Breaking In

Songwriter and Producer: “Sunday Morning” (2018)

A woman fights to protect her family during a home invasion.

Director: James McTeigue

Stars: Gabrielle Union

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Netflix Original Series (2015-2018)

Score Arranger – 24 Episodes / Additional Orchestrator – 24 Episodes

Composer: Additional Music – 2 Episodes

A group of people around the world are suddenly linked mentally, and must find a way to survive being hunted by those who see them as a threat to the world’s order.

Written and Directed By: The Wachowskis

Stars: Tuppence Middleton, Doona Bae, Jamie Clayton

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Composer (2016)

A kid from middle America, desperate to move to Chicago, joins the volleyball team to get a scholarship – the only catch is that his high school only has a girls team.

Director: Nathan Adloff

Stars: Molly Shannon, Missi Pyle, Paul Reiser

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Jonathan Shanes

Chicago born composer, arranger, pianist and vocalist Jonathan Shanes creates compelling musical content for feature films, television networks like Netflix and HBO, publishing companies like Sony Music Publishing and BMG and more.

Jonathan’s musical contributions can be heard with influential filmmakers like Lana Wachowski and Tom Tykwer, artists like Billie Eilish (live @ The Grammy Awards) and Olivia Rodrigo (live @ The BRIT Awards), and cutting-edge music houses like Bleeding Fingers Music and Extreme Music.

Film and television featuring Jonathan’s original music include the Wachowskis’ Sense8 (Netflix), Gordon Ramsay’s Masterchef (FOX), Deadwood (HBO), Mars (Disney/National Geographic), Jett (Cinemax), Project Mc2 (Netflix), Leopard Skin (Carla Gugino), Breaking In (Gabrielle Union), Miles (Molly Shannon), Jungle (Daniel Radcliffe) and many more.

Jonathan is also composing for the new musical Rising In Love featured in The Emerging Artist’s Theatre’s New Work Series in New York City and The Cincinnati Fringe Festival.

Performance residencies have included Soho House in Malibu, The Drifter in Chicago, Chez Adel in Paris and more.