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Tommy Tallarico is an American video game music composer, musician, sound designer, television personality and live show creative director and producer who has done work for the Sonic the Hedgehog series. He has worked on over 300 video game titles since the 1990s and received awards for his contribution to the video game industry.[1][2]

Since the 1990s, Tallarico has received awards for his contribution to the video game industry. He is the creator of the concert series Video Games Live (VGL), a multi-award-winning symphony orchestra that has played video game music across the world since 2002. He also co-hosted the television shows Electric Playground and Reviews on the Run from 1997 until 2006.[3] VGL and Tallarico hold several Guinness World Records.[4]




  1. Tommy Tallarico. Moby Games. Retrieved on 23 March 2019.
  2. Rivera, Kimberly. Achievement Unlocked! Tommy Tallarico Presents Video Games Live. San Antonio Current. Retrieved on 28 February 2019.
  3. The Art of Video Games. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Archived from the original on 29 June 2017. Retrieved on 17 June 2017.
  4. Swatman, Rachel. Video Games Live creator Tommy Tallarico receives certificates at record-breaking concert. Guinness World Records. Retrieved on 10 May 2017.

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