Craig Pruess

Craig Pruess

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Craig Pruess is an American composer, musician, arranger and gold & platinum record producer who has been living in Britain since 1973. His career has covered diverse areas including: Grammy nominated record production for international stars such as Sir Cliff Richard, Anu Malik, Sarah Brightman, Sheila Walsh; musical arrangements for Massive Attack, Def Leppard, Bond; feature film soundtrack music (“Bride & Prejudice”, “Bend It Like Beckham", "The Mistress of Spices", “What’s Cooking?”, “Bhaji on the Beach”); world music producing, performing (sitar, keyboards and African percussion) and arranging for international acts such as Massive Attack, Katie Melua, Manic Street Preachers, Def Leppard and Pascal Obispo; television music (“Peak Practice”, “Sue Lawley Show”, “Rich Deceiver”, ZigZag Kenya”, “Samson Superslug”) and also arranging, sitar and sound design work (for such well known composers as Danny Elfman, Gabriel Yared, Patrick Doyle, Carl Davis, John Altman, Rachel Portman, and George Fenton); television and film advertising/corporate music (over 300 commercials to date); lecturing and teaching; concert performing (solo and with his own ensembles but also with Mike Oldfield for the world premiere of “Tubular Bells II”, Sept 92, at the Edinburgh Castle); sound engineering, synthesiser and computer music programming, sound design and music technology innovations.

He performs with two groups: world fusion trio, At-Ma, and African fusion band, The Ganda Boys. He received a British Academy Award Nomination for his Best Original Music Score for the BBC-TV prime time series, "Moses Jones", which featured lived filmed scenes of the Ganda Boys band.
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Craig Pruess Discography Tracks

Albums

none John Mason (4) / Craig Pruess / Visitor 2035 John Mason (4) / Craig Pruess / Visitor 2035 - Cain!(2xLP) Not On Label none UK 1976 Sell This Version
Craig Pruess Music Of The Stars - Sagittarious (Album) CSA Records (3) Germany 1989 Sell This Version
Craig Pruess Welcome Home: The Art Of Living Instrumental Music (Album) Heaven On Earth Music Limited US 1997 Sell This Version
Craig Pruess Sacred Chants Of Buddha - Music For Meditation (Album) Heaven on Earth Music Limited UK 1999 Sell This Version
HOEM-13 Craig Pruess, Pandit Vishwa Prakash Craig Pruess, Pandit Vishwa Prakash - Sacred Chants Of Rama(2xCD, Album) Heaven On Earth Music Limited HOEM-13 UK 2001 Sell This Version
HOEM-14 Craig Pruess And Ananda (6) Craig Pruess And Ananda (6) - 108 Sacred Names Of Mother Divine - Sacred Chants Of Devi(CD, Album) Heaven On Earth Music Limited HOEM-14 UK 2002 Sell This Version
Craig Pruess Temple Of Spice (Album) Times Music UK 2003 Sell This Version
KAR-CD-82038 Craig Pruess Language Of Love - Music For The Kama Sutra(CD, Album) Karuna Records KAR-CD-82038 US 2004 Sell This Version
JM08 Craig Pruess Exotic Chill(CD, Album, Lib) Juice Music (2) JM08 UK 2006 Sell This Version
none Craig Pruess, Russell Stone Craig Pruess, Russell Stone - At-Ma: City In The Sky(CD, Album) Heaven On Earth Music Limited none UK 2008 Sell This Version
HOEM-27 Craig Pruess & Ilyana Vilensky Craig Pruess & Ilyana Vilensky - Angel Of The Earth(CD, Album) Heaven On Earth Music Limited HOEM-27 UK 2008 Sell This Version
HOEM-28 Craig Pruess & Anuradha Paudwal Craig Pruess & Anuradha Paudwal - Sacred Chants Of Shakti(CD, Album) Heaven On Earth Music Limited HOEM-28 UK 2012 Sell This Version
none Craig Pruess & Dya Singh Craig Pruess & Dya Singh - Sacred Chants Of The Sikhs(CD, Album) Heaven On Earth Music Limited none UK 2014 Sell This Version
none Craig Pruess & Andrew McKellar Craig Pruess & Andrew McKellar - Sacred Chants Of The Gayatri: The True Renditions(CD, Album) Heaven On Earth Music Limited none UK 2016 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Craig Pruess Toccata & Fugue In D-Minor (Single) Hansa International Germany 1977 Sell This Version
Craig Pruess Widor's Toccata (Single) Ariola Hansa UK 1977 Sell This Version
Craig Pruess Moving (In The Direction Of Love) (Single, Maxi) Ariola Hansa UK 1979 Sell This Version
Waves (5) Featuring Craig Pruess Waves (5) Featuring Craig Pruess - Happy Together (Single) Ariola Hansa UK 1979 Sell This Version
Craig Pruess Too Beautiful To Cry (Single) G & G Records UK 1982 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

SB081 Craig Pruess Feat. Ananda (6) Craig Pruess Feat. Ananda (6) - Lalitha Ashtotram(2xFile, MP3, 320) Sudbeat SB081 Argentina 2015

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