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Trevor Rabin

Maestro Trevor Rabin

Filmography as of 2011

2011 I Am Number Four

2011 5 Days of August

2010 The Sorcerer's Apprentice

2010 The Last Shot (short)

2009 G-Force

2009 12 Rounds

2009 Race to Witch Mountain

2008 Get Smart

2007 National Treasure: Book of Secrets

2007 Hot Rod

2007 Diary of a Miniature Stunt Pilot (video short)

2006/I The Guardian

2006 Gridiron Gang

2006 Snakes on a Plane

2006 Flyboys

2006 Glory Road

2005 E-Ring (TV series)

2005 The Great Raid

2005 Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist

2005 Coach Carter

2004 National Treasure

2004 Exorcist: The Beginning

2004 Torque

2003 Mission: Space (short)

2003 Bad Boys II

2003 Kangaroo Jack

2002 Jet Li Is 'The One' (video documentary short)

2002 The Banger Sisters

2002 Bad Company

2002 Multiverses Create 'The One' (video documentary short)

2002 About Face (video documentary short)

2001 The One

2001 Rock Star

2001 American Outlaws

2001 Texas Rangers

2000 The 6th Day

2000 Remember the Titans

2000 Gone in Sixty Seconds

2000 Whispers: An Elephant's Tale

1999 Deep Blue Sea

1998 Jack Frost

1998 Enemy of the State

1998/I Armageddon

1998 Homegrown

1997 Con Air

1996 The Glimmer Man

1978 Soul Patrol

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Trevor Rabin Interview/Documentary

Trevor Rabin was born in South Africa in 1954. He began playing guitar at the age of 12 after having had piano lessons since he was a toddler. In 1972 he formed the band Rabbit becoming the most successful rock act ever to emerge from South Africa. Rabin left Rabbit to pursue a solo career in London and released three solo albums. Rabin moved to Los Angeles in 1982. Here he became a member of the newly reformed progressive art/rock group Yes for the groundbreaking 90125 album as a guitarist, keyboardist, singer, songwriter, producer and recording engineer. He penned the majority of the songs on 90125 as well as Big Generator and Talk, before leaving Yes in 1994 to pursue a career as a film composer.

He's a fairly good film composer. A lot of his film scores tend to be based around action, but often the films are mediocre. His score for The Sorcerer's Apprentice was pretty good, but he needs more experience to get that consistent skill like John Williams and Danny Elfman.

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Armageddon Main Theme

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National Treasure Theme