LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


FAST & FURIOUS (SCORE) Brian Tyler (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 960 2)FOUL PLAY – Charles Fox (Intrada Special Collection Volume 88) – 31:54ALEXANDRA – Andrey Sigle (MMS09009) – 46:13HEROES (SCORE) – Lisa Coleman & Wendy Melvoin (La-La Land LLLCD 1091) – 54:43ICY KILLERS: SECRETS OF ALASKA’S SALMON SHARKS – Alan Williams (SMCD 024) – 39:28INSIDE…

SCORING SESSIONS: MICHAEL GIACCHINO (‘STAR TREK’)


Michael Giacchino recorded his score to Star Trek last fall, and with the movie finally coming out next month and scoringsessions.com is able to bring their readers the exclusive coverage of the scoring sessions. Click HERE to visit the original coverage at scoringsessions.com.

DAVID NEWMAN TO RECEIVE RICHARD KIRK AWARD AT BMI FILM & TELEVISION AWARDS


Mike Post to Receive Classic Contribution Award at Ceremony Slated for May 20 in Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, April 20, 2009 – Prolific composer David Newman will receive the Richard Kirk Award for outstanding career achievement at BMI’s annual Film & Television Awards on Wednesday, May 20 in Los Angeles. Staged at the Beverly Wilshire…

ROBERT ANTHONY NAVARRO: FAST & FURIOUS


Los Angeles, CA – Film & videogame composer Robert Anthony Navarro is not so quietly creating a name for himself as a new voice in both film and videogames. In an era where games and films were beginning to get dominated by orchestral scores, Navarro is embracing his rock roots and bringing his original rock…

STEVEN BRAMSON SCORES ‘DON MCKAY’


(Hollywood, CA) Award-winning composer STEVEN BRAMSON scores the indie-thriller DON MCKAY, directed by Jake Goldberger. The film stars Thomas Haden Church and Elisabeth Shue. Bramson created a diverse score that sets the musical tone of the suspenseful love story. The score ranges from restrained, featuring a blend of acoustic and synthetic instruments often used in…

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES – FSM, Varèse Sarabande


Film Score Monthly – April: DR. KILDARE (Jerry Goldsmith, Harry Sukman, Richard Markowitz, Morton Stevens, John Green, Lalo Schifrin, Alexander Courage, Bronislau Kaper, 3 CDs) Varèse Sarabande – CD Club, April: HANNOVER STREET (John Barry), LURE OF THE WILDERNESS (Franz Waxman), NIGHTWING (Henry Mancini), RUSSKIES (James Newton Howard)

R.I.P.: MAURICE JARRE


Film composer Maurice Jarre passes at age 84 Maurice Jarre, best known for his music on classic Hollywood films, has died in Los Angeles last sunday, March 29th. Jarre, who had been suffering from cancer, rose to prominence relatively late in life. His breakthrough came in 1962 when he wrote the score for Lawrence of…

‘HEROES’ ORIGINAL SCORE ALBUM


Original Score Album From NBC’s Hit Series “Heroes” Features Original Music From Show Composers Wendy & Lisa (April 2, 2009- Burbank, CA) – First they saved the cheerleader and saved the world. Now the Heroes have another assignment – this time on CD. La-La Land Records will release the original score album on April 7,…

THE REEL WORLD: SCORING FOR PICTURES by Jeff Rona


The revised second edition of Jeff Rona’s The Reel World from Hal Leonard/MusicPro Guides is already available For aspiring composers looking to break into the field of scoring music for film, television, video games or new media, it can be a long road from just starting out to finally hearing your music come alive on…

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


BATMAN: MASK OF THE PHANTASM (Expanded) – Shirley Walker (La-La Land LLLCD 1089)BOOGEYMAN – Joseph LoDuca (La-La Land LLLCD 1090)CROSSING OVER – Mark Isham (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 958 2)THE GENE GENERATION – Scott Glasgow (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 951 2)GEORGE WASHINGTON II: THE FORGING OF A NATION – Bruce Broughton (Intrada Signature Edition ISE1028)…