Congratulations to all the winners and nominees of the 72nd Emmy Awards! This list celebrates all of this year’s Emmy-winning and nominated projects scored union with AFM 47 musicians here in Los Angeles: Continue reading
Congratulations to all of the fantastic AFM Local 47 members who worked on this year’s Emmy®-nominated television shows!
The 71st Annual Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony will be held over two nights on September 14 & 15, 2019.
Best of luck to all!
Outstanding Music Composition for a Series
House Of Cards – “Chapter 73”
This Is Us – “Songbird Road: Part One”
The Handmaid’s Tale – “The Word”
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The unlikely and continuing musical journey of a lifetime … so far
Guest Column by Gregg Field, 2018 Emmy Winner: Outstanding Music Direction, “Tony Bennett: The Library of Congress – Gershwin Prize for Popular Song”I had no idea how or why as a teenager I fell in love with Tony Bennett’s music. It happened sometime in the early seventies. I was a young kid playing drums in my high school jazz band in the San Francisco east bay area with all the dreams of making it as a pro someday.
Tony Bennett would regularly appear two or three times a year at the Fairmont hotel Venetian Room in San Francisco. Whenever he was in town, I would drag my girlfriend, who would have much preferred to be at the Fillmore to Tony’s buttoned down, coat and tie concert. Continue reading
And then there were 15… Superstar AFM Local 47 member John Legend joins the exclusive EGOT club with his two Emmy Arts wins as lead actor and co-producer for “Jesus Christ Superstar Live.” He is one of the youngest people ever to win all four Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards.
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Kudos to all of the fantastic AFM Local 47 musicians who brought this year’s Emmy®-nominated music to life!
Tune in to the 70th annual Emmy Awards broadcast on Sept. 17, 2018, on NBC.
View the full list of nominated shows scored union in Los Angeles below, and check out a sampling of the music with our 2018 Emmys Playlist on YouTube:
Los Angeles musicians have done it again! Composers Mark Isham, Cindy O’Connor and Michael D. Simon received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series – Original Dramatic Score for their work on ABC’s Once Upon a Time episode “Leaving Storybrooke.” Continue reading
Congratulations to the following Los Angeles Local 47 & AFM members who received 2016 Annual Emmy Awards nominations, and to all of the talented L.A. musicians who performed on over FIFTY of this year’s nominated series, commercials & TV specials! Winners will be announced Sunday, Sept. 18, 4 p.m. (PT) on ABC. Continue reading