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Eddie Torres Film Composer | Music Producer | Musician

Eddie Torres is a multi award winning film composer for his original scores in Europe and the USA. Eddie Is a current voting member of the Recording Academy (Grammys).

Eddie was nine years old when his father who put a $26 guitar in his hands, in the north side Wrigleyville neighborhood in Chicago. Eddie's father passed away in 2021 while scoring a feature film. By age 11, he was playing multiple instruments and performing on stage. In his teens, he lined up gigs with bands an artist. In between helped parking cars for Cubs fans and performing, he began using second-hand recording equipment to piece together his own music.

By his twenties, Eddie worked a full-time job and produced music from his studio in Chicago at night and was a music director at a church. The round-the-clock demands took a toll so he chose his passion for making music, opening Rushing Wind Productions in 2002. After relocating to Chicago’s west suburbs, he constructed an acoustically-sound, stylish 1,500-square-foot professional production studio in 2007.

Eddie has scored films in the USA and Internationally that have received several awards and nominations. Some of Eddie scores include feature films like (LIfe Ain't Like The Movies) with actors such as Paul Bates (Coming To America) and Cinda Williams (Mo Better Blues). He's also composed music for documentaries like (Self Served) with Hollywood actors such as Oscar Nominated Actress Sally Kirkland and others. His music could be heard on TV shows such as Long Lost Family, Murder For Hire, Super Nanny, License To Kill and more. Expanding on his success in music, Eddie has produced theme music for a TV show on WGN Chicago (Inspirational Sounds) and TV jingles for Telemundo, Del Ray Farms and TCF Bank as well as appeared as a Model beer model "Dias Do Los Muertos". Eddie’s warm, rich voice is heard through his character Apple Peace, a children's animation project "You Are Special" where he also served as senior music & audio director.

He has worked in many project genres: Latin, contemporary jazz, pop/country, praise & worship, R&B. Eddie lifts creative artists to excellence, from the very famous – including a track from an American Idol finalist (Devin Velez) and work with Grammy industry musicians. Eddie has also produced music for a popular relaunch TV show (Inspirational Sounds) working with the shows host Jackie Sanders.

No stranger to blockbuster productions, Eddie co-directed the music presentation for Reality Check Chicago ’98 at the UIC Pavilion hosted by L.A. Entertainer Lakita Garth, Chicago Bear and Hall of Famer Mike Singletary and actor Tiny Lister (Deebo).

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