Jeff Russo, Star Trek: Discovery's composer, is a two-time Grammy and Emmy-nominated musician who is also a prominent songwriter and arranger in the film and television industry. His other recent and current projects include Fargo, Power, Lizzie, Wilt, Lucifer, Bull, Legion, The Night Of, Shades of Blue, Extant, Tut, Free Ride, What About Brian, Weeds, Crossing Jordan, Smash and The Bionic Woman.
In addition to composing music for film and television, Russo still plays music with his Grammy-nominated rock band, Tonic, of which he is a founding member, lead guitarist and co-songwriter. Their debut album, Lemon Parade, spawned the hit single “If You Could Only See.” Tonic’s music has also been featured in films such as American Pie and Scream 2. Further, Russo has composed music for the New York Ballet Company Cedarlake Ensemble.