The 4th Annual Made In Hollywood Honors For Television awards honored this year’s Emmy-nominated shows produced in California and the Los Angeles area in a star-studded program the morning of Sept. 7, 2016. Continue reading
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Congratulations 68th Emmy Nominees!
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
Congratulations 2015 Emmy Nominees!
Congratulations to all the Los Angeles AFM Local 47 members who received 67th Annual Emmy Awards nominations, and to all of the talented L.A. musicians who performed on an impressive 50 of this year’s nominated series, commercials & TV specials!
View the full list of Local 47-scored nominees at listen-la.com!
#listenLA spotlight: Interview with ‘House of Cards’ composer Jeff Beal
On the heals of two new Emmy nominations for his music for “House of Cards,” Jeff Beal talks about composing for the hit Los Angeles-scored series
Beautifully underscoring the dramatic intrigue of Netflix series “House of Cards,” Jeff Beal’s darkly atmospheric score just garnered two more Emmy nominations. This marks the composer’s third Emmy nod for the show, and 13th altogether.
To date, Beal has won three times, including for the 2007 TNT miniseries “Nightmares & Dreamscapes” and USA Network’s detective series “Monk” in 2003, which were also scored here with our wonderful Los Angeles musicians.
Recorded at his home studio, music for “House of Cards” features more than a dozen of L.A.’s premiere string musicians. Beal spoke with Linda A. Rapka from his home studio about composing for the hit series.
Congratulations on your recent Emmy nominations for “House of Cards”! For both seasons, you’ve recorded in your home studio with Los Angeles musicians.
“They’re fantastic. I have a room in my studio where I do a lot of live recording. With the tight schedules and turnaround times these days being what they are, I love being able to call on the best players in the world and have them available at the drop of a hat. It’s a luxury to work with them. They know the kind of stuff I write, and over the years we have developed a shorthand with each other. It’s nice not having to over-explain to musicians your approach to making music; here a lot of that is sort of a given.”
Read the full interview at listen-la.com