Mon., February 23, 2015 7:00pm
In Oscar Nominations For Best Score, Some Hear Sour Notes
The distinctive music in the movie Birdman will not win an Oscar in fact, it wasn't even nominated. Like other acclaimed film scores from years past, it didn't comply with academy rules.
Sun., February 22, 2015 8:30pm
Clark Terry, Ebullient Jazz Trumpeter, Has Died
A member of the Count Basie and Duke Ellington Orchestras, Terry also enjoyed a long freelance career which included jazz education and a featured slot in NBC's Tonight Show band. He was 94.
Sun., February 22, 2015 6:00am
To Set The Mood In Period Drama, A Composer Paints Around The Emotions
Gary Yershon is up for an Oscar for the score of Mr. Turner, his fourth collaboration with director Mike Leigh. The two men share a philosophy: Never tell the audience exactly how to feel.
Thu., February 19, 2015 5:30pm
Composing The Folk Music Of A Made-Up Country
The Grand Budapest Hotel might take place in a fictional world, but Oscar-nominated composer Alexandre Desplat was there to make it feel authentic.
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