell relocated to Los Angeles in 1997. After his relocation, Powell composed the scores for the films Face/Off, Antz, and Endurance, amongst others.
Before moving to the U.S., Powell also played with The Fabulistics, a British sixties soul group, for more than 15 years.
He now lives in Marina Del Rey, California.
John Powell Discography
- 3 Vocals
- 11 Instruments & Performance
- 50 Writing & Arrangement
- 36 Production
- 3 Technical
- 1 Acting, Literary & Spoken
- 1 Management