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Jesse Novak

Jesse Novak is a composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist whose original music can be heard throughout the film and television world. He currently scores two Emmy-nominated series; Netflix’s most popular original animated series, BoJack Horseman, starring Will Arnett and Alison Brie, and Fox’s The Mindy Project, created by and starring Mindy Kaling. Jesse also sings on a number of the songs he composed for BoJack, including the theme songs for Horsin Around and Mr. Peanutbutters House, I Just Met My Perfect Match, Keep Driving, Special Feeling, and Generic 2007 Pop Song. Jesse is widely acclaimed for his expertise on writing main titles. He scored the main themes for shows including NBC’s Superstore, Adam Ruins Everything, MTV’s Middle of the Night Show, and NBC’s Crowded. Novak also lent his songwriting talents to NBC’s The Office for their “Local Ad” episode. His work can be heard throughout YouTube’s CollegeHumor Originals, and on Netflix’s new original anime release, Neo Yokio, created by Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend. Pop music, cartoons, and video games are big influences for Jesse’s TV music work.Prior to his work as a television composer, Jesse contributed as a player and engineer to recordings by artists including Diplo, MIA, Snoop Dogg, and YACHT, and released music under the name Tugboat. He first met BoJack’s creator, Raphael Bob-Waksberg in college, where they were in a sketch comedy group together. Jesse transitioned from performing to writing music for the group, and continued to work on scoring viral sketch comedy videos before reuniting with Raphael.Jesse’s interest in music began at a young age, and progressed from piano playing into multi- track recordings and fully arranged electronic pieces.

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