Award-winning composer Danny Pelfrey wins Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction And Composition For A Drama Series for "Guiding Light" at the 34th Annual Creative Arts & Entertainment Daytime Emmy® Awards. Previously nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Music Composition for the show "Felicity," Pelfrey boasts a tremendous list of credits ranging from the critically acclaimed "American Dreams" to the late-night comedy "Saturday Night Live."
While working on "Guiding Light," Pelfrey simultaneously composed the music for NBC's drama "American Dreams" and the Lifetime original series "Strong Medicine." Pelfrey produced and arranged the songs performed by "American Dreams" musical guests including Usher, Ashanti, Kelly Clarkson, Chris Issak and Nick Lachey and won three BMI TV Music awards for his work on "Strong Medicine." In addition, Pelfrey has contributed music to a number of primetime television shows including "Six Feet Under," "Jag," "Friends," and "Boston Public."
A multi-instrumentalist musician, Pelfrey began his career performing as a soloist on such shows as "David Letterman" and "The Tonight Show." His talent then led him to record with music icons Aretha Franklin, Smokey Robinson, David Crosby, Eric Clapton, and James Taylor.