Award-Winning Composers Steffan Fantini, Marc Fantini, & Scott Gordon Score 100th Episode of Army Wives

Top Quote Army Wives is a Lifetime drama that centers around five families with spouses in the army. Well onto its sixth season,Marc Fantini, Steffan Fantini and Scott Gordon are the masterminds behind the music. Since the first episode, the trio has been scoring music using drums and horns to create an organic ambiance for the audience. End Quote
  • Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA (1888PressRelease) July 19, 2012 - Composing trio Steffan Fantini, Marc Fantini, and Scott Gordon score the 100th episode of Army Wives, premiering on July 29th, 2012 at 10:00 PM on Lifetime. The critically-acclaimed show depicts the complex lives of four army wives, their families and one husband whose wife is in the army. The composing trio's acoustically driven music succinctly highlights the turbulent emotions of joys and turmoil that the characters experience.

    Returning for their sixth season, Steffan and Marc Fantini and Scott Gordon have produced the music for the hit drama since its first episode aired in 2007. For the 100th episode, the composers have created dramatic military music to concide with a special appearance from the U.S. Army Drill Team (USADT), 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard). "To add a real military feel and to pay tribute to all the men and women serving in the army, we put together a special composition featuring French horns, trumpets and snare drums," stated Steffan Fantini.

    Steffan and Marc Fantini, whose diverse careers have ranged from recording and producing music, created many hits for popular artists before transitioning into scoring for film and TV. While working on an album for Ringo Starr, the brothers met Scott Gordon, a leading engineer and mixer for many iconic performers including Alanis Morissette and Aerosmith. Gordon and the Fantinis then began their award-winning collaborative efforts, which have spanned various genres including classical, pop, rock, jazz, alternative and hip hop music.

    For seven continuous seasons, the veteran television composers have scored CBS's hit drama Criminal Minds, for which they received the Hollywood Music in Media Award for Best Dramatic TV Score. Their other accolades include ASCAP Awards for TV Music for Army Wives and Criminal Minds. They have also created music for films including The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone, Mercy Streets, and The Wager. Recently, they wrote music for Sony PlayStation's Sorcery.

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