Trevor Jones: South Africa's movie music man

Published 8:54 AM ET, Tue October 23, 2012
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Trevor Jones has composed music for over 100 films and TV shows but he hasn't forgotten his musical roots. He has selected a playlist of his favorite and most inspirational tunes for CNN. Getty Images
Sir Edward Elgar, leads a performance of one of his own compositions in January 1920. According to Trevor Jones, the British conductor is a master and an inspiration. Getty Images
"The man and his music is an inspiration to us all," says Jones of South African jazz multi-instrumentalist and singer, Hugh Masekela. Getty Images
Composer Ariel Ramirez is regarded as one of the major proponents of Argentine folk music. Although concieved a continent away, Ramirez's music has always struck a chord with Jones. Wikimedia commons