Brian Tarquin Sells TV Film Trax Catalog

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The TV Film Trax music production catalog has been sold and acquired by a private investor. The catalog was created by veteran Emmy Award–winning composer Brian Tarquin and comprises more than 2,000 songs composed by Tarquin as well as a number of outside composers. Songs from the catalog have been featured in such shows as Pawn Stars, Cajun Pawn, and The Steve Harvey Show; on networks including CBS, ABC, NBC, The History Channel, MTV, and VH1; and the controversial film The Interview starring James Franco and Seth Rogen.

Tarquin is currently producing and composing a new project entitled Jazz for Orlando in remembrance of the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting. It features jazz guitar icon Larry Coryell, Tony Franklin (Jimmy Page, The Firm), Bobby Baldwin, Chris Poland (Megadeth), Hal Lindes (Dire Straits), Will Ray (The Hellecasters), and Denny Jiosa.

Tarquin will continue to compose for Telepictures in Los Angeles and run BHP Music-Guitar Trax Records. The label has released the acclaimed Guitar Masters Series, known for its rarity tracks featuring Jeff Beck, Steve Vai, Carlos Santana, Jimmy Page, B.B. King, Joe Satriani, Buddy Guy and Tommy Bolin. Tarquin also hosts his weekly Guitar Trax Show on WFIT 89.5 FM every Monday night from 10 p.m. until midnight, streaming on wfit.org in Melbourne, Florida.

A monster guitarist himself, Tarquin signed to Instinct Records as an acid jazz artist, segued into smooth jazz and sold more than 140,000 records over his career. Tarquin has contributed as a composer to countless TV series, programs and films during the past 25 years. He has won three Daytime Emmy Awards and nominated six times for his guitar scoring contributions toABC-TV as well as winning the SESAC Network Television Performance Award.

Visit BHP Music-Guitar Trax Records at www.gtrtrax.com.