23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

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I was honored to be a part of the music production team for the 2017 SAG awards. I worked as an orchestrator on this project with composer and music director Thomas Caffey and orchestrator Matthew Janszen. An amazing orchestra in Hollywood, CA recorded the music, heard during the television broadcast. What a remarkable experience it was to see and hear …

Mako – Lake George Music Festival 2016

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I had the opportunity to work with the Electronic Dance Music duo, MAKO. The duo consists of Producer/Songwriter/Vocalist, Alex Seaver and Producer Logan Light. They were on tour and had a concert booked in August at the Lake George Music Festival. MAKO was performing with the LGMF Orchestra. The concert was titled Music Of Our Time. The Music Director and …

Durango Independent Film Festival

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I had the honor of attending the Durango Independent Film Festival in March of 2016. I composed the music to the short film, Orphan Is The New Orange. I jumped at the invitation to attend the screenings and participate in a question and answer forum with the Writer and Actor, Jennifer Sorenson and Producer, Meredith Riley Stewart. The film was …

ASCAP TV & FILM WORKSHOP CELEBRATES 25 YEARS

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ASCAP welcomed alumni of its Television and Film Scoring Workshop to the Fox Newman Scoring Stage on July 26, 2013.   I had the honor of participating in the 4-week program in July of 2011.  Returning to the Newman Scoring Stage as an alumnus, brought back that exhilarating feeling of standing on the podium and conducting a 60 piece orchestra of …

Accordions ARE cool

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Upon returning home from a spotting session with the producer and director of my latest scoring project, I ran into my neighbor in his driveway.  After the usual exchange of hellos, he asked if I would take a look at an instrument.  He then returned from the house with something that looked like an old square suitcase.  The vintage looking …

New TV Pilot

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I started scoring a television pilot today.  This project should be fun since the content is aimed at kids.  After viewing the first episode, I am sure this could be something that parents will enjoy watching with their children.  The photography is awesome.   I am really excited to be working with two producers who are creative and have a true …

Unstable

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The feature length film “Unstable,” aired this evening on LMN. I was able to compose some additional music for a scene in the film. The piece was written and arranged for Big Band. Remember those? Trumpets, trombones, saxophones, piano, bass, and drums were recorded live. Sample libraries just won’t do and I know you can’t program a computer to swing …

The NAMM Show

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Every year the National Association Of Music Merchants (NAMM) presents their trade show at the Anaheim Convention Center. I was able to obtain a coveted badge this year to gain entrance to the “Holy Grail” of Music Stores. I enjoy attending the show to see all the new gear that has been unveiled for the first time, and to actually …

Assumed Killer

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I recently had the privilege to be a part of the music team for a feature length film titled “Assumed Killer” from Concord Films and Marvista Entertainment. When asked by the film’s composer, Chad Rehmann, to compose a piece of music for this project…I jumped at the chance. The offer got even better when I was asked to record the …