Multi-faceted Dabney Morris is a composer, arranger, and multi-instrumentalist based in Los Angeles who has scored films including the Oscar short-listed documentary “Procession”, narrative features such as “I Can Feel You Walking”, “Broken Diamonds”, as well as the Sundance 2023’s opening night premiere film “Sometimes I Think About Dying”, starring Daisy Ridley.
He is co-composing the score for the upcoming Alex Ross Perry documentary about the iconic indie-rock band Pavement, and served as an arranger and musical director for the off-Broadway workshop production of “Slanted! Enchanted! A Pavement Musical”—a jukebox musical slated to be part of the enigmatic project.
Morris has written additional music for projects like AMC’s “Kevin Can F*** Himself”, HBO’s “Heaven’s Gate: The Cult of Cults”, FX’s “A Teacher”, and the 2022 SXSW grand jury winner “I Love My Dad”; he arranged and orchestrated for the Netflix original film “All the Bright Places”.
As a producer, Morris has worked on records by Wild Cub, MYZICA, Ezra Carey, Bryan Cates, and others. He has arranged for artists such as Louis Prince, Skyway Man, and Alexander Wren.
As a concert composer, his chamber works have been performed by the Alias Chamber Ensemble and Lockeland Strings. Dabney is co-founder of Chamber House, a series of modern chamber music concerts hosted in intimate venues in Los Angeles.