John Barry was the first film composer I was aware of. As a teenager I owned several of his Bond soundtracks.
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I don't find myself lobbying for projects. Filmmakers almost always come to me.
I like the fact that New York looks a bit backwards, toward the Old World,...
I like business and personal life to be distinct.
I prefer a life in which we don't take ourselves too seriously.
The flow of Guiness into the studio was inspirational as well as nutritive.
Conducting, I tried it once off the cuff, and quickly realized there were subtle aspects...
Carefully execute every instruction given to you by the director, producer, and studio. But that...
I had piano lessons when I was a kid, like most people. And hated them,...
Connection is what one is after in probably most media, but certainly in film, which...
I think being a little nuts is helpful.
A carefree quality is a whole aspect of life that I will never understand. I...
When the systems we expect to help us actually hurt us, we have tragedy.
The jarring change going from an urban environment to an extremely remote natural environment is...
All my music is very simple in that melody is usually clearly stated.
In mainstream romantic comedies, I'm usually tearing my hair out. It's just a devastatingly difficult...
I write music to please myself. Hopefully the director's enjoying it too.
Performing written music, even when I've written it, is not very interesting to me.
I just love the sheer mess of New York.
If someone suddenly lost their director the day before shooting and wanted me to step...
Most films I work on, the people making the film are constantly second-guessing the executives...