Jeff Winner


JEFF WINNER is a music & film producer, researcher, and historian who has written for the OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: "Grove Dictionary Of American Music" (2nd Edition); the MIT PRESS anthology "Sound Unbound" (with BRIAN ENO, CHUCK D of PUBLIC ENEMY, MOBY, and STEVE REICH); and liner notes for the DVD/CD series "OHM: The Early Gurus Of Electronic Music" (with BOB MOOG, SONIC YOUTH, and JOHN CAGE). Jeff was also editor/interviewer for DEVO's first biographical book (Firefly Press), and is the Consulting Producer of the forthcoming official DEVO documentary film (IGGY POP, DAVE GROHL, TONY HAWK). As a music authority Winner has been interviewed by numerous publications and media outlets, including THE NEW YORK TIMES, LA WEEKLY, ESQUIRE MAGAZINE, NPR, and THE WALL STREET JOURNAL.

Since 1996, Mr. Winner has been a curator of The RAYMOND SCOTT Archives. His Scott projects include: the acclaimed "MANHATTAN RESEARCH INC." and "THREE WILLOW PARK" collections detailing Scott's pioneering electronic music and inventions; the "MICROPHONE MUSIC" compilation of famous 1930s "cartoon jazz" immortalized in classic Warner Bros. "LOONEY TUNES" starring BUGS BUNNY, "THE REN & STIMPY SHOW," and "THE SIMPSONS"; the award-winning documentary film "DECONSTRUCTING DAD," featuring multi-Academy Award®-winning movie score composer JOHN WILLIAMS ("STAR WARS"/"HARRY POTTER"), MARK MOTHERSBAUGH, and DJ SPOOKY aka Paul D. Miller; and a multimedia live stage show at WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL in Los Angeles.

Among Winner's current activities is an eclectic collection of "artistic" ringtones titled, "THE TELE-TONE PROJECT" with FRANK BLACK (THE PIXIES), THE RESIDENTS, DAVID J. (BAUHAUS/LOVE & ROCKETS), NEGATIVLAND, movie-soundtrack composer STEVE BARTEK (OINGO BOINGO), and French music legend JEAN-JACQUES PERREY.

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