Composing

In an interview from the 80s with Keith Jarrett regarding electronic instruments he said “I just feel as though I’m in a room with a smoker”. That pretty well summed it […]

Alexander Courage

Watching this interview with the late Alexander Courage (the guy who wrote the Star Trek theme) is inspiring and depressing. Inspiring because of his personality and work, depressing because it […]

I recorded more brilliant vocals by Meg Tennant on the final  Sam Larkin record. I find when a great artist like her, tells me (after almost every take), that she […]

Dear Lucifer Even though the lyrics to  Serpentne Fire, like everything by Earth Wind and Fire, make absolutely no sense*, I am willing to sign away my soul if you […]

Morituri

Never heard of this film but feeling bored of current and the new arrivals started searching other sections. Found this with Yul Brynner and Marlon Brando in the first row […]

Sometimes people approach me to score a film and explain how to write the music. Weird when they do that; probably they never before worked with a composer. It is […]