|Who is it?||Music Department, Composer, Soundtrack|
|Birth Day||May 31, 1974|
|Age||46 YEARS OLD|
|Birth name||John David Padgett|
|Also known as||John David V|
|Origin||Portland, Oregon, U.S.|
|Occupation(s)||Record producer composer bassist keyboardist|
|Instruments||Bass guitar synthesizer keyboards vocals guitar drum machine vocoder programming|
|Labels||Italians Do It Better|
|Associated acts||Glass Candy Chromatics Desire Symmetry|
As a Composer, Jewel is known for his contributions to the films Bronson (2008) and Drive (2011), as well as the A&E crime drama series Those Who Kill (2014). He also scored actor Ryan Gosling's 2015 directorial debut, Lost River, and Fien Troch's 2016 film Home, for which he won the Georges Delerue Award. Along with Chromatics, his works have appeared in David Lynch's series Twin Peaks, specifically the songs "Windswept", "The Flame" and "Slow Dreams".
To date, Jewel has released three, largely instrumental, albums under his own name The Other Side of Midnight (2014), Windswept (2017) and Digital Rain (2018).