Maxwell Transue is an international composer, percussionist, and producer based in Los Angeles, California.  As the founder of Verdant Sound Records, Maxwell has extensive experience in the recording studio as an audio engineer, session player, arranger, mixing engineer, producer, and composer for film, live theater, dance, and television winning several awards for his original scores including First Place and Audience Choice awards at several international dance film festivals. His music is currently being used in works by dance choreographers and filmmakers Bret Easterling, Jermaine Spivey, Spenser Theberge, Robert Bruce Hope, and The Kusanagi Sisters. As an independent artist Maxwell has performed alongside major artists such as Slow Magic, Low Leaf, Goodnight Cody, and Monster Rally.  Maxwell is on staff at the Glorya Kaufman School of Dance as the lead accompanist and currently touring a new original work "BRECHT" in collaboration with Bret Easterling.