Interview: Mark Leneker

If you Google the name Mark Leneker, you won’t find much information. But this man is responsible for bringing to light a brand new, premiere recording on Naxos of Aaron Copland’s complete, Oscar-nominated scores for OF MICE AND MEN (1939) and OUR TOWN (1940). (Look for my review in tomorrow’s post.) Copland’s score for the… More

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Interview: Mark Isham

With five films, a new jazz band, and a new album, Mark Isham has had a busy year. We recently spoke by phone about recording, performing, and composing. In between his crowded schedule (and some frustrating technical glitches), Isham discussed jazz, FAME, and working with Werner Herzog, proving to be a most enjoyable–and extremely patient!–interview.   You’ve… More

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Interview: John Erik Kaada

John Erik Kaada (or KAADA as he is known in the music world) is known in his native Norway for his solo albums, his film music, and his rock trio Chloroform. Milan Records recently released the soundtrack album of Kaada’s score for O’HORTEN (2007), Norway’s entry for Best Foreign Language Film at this year’s Academy… More