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Catching Up With “Black Panther” Composer Ludwig Göransson

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From News, posted 2.15.18. Ludwig Göransson is having a very good 2018. Just weeks into the year, he saw “Redbone,” one of the unforgettable tracks he co-wrote and produced for Donald Glover’s Awaken My Love, win a Best Traditional R&B Performance trophy. And in February, the composer-producer, already beloved for his scores for Ryan… Read more...


SCL Features the Work and Insights of BMI Composers at Tunes for Toons

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From News, posted 2.14.18. BMI’s Reema Iqbal and Evelyn Rascon proudly attended the Society of Composers & Lyricists’ presentation of “Tunes for Toons,” featuring several BMI composers and songwriters including Lisbeth Scott, Lisa Loeb and Jake Monaco. The three music creators participated in a “Behind the Music of Animation” Q&A discussion, highlighted by a… Read more...


BMI Composer Kathryn Bostic’s ‘The August Wilson Symphony’ Heralded by PSO

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From News, posted 1.30.18. On January 20, 2018, the GRAMMY-winning Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of also GRAMMY-winning BMI composer/conductor Lucas Richman, triumphantly premiered BMI composer Kathryn Bostic’s magnificent work, The August Wilson Symphony. The symphony, which consists of five movements, was inspired by poems and the ten plays of renowned playwright, August… Read more...


BMI is Proud to Congratulate its 2018 Oscar Nominees

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From News, posted 1.23.18. Several BMI composers and songwriters were honored this morning with nods for this year’s Oscars. Legendary composer John Williams received his 51st nomination, breaking his own record of 50 as the most Oscar-nominated living person. Alexandre Desplat, who took home this year’s Golden Globe, is also up for the coveted… Read more...


Music Library Signature Tracks Makes a Name for Itself

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From News, posted 1.23.18. BMI affiliates Adam Malka and Jaime Villalvazo are the co-founder and music supervisor of top-shelf music production company Signature Tracks, which provides viable custom tracks for network giants including MTV, ABC and CNBC. The innovative company’s credits include adding just the right musical touch to blockbuster shows such… Read more...


BMI Sets the Stage for “Music & Film: The Creative Process” at 2018 Sundance Film Festival

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From News, posted 1.09.18. BMI has announced the line-up for the 20th annual Composer/Director Roundtable and 16th annual Snowball during the 2018 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. BMI’s roundtable, “Music & Film: The Creative Process,” will take place on Sunday, January 21, at The Shop (1167 Woodside Ave, Park City) from… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Composer Alexandre Desplat on 2018 Golden Globe Win

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From News, posted 1.08.18. BMI is proud to congratulate composer Alexandre Desplat, who won his second Golden Globe Award last night, this time for his mesmerizing score to The Shape of Water. The highly decorated and sought-after composer also won Best Original Score for The Painted Veil in 2007. Along with these two wins,… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Blake Neely on Scoring 1,000 Episodes of TV

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From News, posted 1.04.18. BMI composer Blake Neely’s recent scoring session for ABC’s Kevin (Probably) Saves the World was a special occasion as the Eastwood Scoring Stage at Warner Bros. was decorated with balloons to celebrate Blake’s 1,000th episode of scoring for television. BMI’s Assistant Vice President of Film, TV & Visual Media Relations,… Read more...


BMI Supports Composer Lyle Workman at Scoring Session for ‘Overboard’

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From News, posted 12.19.17. BMI proudly attended a scoring session at the Eastwood Scoring Stage on the Warner Bros lot in LA for Lyle Workman’s score to the remake of Overboard. The new film is a twist on the 1987 original, which was scored by BMI composer Alan Silvestri, with a reversal of the… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Ralph Carney

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From News, posted 12.19.17. BMI is saddened by the passing of eclectic saxophone and clarinet virtuoso Ralph Carney. During his more than four-decade career, Carney recorded seven acclaimed solo albums while also doing session work with such icons as Tom Waits and Elvis Costello, as well as the B-52’s, Galaxie 500, Yo La Tengo,… Read more...