Ezra Axelrod is a Colombia and London-based music composer for film, dance and theatre. He specialises in film scoring, contemporary electronic and acoustic production, string arrangement, and songwriting. Ezra releases instrumental music on the record label Land Recordings under the monicker Solhund.
He is currently scoring the feature film Pepe Cáceres, directed by Sebastián Eslava and Camilo Molano Parra. Recent projects include the soundtracks for HéCTOR, premiered at the 2018 D'A Festival in Barcelona, and for Saila Huusko's documentary Arctic Books, aired on Al Jazeera English in April 2018. He has a creative partnership with Japanese choreographer Yukiko Masui, producing original music for contemporary dance performances. His work has been featured in shorts for Massimo Dutti and TimeOut, ads for DirrtyWork and MAM Originals, and content for the BBC. Theatre projects include music and sound design for Gliwice Hamlet at the V&A Museum, as well as for Makalla McPherson's debut play When The Lights Go Out at the Ovalhouse Theatre in London.
He received his Masters in Composition for Screen at the Royal College of Music in 2016.
Originally from a small town in Eastern Oregon, Ezra's music draws from the many environments he loves: from the wide-open landscapes of his childhood to the crossroads of musical traditions in Colombia and London.