He also writes classical works for orchestra and film score. His works as an author are driven by philosopical subjects and span over novels, essays, screenplays, theater plays, poetry and provocating street art. He is one of the view hidden but impressive talents behind outstanding music projects with worldwide success but without being in the spotlight or part of the main stream. Even Hollywood film producers like Steven Spielberg are using music composed, mixed, produced and conducted by Gilmano in worldwide Blockbuster feature films. While being influenced by Funk, Blues, Souljazz, Latinjazz, Downtempo, Break Beat and by the Afroamerican Funk & Rythmjazz era from the late 1960's and the early 1970's for his popular music works, his ability to compose, arrange and conduct large-scale classical peaces and to record them with orchestras for his film scores emerged from his classical music education and early performances as a classical pianist. In 2000 Gilmano has turned the spotlight on the Canadian award-winning female rapper Tara Chase by helping her entering the UK Top40 with his ambiguous Breakbeat Discofunk Retro-Trash remake production of Genesis' "Follow You Follow Me" old time classic with personal permittion of Phil Collins, which sadly has been remixed by the record company later again to turn from an Old School Downtempo Funk tune into a cheesy pop tune without Gilmano's authorisation. But in spite of that the song has out-competed famous artists like Madonna, Timberlake or Missy Elliot in the UK The Box Charts by climbing up to No.
3 in a week. Some years before, a Jazzy Funk-Remix of "It Takes Two" - newly performed by a group called Spike - was climbing up the European club-charts mainly driven to success by its rare and untypical remix sound at that early period of how music usually sound. This remix was made by Gilmano using elements from the 1970's disco funk era (credited as "Sonny's side of the street", which was a tribute to the dance school mentioned in the music film "Tapdance" and refering to his Nick name friends used for him these days). In 2011, the executive producer Steven Spielberg and his film production partners choose the song "Disko Malaria" produced by Gilmano and performed by the Russian Rap artist Seryoga for one the most funny scenes in their Blockbuster feature film production "Transformers III – Dark of the Moon" (World rank No. 6 of commercially most successful films), when a fight between old Russian astronauts and the protagonists of the film became picky. Years before, near 2006, Gilmano won a bet where he annouced to be able to turn Russian rap decent and socially acceptable in Europe and US, which was believed to be impossible back in the days.
He finally managed to make the Russian/Ukrainian MC called "Seryoga" being recognized all around the world by producing, composing, arranging, recording and conceptualizing 3 discrete longplay records for the artist Seryoga and 2 underground records for the same artist, who used another pseudonym for this records (c./o. Ayvengo), all together attended with many positive press reviews mentioning Gilmano as an extraordinary sound talent, who's helping artists to get recognized by creating "quality shrouded in mystery". Six Top10- and three Nr.1-Hits later, including the mentioned song "Disco Malaria", nobody seems to have problems no more with the imagination of Russian rap in this US domain called Hip Hop. Later on, another US Blockbuster feature film "The Equalizer" starring Denzel Washington and Cloe Grace Moretz has followed and has used another song composed, arranged, produced and mixed by Gilmano called "2 Kaiser", performed by Seryoga and the German Rap artist AZAD. About 100s of music projects have profited from the work of Sebastian "Gilmano" Ugovsky, secretly or officially, including orchestral compositions & film scores, popular music hits in US TOP100, UK TOP40, EUROPE TOP10, GUS TOP10 AND MTV AWARDS without even envision himself pre-eminently as a music artist in any way. Sebastian "Gilmano" Ugovsky is the founder of the Berlin based record label and music production company REQQORD music, formerly known as SLO' JAM (from 2003-2013), which was a place for several Urban underground artists in Berlin Germany in this time period and has been reformed to REQQORD music in 2013 and - like his film production office MAURSEGLER film, is part of the BFA UGOVSKY ("Bureau in futherance of the art works of Sebastian Ugovsky") production offices, managing all the Sebastian Ugovsky's theatre, film and music projects.
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