Jordan Galland

American musician and filmmaker

Jordan Galland is a singer-songwriter and an award winning[1] movie-maker from New York City. He has worked with Sean Lennon,[2] and Mark Ronson

Jordan Galland
photo taken by Jenna Kirkutis, On Madison Green Sept 2009
photo taken by Jenna Kirkutis, On Madison Green Sept 2009
Background information
Born1980 (age 42–43)
Farmington, Connecticut, U.S.
GenresIndie pop, indie rock
Occupation(s)movie-maker, singer-songwriter
InstrumentsGuitar, piano, flute
Years active2001–present
Jordan Galland as Panal Member at Canada Music Week 2009
Jordan Galland as Panal Member at Canada Music Week 2009

Galland's band Dopo Yume played shows with Jason Schwartzman 's band Phantom Planet.

In 2005, Galland appeared with actors Lindsay Lohan, Carrie Fisher, and Jordana Brewster in Sean Lennon's independent movie Friendly Fire.

  • Galland's first full-length movie, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Undead, was filmed in New York City during December 2007 and debuted at the 2009 Slamdance Film Festival.[4][5] This movie is premiering in Canada during Canada Music Week.[6]
  • Galland used the Red Camera,[7] a new cutting edge technology in movies.[8]

Trivia Edit

  • Galland's band Dopo Yume was a semifinalist in a nation wide AOL contest, beating out thousands of applicants[9]
  • Actress Milla Jovovich appeared briefly as a boxhead character in his movie "Smile for the Camera"; they had met when Jordan was a teenager and had snuck into a bar.[source?]
  • in the November 2007 issue of Vogue (magazine),[10]

Jordan and band mate Domino Kirke were part of a feature modeling clothing in a contest featuring up and coming clothing designers.

List of credits Edit

  • Galland co-wrote the song "Spectacle",[11] which appeared in Lennon's movie "Friendly Fire".[12]
  • Domino's song "Tropical Moonlight" is on the soundtrack of the movie 21.[13]
  • Numerous song contributions in National Lampoons' Adam and Eve.
  • Another band of Galland's, Dopo Yume, had a song on The O.C., in the episode "The Day After Tomorrow".[14][15]
  • Galland played the electric piano on Mark Ronson's album Version[16]
  • Galland's band Domino opened for Lily Allen in New York in 2006

Filmography Edit

Year Title Comments
2005 Green Umbrella Writer/actor
2008 'Day of the Dead (2008 movie) Writer of the song "Coolest Boy on Earth"
2007 Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are undead Executive Producer
2008 Coin Locker Babies Screen Writer
2008 21 (movie) song on soundtrack by band Domino "Tropical Moonlight"

References Edit

  1. "interview".[permanent dead link]
  2. Hopeful Romantics:Dopo Yume Wear their Hearts on Their Sleeves Archived 2007-08-04 at the Wayback
  3. "Jordan Galland > Elbows Music Blog Aggregator". Archived from the original on 2009-12-13. Retrieved 2009-08-04.
  4. "Slamdance: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Undead's Jordan Galland"[permanent dead link], Alicia Van Couvering, Filmmaker Magazine, January 19, 2009.
  5. "Slamdance 2009 website". Archived from the original on 2009-01-30. Retrieved 2009-01-27.
  6. "Canadian Music Week 2009". Archived from the original on 2009-01-30. Retrieved 2009-02-24.
  7. [1] Spring issue 2008
  8. ""Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are UnDead" Wraps Shooting". Slice of SciFi. 24 February 2008.
  9. "Yahoo!".[permanent dead link]
  10. scan of Vogue Magazine article
  11. "ASCAP database".[permanent dead link]
  12. "from movie Friendly Fire". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2009-02-25.
  13. "21 [Original Soundtrack] - Original Soundtrack - Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic.
  14. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-02-18. Retrieved 2009-02-14.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  15. "The O.C Season 3 Episode Guide". TV Rage. Archived from the original on 13 June 2013. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  16. "".

Other websites Edit