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Award-Winning BMI Composer Jeff Beal Talks About His Emmy-Nominated Music for Jesse Stone

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From News, posted 8.26.16. Emmy-winning BMI composer Jeff Beal, who has scored the Jesse Stone film series since it began in 2005, has created a signature score over the years as the lead character, played by Tom Selleck, and his world have evolved. His newest musical installment, for Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise, has this… Read more...


BMI Celebrates Country Star Dustin Lynch and The Writers of ‘Mind Reader’

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From News, posted 8.25.16. Friends, family and music industry executives gathered yesterday at South to celebrate BMI artist Dustin Lynch and the writers of his #1 hit “Mind Reader.” Penned by BMI songwriter Rhett Akins and writer Ben Hayslip, with production by Mickey Jack Cones, the track is the third single from his second studio… Read more...


Women Who Score Win Over the Crowd at Los Angeles Concert

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From News, posted 8.25.16. The Alliance for Women Film Composers, in association with The Film Music Society and White Bear Public Relations, featured more than 20 female composers, many of whom BMI proudly claims as members, at “The Women Who Score: Soundtracks Live” concert on Friday, August 19, as part of Downtown Los Angeles’ Grand… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2016 Dove Award Nominees

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From News, posted 8.25.16. The nominees for the 2016 Dove Awards, which honor outstanding achievements and excellence in Christian Music, are out, and BMI affiliates are poised to win several coveted awards, with many of our cherished writers up for multiple trophies. Final winners will be announced on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, from Lipscomb University’s… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Renowned Jazz Harmonica Player Toots Thielemans

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From News, posted 8.23.16. BMI is saddened by the passing of multi-talented jazz composer and musician Toots Thielemans, who died Monday at the age of 94. One of very few musicians to have made their mark as a jazz harmonica player, Thielemans was also revered for his ability to play guitar and whistle in unison,… Read more...


Camilo Lara and Toy Selectah Find the Pulse of the Global Beat with ‘Compass’

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From News, posted 8.22.16. Two of Mexico’s most esteemed beat-masters put together an international collective to unify the global dance floor Read more...


BMI Brings Out Multi-Platinum HitMakers for ‘Producer Talk Panel’

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From News, posted 8.19.16. BMI’s LA office hosted a ‘BMI Producer Talk’ panel on Wednesday, August 17, for an enthusiastic crowd. Moderated by radio host and media personality, Abby De La Rosa, the panel featured hit-making producers Andrew “Pop” Wansel and Warren “Oak” Felder of Pop & Oak (Alicia Keys, Trey Songz, Nicki Minaj), Dwayne… Read more...


BMI Bulletin Board: August

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From MusicWorld, posted 8.18.16. Workshops, conference, contest and festival opportunities for songwriters and composers Read more...


How to Find the Right Engineer, Producer and Musicians to Record Your Music

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From MusicWorld, posted 8.18.16. Have you lined up the right team? Read more...


The Extraordinary Career of David Amram

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From MusicWorld, posted 8.18.16. “I was brought up on both the treasures of great European master composers and the genius of the jazz innovators.”  Read more...


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