December 4, 2017

(This is a re-posting from my old blog, originally published January 28, 2013. I made small edits to it Dec. 2017)

I began writing this post as a review of the LA Philharmonic’s recent premiere of Peter Eötvös’s second violin concerto, “DoReMi,” but it has expanded to something a bit more soul-searching. I was...

November 2, 2017

Scoring Amin Matalqa’s THE RENDEZVOUS

Growing up, it was the (now) old-fashioned film scores of Jerry Goldsmith, John Williams, James Horner, Bernard Herrmann and others that drew me into a love of film scoring. Even though my primary passion is in experimentation and letting my curiosity pull me forward, I’d...

September 19, 2016

This was originally posted on my blog on April 12, 2012, in direct response to release of Journey.

I believe that an artist creates as a function of their personality. We are a product of infinite unique variables and experiences, and thus our art is too. It’s immensely subjective, and that’s what separates ar...

September 5, 2016

Every year, except once I think, since moving to LA in 2005 I’ve attended John Williams at the Hollywood Bowl. At first it was fun but quickly expanded beyond fun and started to become the closest thing in my life to an annual religious experience.

Usually the shows begin with some sort of themed look at non-W...

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