Graham Jarvis

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Graham Phylip Jarvis
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Born 1952-04-??
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Nationality British   UK.svg
Website www.grahamjarvis.co.uk

Graham Jarvis is a British media composer. While little known in computer music himself, his contributions to the Commodore 64 games Wizardry, Gyroscope, Fairlight and Space Doubt remain classics.

In his youth, he played piano and guitar. From 1970 to 1973, he studied at Sheffield Hallam University, earning a degree in electrical engineering.

Chiefly in 1985 and 1986, Robert Hartshorne and he ran Alphingwood Limited, later renamed to Clever Music Limited, producing radio and TV advertisement jingles and temporarily video game soundtracks, targeting small-to-midsize and tendentially regional companies.

Since Spring 1994, Jarvis runs Media Music Limited. He spent much of the 1990s and 2000s composing for British television, including providing the title songs and incidental music for various sitcoms. One of his specialties is dance; since 2015, he runs the Android and iOS app DancePicker which allows to find dances for occasions, styles, tempos and songs.

Music Development

See Clever Music.

Gameography

See Clever Music.

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