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Jimmy Boyle – legendary composer and jazz pianist – THE STAR Mention Jimmy Boyle’s name to music lovers of my generation and it would surely rekindle memories of an accomplished jazz composer and pianist. At the time, this Eurasian from Penang was perhaps the most famous composer of Malay songs. I vividly remember listening to …

Sonic and Jet Set Radio composer Hideki Naganuma thinks developer Sega won’t hire him again and didn’t appreciate his work on the games. Composer Hideki Naganuma doesn’t think Sega will hire him to compose music for future games. Naganuma has successfully produced music for sonic the hedgehog and Radio Jet Set in the past, but …

Tango Gameworks’ latest game, Ghostwire: Tokyo, is now out in the wild, and with it comes one of the most atmospheric and beautiful open-world games Tango has yet to deliver. Much of the game’s overall excellence is in the music, sound design, and atmosphere. It doesn’t fill much space with pointless songs, but rather lets …

Tahlequah is home to various venues that regularly host karaoke nights. Dewain’s Place and Ned’s are the go-to spots for those who want to sing along, but Kroner & Baer and The Branch also occasionally host karaoke events. Introduced in 1971 by a Japanese inventor who discovered how to eliminate off-track vocals, karaoke has been …

The ASCAP Foundation announced the winners of the 2022 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards. Now in its 10th year, the award recognizes jazz composers under the age of 30. The recipients, chosen after a competition with a jury, receive a cash prize of varying amounts. Additionally, one recipient will be featured at the Newport …

The music business can be a scary business, and now a trailer, key new visual, main staff and additional cast members have all been revealed for idol ghost (known as Idol Kami-kuzu in Japan), an upcoming television anime based on Hijiki Isoflavone’s supernatural comic manga about a demotivated male idol whose career takes a drastic …

March 17, 2022, 2:58 PM Composer Yoko Shimomura has written music for Kingdom Hearts and Final Fantasy XV among other popular video games. Photo: Squaresoft/Sam Osborne The Japanese composer has set the bar for video game music – from ‘Final Fantasy XV’ to ‘Kingdom Hearts’, here are her best scores. Born in Hyōgo, composer of …

The ASCAP Foundation announces the winners of its 2022 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards. Created in 2002, the program recognizes gifted young jazz composers up to the age of 30. It is named after the great trumpeter and ASCAP member Herb Alpert in recognition of The Herb Alpert Foundation multi-year financial commitment to the …

NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) – The ASCAP Foundation has announced the young songwriters and composers winners of the 2022 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards. The awards, created in 2002 and named after the legendary jazz trumpeter, aim to recognize jazz composers at the start of their career, up to …

Japanese composer and pianist Daigo Hanada journey through uncertainty and melancholy to hope on 13-track second albumSatori. The delicate and vulnerable piano disc assembles one note at a time despite a sudden and debilitating physical illness, pushing through the darkness into the light of optimism. Opening with the mellow styles of “Shimmer in the Sky,” …

To complement Japanese director Ryūsuke Hamaguchi’s distressed and sweet vision for “Drive My Car,” which won four Oscars, including director and best picture, the choice of composer to create a melodramatic and delicate score was crucial. Enter Eiko Ishibashi, an experimental Japanese multi-instrumentalist whose 2018’s “The Dream My Bones Dream” marked a turning point in …

Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero music composer Naoki Sato says they have finished the music work. Dragon Ball Super: Super heroes should amaze fans with its groundbreaking animation, but the highly anticipated shonen movie should also have thrilling music that should excite fans as they watch Son Gohan and the other Z-Fighters battle the evil …

Bandai Namco revealed more information about Gundam Evolution, especially regarding the composer who will create the title tracks. Tadayoshi Makino (Monster Hunter: World, Resident Evil 2) will compose the soundtrack of Gundam Evolution. A network test trailer with the regular version of the theme was shared alongside this announcement. [Thanks, Gamer!] Makino is credited with …

Monument to Tchaikovsky. Via Shutterstock As the world continues to watch in horror the Russian invasion of Ukraine, nations around the world have rushed to cut ties with Russia in all its forms. This includes the cancellation of concerts by one of Russia’s most famous composers. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky lived from 1840 to 1893 and …

Published on March 9, 2022 Category News Created by sampling classic and ambient recordings by John Cage, Tchaikovsky, Meredith Monk, Prokofiev and Debussy. Composer and multi-instrumentalist Susumu Yokota’s symbol album is reissued on vinyl, via Lo Recordings in April. Read more: Hito Steyerl collects music from Susumu Yokota and Kojey Radical for a limited 12″ …

Former Konami composer Motoaki Furukawa – which has composed music for Snatcher, Sunset Riders, Metal Gear and Salamander – is being sued by the Japanese studio hired to work on its spiritual successor TwinBee, it was revealed. The cause of the problem is the game Steam Pilots, developed by the Japanese company Pixel. Steam Pilots …

Anaya Music and its recording team INCLUDES FOUR NEW ALBUM RELEASES AND “AMAZON: A HEALING FOREST”, A SHORT FILM CHRONICULATING ONE OF HIS FATHER’S AMAZING MILITARY ADVENTURES An award to me means accomplishment, achievement, a taste of joy, and a way to spread our music with infinite gratitude for it. — Anaya Music LOS ANGELES, …

Clarinetist, composer returns to share the music A South Whidbey alum prepares for her first show at the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts. A South Whidbey alum prepares for her first show at the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts. Clarinetist and songwriter Angelique Poteat will be joined by four other Pacific Northwest musicians …