Oct 28, 2008
Daring is a talented film composer, musician, and record label
As a musician with a law degree, Mason was legal counsel to director John Sayles for his first film The Return of the Secaucus Seven. Daring ended up composing the score to that film, as well as John Sayles’ other films up to and including Honeydripper, a story of blues musicians in 1950s Alabama.
Mason has done television scoring as well, including the themes to the series Nova and Frontline on PBS.
He also releases some of his and his collaborators recordings on his label Daring Records, a sub-label of Rounder Records.
Mason currently splits his time between his studio and home in New England and a place in the Hollywood area.