R.I.P.: TOMMY JOHNSON


Tommy Johnson, the studio musician who performed the tuba solos for the original recording of John Williams’s classic score for Jaws, died on October 16th in Los Angeles. Other musician’s credits include such classic scores as The Godfather, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and Titanic.

PIANIST STARR PARODI HOMAGES BOND ON HER NEW ALBUM


Pianist Starr Parodi, perhaps most well known as being the pianist on the ‘Arsenio Hall Show’ in the US, re-interprets the James Bond theme on her new album ‘Common Places’, to be released November 14th. The piece was featured in the trailers for Goldeneye, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough and Die Another…

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


CARNIVAL OF SOULS – Gene Moore (Citadel STC 77138)FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS – Clint Eastwood (Milan 36203) – 59:41GUNS FOR SAN SEBASTIAN (Expanded) – Ennio Morricone (FSMCD Vol.9 No.14)NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS (Special Edition) – Danny Elfman (Disney 61636)THE PROPHECY II – David Williams (Perseverance PRD 015)RANDOM HARVEST / THE YEARLING – Herbert Stothart (FSMCD Vol.9…

ANDREW GROSS SCORES FOR THE (SELF PROCLAIMED) GREATEST BAND ON EARTH


“TENACIOUS D IN: THE PICK OF DESTINY” Opening November 22(Los Angeles, CA) Musician/composer Andrew Gross scores “Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny” for New Line Cinema and director Liam Lynch. Starring Jack Black, Kyle Gass and Will Ferrell, “Pick of Destiny” tells the story of how “The D” became the self proclaimed greatest band…

THE 6th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS WINNERS


Alberto Iglesias is the big winner of the World Soundtrack Awards 2006. He won both the Award of Soundtrack Composer of the Year and Best Original Soundtrack of the year with the music he wrote for The Constant Gardener. The prestigious film music awards were presented during the 33rd Flanders International Film Festival Ghent on…

UPCOMING SCORE ASSIGNMENTS


Tyler Bates: Resident Evil: ExtinctionTeddy Castellucci: Wild Hogs • Are We Done Yet?Jeff Danna: Closing the Ring • C7Evan Evans: The Mercy ManAndrew Gross: Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny • ForfeitJames Jandrisch: American VenusTim Jones: Eye of the Dolphin • The Death and Life of Bobby Z • The ChildrenJohn Kaefer: Room Service…