Jabari Ali Film & Television Music Supervisor
Jabari Ali is a Guild Award nominated, veteran music supervisor with a great desire to use his skills to enhance, encourage and empower those around him. Jabari is also a contributing author to the #1 New Release book, “Tarell Alvin McCraney”. While Jabari has worked in several industries including education, coaching, mentoring, marketing, publishing, and management, music supervision is his strongest passion. Jabari has leveraged a propensity for deal making and an immense knowledge of the film, music and entertainment industries to operate Paragon Film Music, one of the industry’s premiere companies. Jabari has used his network and solid relationships to be invited to work on some of Hollywood’s most notable projects.
Jabari is a proud graduate from the legendary Crenshaw High School. He earned a Bachelor Degree in Pan African Studies with an emphasis on Economics, Political Science and History from California State University, Northridge. He also attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where he completed several extension courses in publishing and film & television music licensing.
• Infinite (Paramount Pictures) – Post Production – 2021
• Rob Peace (Fuqua Films/Sugar Peace Productions) – Pre-Production – 2021
• South Central Love (Christina Cooper Productions/ViacomCBS Media Networks – 2019
• David Makes Man (OWN/Warner Horizon) – TV Series – 20 episodes) – 2019 – Current
• The Equalizer 2 (Sony Picture Entertainment/Columbia Pictures) – 2018
• Shots Fired (20th Century Fox/Imagine Entertainment – TV Series – 10 episodes) – 2017
• New York Times Magazine’s annual Great Performers Short virtual – reality films – 2016
• The Kids From 62–F (Infinite Stories Entertainment Group) – 2015
• Ammo: 52 Blocks – (Undisputed Cinema/BET-Documentary) – 2014
• Gun Hill – (Black Entertainment Television Network) – 2013
• One Night In Vegas – (ESPN/30 for 30 Films/Undisputed Cinema-Documentary) – 2010
• Brooklyn Finest – (Overture Films/New Millennium Films) – 2009
• G-Trification – (Goddess Entertainment-Short film) –2008
• Road To The Riches – (Educational Documentary) – 2008
• Daddy’s Girl – Laila Ali (Undisputed Cinema/TV One-Documentary) –2007
• *** Reflections – (Scenarios USA/BET-Rap It Up) – 2007
• Waist Deep – (Focus Features/Rogue/Universal Pictures) – 2006
• Biker Boyz – (Dreamworks Pictures) – 2003
• Training Day (Music Consultant) – 2001
• Where Music Meets Film: Live from Sundance (Sundance) – 1999
EXECUTIVE SOUNDTRACK PRODUCER:
• My Baby’s Daddy (Miramax Films) – 2004/05
MUSIC CONSULTANT or COORDINATOR:
• 44 Dawgs Film Corporation – present
• Zone Bar “Where Music Meets Film” (WE Television Network) – 2007 • Training Day (Warner Brothers Pictures) – 2001
Stomp The Yard 2, Super Bad, Get Rich Or Die Trying, XXX: State Of The Union, Solstice, Luc Besson’s “Authur and the Invisibles”, ATL, Coach Carter, Two For The Money, Austin Powers: Gold Member, Barbershop 2, Oliver Stone’s “Any Given Sunday”, Shaft, New York Minute, Breaking All The Rules, Brooklyn’s Finest, Sweetest Things, John Wick, Big Mama’s House, Like Mike II, Malibu’s Most Wanted, Don John, Save The Last Dance, Pootie Tang, My Baby’s Daddy, What Happens In Vegas, and many others.
Stomp The Yard 2(Short Dawg), Authur and the Invisibles (Snoop Dogg), Coach Carter (Ciara), Big Mama’s House (Warren G featuring Phats Bossi), Beef, Have Plenty & True Crime Streets of LA (Jayo Felony), Shaft (Too Short), New York Minute (Tezz feat. Black Chill, Ebony Burke & Jaz’Mina), Pootie Tang (E-40 & Suga T), Save the Last Dance Vol. II (Blaqout), 2002 Winter Olympics, “Our Time to Shine” (Gladys Knight) and more.
Desperate Housewives, CSI: Miami, Everybody Hates Chris, The Shield, Welcome To The Captain, The Hills (MTV), Sons of Tucson, Las Vegas, BET Networks, Rizzoli Isles Shots Fired (FOX), Training Day – television series (CBS) to name a few.
Nextel (Boost Mobile), Coca-Cola, and Los Angeles Avengers (Arena League Football).
• NEW MEDIA:
Activision “True Crime Streets of LA” video game, along with numerous songs to other video games manufacture’s and developers.
Crossover (Sony/Tri-Star), Save The Last Dance (Paramount/MTV), My Baby’s Daddy (Miramax), and Every Street United (Xbox/Microsoft)