Whether it’s composing feature film music, studio work for major recording artists, or performing on world stages, Lyle Workman enjoys the fruits of a diversified career. Lyle composed the music for the films SUPERBAD, THE 40 YEAR OLD VIRGIN, FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL, THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE, WIN WIN, 21 AND OVER, YES MAN, AMERICAN REUNION and STAND UP GUYS. A seasoned guitarist, Lyle was recruited by Sting and performed his first show with the musical icon in London for the monumental Live 8 Benefit. A tour with Sting followed throughout Europe and South America in the summer of 2006. As a session musician, Lyle has played on records with artists such as Michael Buble, Bryan Adams, Alanis Morissette, Shakira, Jellyfish and many more. A Northern California native, Lyle was enlisted as a member of Todd Rundgren’s group, recording and touring extensively throughout The US and Japan. From 1994 to 1998 Lyle began a string of records and tours with Pixies founder and creative force Frank Black. A testament to Lyle’s diversity, he began a creative endeavor with Jazz legend, drummer Tony Williams. Recruited by Beck for a string of world tours, Lyle hit the road from 1999 to 2001, performing at major American and European venues and festivals, and television shows such as Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and American Music Awards. Lyle began writing commercial music for television, radio, and documentary scores, eventually making the jump to feature film, the first being MADE, written and directed by Jon Favreau; this collaboration led to Jon’s television show DINNER FOR FIVE, featuring Lyle’s Django Reinhardt inspired music. Lyle wrote additional music for the Will Ferrell film, KICKING AND SCREAMING. This began a fruitful relationship with one of the producers, Judd Apatow, who chose Lyle to compose music for his directorial film debut, THE 40 YEAR OLD VIRGIN. This led to several Apatow productions. In addition to the films listed above, Lyle composed additional music for KNOCKED UP.