Michael Z. Gordon (1)

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Birth Name: Michael Gordon

Recognizing the start of a new era in music, the surfing craze, Michael Z. Gordon wrote his first hit song," Surfer's Stomp" almost immediately after he formed the Marketts. He toured with them until he decided to form a new group, "The Routers" and he went back into the studio and recorded the national hit song, "Let's Go!" by the Routers. A year later, he went back with the Marketts and wrote the smash hit, "Outer Limits", which went to #1 in the nation and earned him his first BMI award for instrumental of the year. He teamed up with Jimmy Griffin and wrote over sixty songs which resulted in over one hundred recordings including "Apologize" by Ed Aames, which earned him his second BMI award.

Gordon then went on to compose music and produce for movies and TV including Pulp Fiction (1994), "Ally McBeal" (1997), _"The Wonder Years" (1988), _"Everybody Loves Raymond"_ (1996)_ and the Tom Hanks HBO series, _ , "From the Earth to the Moon" (1998) (mini)_ . Gordon's roster of movie productions include _Narc_ (2002), _The Devil and Daniel Webster_ (2001),_ In Enemy Hands (2004), _The Outsiders_and _Mafioso: The Father, the Son (2004)_, a multiple award-winning film/ Hi current projects incldue "Holla" soon to be released and "Hello, My Name is Jason Scott"..

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From the Earth to the Moon (1998)• Producer
21 Jump Street (1987)• Music
As The World Turns (1956)• Music
Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993)• Music

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Michael Z. Gordon's first song that was recorded was a hit record. His first group was a nationally known group. His first film that he produced was a successful film grossing over $20M.

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