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  • The Red Road - Music by Daniel Licht

    Apr 2, 2015


    After The Red Road’s thrilling first season, Daniel Licht will once again be composing the show’s moody and subdued score. His instinctive and inventive methods with various musical instruments brings a deep, eclectic sound that weaves itself perfectly into every scene, whether that scene is subtle or tension-filled.

    The Red Road - Music by Daniel Licht

    Apr 2, 2015

    Sundance TV’s original scripted series, The Red Road, kicks off its sophomore season tonight (check your local listings). The gritty and intense drama, touted as “gripping” by the Associated Press, takes viewers on a journey where a local murder is just the beginning of a series of events that forces a small town to question their values, allegiances and allies.

    After a thrilling first season, Daniel Licht will once again be composing the show’s moody and subdued score. His instinctive and inventive methods with various musical instruments brings a deep, eclectic sound that weaves itself perfectly into every scene, whether that scene is subtle or tension-filled.

    We expect nothing but twists and turns this upcoming season from Dan and the production behind The Red Road.

    Click here to listen to a short music suite from The Red Road, Season 2

  • Congrats to Beautiful on receiving 8 Olivier Award Nominations

    Mar 10, 2015

    Congratulations to Beautiful – The Carole King Musical for winning eight Olivier Award nominations!

    Congrats to Beautiful on receiving 8 Olivier Award Nominations

    Mar 10, 2015


    Congratulations to Beautiful – The Carole King Musical for winning eight Olivier Award nominations! The musical won nominations for the following: Best Costume, Best Sound Design, Best Theatre Choreographer, Outstanding Achievement in Music, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Actress and Best New Musical.

  • Sundance 2015

    Jan 24, 2015

    We have some exciting projects at Sundance this year! The festival kicks off January 22nd.

    Sundance 2015

    Jan 24, 2015

    We have some exciting projects at Sundance this year! The festival kicks off January 22nd.

    Lila & Eve, scored by Alexis and Sam

    People Places Things, scored by Mark Orton

    Being Evel, music-supervised by Bruce Gilbert

    Diary of a Teenage Girl, music-supervised by Howard Paar

  • Fil Eisler - Empire

    Jan 6, 2015

    Empire, scored by Fil Eisler, premieres January 7th on FOX!

    Fil Eisler - Empire

    Jan 6, 2015

    Empire, scored by Fil Eisler, premieres January 7th on FOX!

    This music-business drama, from Lee Daniels and Danny Strong, stars Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson and Gabourey Sidibe. The plot centers around a music empire mogul (Terrence Howard) whose three sons and ex-wife all battle for his throne.

    Click here for the official trailer!

  • Beautiful - The Carole King Musical Cast Album Nominated for a Grammy!

    Dec 5, 2014

    We’re proud to announce that the Beautiful – The Carole King Musical Cast Album, co-produced by Steve Sidwell, was nominated for BEST MUSICAL THEATER ALBUM at the 2015 Grammy’s!

    Beautiful - The Carole King Musical Cast Album Nominated for a Grammy!

    Dec 5, 2014

    We’re proud to announce that the Beautiful – The Carole King Musical Cast Album, co-produced by Steve Sidwell, was nominated for BEST MUSICAL THEATER ALBUM at the 2015 Grammy’s! In addition to the producers, the principal vocalist, Jessie Mueller, is also a nominee. Here are the details:

    BEST MUSICAL THEATER ALBUM
    Beautiful — The Carole King Musical
    Jessie Mueller, principal soloist; Jason Howland, Steve Sidwell, and Billy Jay Stein, producers; Carole King, composer and lyricist. (Original Broadway Cast)
    Label: Ghostlight/Razor & Tie

    Head over to Amazon to get your copy!

  • Marty Beller - The Last Patrol

    Nov 10, 2014


    The Last Patrol, Sebastian Junger’s documentary scored by Marty Beller, premieres tonight on HBO!

    Marty Beller - The Last Patrol

    Nov 10, 2014

    The Last Patrol, Sebastian Junger’s documentary scored by Marty Beller, premieres tonight on HBO at 9pm PT!

    “In an era when documentaries about soldiers tend to focus on their injuries or mental illness, ‘The Last Patrol’ opens wide a different vista that is moving and beautiful—and abundantly life affirming.

    The patrol of this HBO film is not over foreign terrain. It reflects a 300-mile journey through the relatively calm, if sometimes desolate, landscape of the railroad tracks and environs between Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia and then west toward the Allegheny mountains. Not all of the four men we meet have been in the service. Two, including the filmmaker and author Sebastian Junger —who directed “The Last Patrol” as a meditation on the experience of re-entering the world after combat—have experienced war as journalists. The other two are vets they know from Afghanistan." Read the full feature on the Wall Street Journal!

    Catch the trailer here.

  • Amazon's Transparent - Bruce Gilbert

    Oct 3, 2014

    Transparent, music supervised by Bruce Gilbert, is not only a major hit, it’s a phenomenon; and the relationship between songs, story and picture is clearly a defining element of the series.

    Amazon's Transparent - Bruce Gilbert

    Oct 3, 2014

    Transparent, music supervised by Bruce Gilbert, is not only a major hit, it’s a phenomenon; and the relationship between songs, story and picture is clearly a defining element of the series.

    Created by Jill Soloway, the series stars Jeffrey Tambor as Maura Pfefferman (formerly Mort), who reveals to his adult children that he is transitioning to life as a woman.

    Flavorwire interviewed Bruce, breaking down the show’s soundtrack: “Gilbert’s almost uniformly cozy, instantaneously just-right song choices elevate Transparent to another level…”

    Read the entire article here.

    Bruce is also featured in a behind-the-scenes special at Amazon.com, where he discusses the back story of how music became a critical element for the evolution of Transparent.

    Since it’s debut on Sunday, Transparent has received astounding reviews. Willa Paskin from Slate states: “To call it Amazon’s first great series, or the only great series of the new fall season—both of which are true—is to damn it with faint praise.”

    Variety, The Huffington Post and Time have also published incredible reviews. With such an enthusiastic reception of the show, it’s no wonder that Transparent may be one of the best series of this fall.

  • Abel Korzeniowski receives Best Original Music BAFTA Nomination for Penny Dreadful

    Mar 27, 2015


    Congratulations to Abel and the entire production of Penny Dreadful on receiving the most nominations of any single production (5) for this year’s BAFTA Television Craft Awards.

    Abel Korzeniowski receives Best Original Music BAFTA Nomination for Penny Dreadful

    Mar 27, 2015

    Congratulations to Abel and the entire production of Penny Dreadful on receiving the most nominations of any single production (5) for this year’s BAFTA Television Craft Awards.

    Penny Dreadful’s grand, gothic (dare we say sensually horrific?) score is a critical and fan favorite. The soundtrack is available on Varese Sarabande records.

    Listen to the Main Title Theme here.
  • Exclusive Interview with Roger Neill - Mozart in the Jungle

    Feb 13, 2015

    Roger Neill discusses his multiple roles on the Amazon series Mozart in the Jungle in our exclusive interview!

    Exclusive Interview with Roger Neill - Mozart in the Jungle

    Feb 13, 2015

    Our own Carrin Tanaka sat with Roger Neill to discuss his role as composer and music producer on Amazon’s Mozart in the Jungle. This witty, sophisticated series, inspired by Blair Tindall’s book Mozart in the Jungle: Sex, Drugs, and Classical Music, is deeply centered around the music, so Roger’s responsibilities extended way beyond what’s normally required. Get inside insight into how Roger Neill made the intricacies of the show possible.

    Listen and share!

    Press inquiries: carrin@evolutionmusicpartners.com.

    Mozart in the Jungle was produced by Jason Schwartzman, Roman Coppola, and Paul Weitz and stars Gael Garcia Bernal, Malcolm McDowell, Lola Kirke, and Bernadette Peters. Stream now through Amazon Prime!

  • Mark Orton - 'My Old Lady' Now Available

    Jan 23, 2015

    My Old Lady, scored by Mark Orton, is now available to purchase on iTunes!

    Mark Orton - 'My Old Lady' Now Available

    Jan 23, 2015

    My Old Lady, scored by Mark Orton, is now available to purchase on iTunes!

    My Old Lady follows the story of Mathias (Kevin Kline) as he travels to Paris to claim the apartment left to him by his late father. Upon his arrival, he finds his flat is legally occupied by Mathilde (Maggie Smith) and her daughter Chloe (Kristin Scott Thomas), which causes a comedic battle to ensue. The anticipated humor takes a turn, melting into an unexpected, poignant story of love. This film marks the directorial debut of Isreal Horovitz and is a remake of his play of the same title. The film premiered last September at TIFF. It will be available to rent on-demand January 27th!

    The soundtrack, featuring music by Mark Orton, is also available here!

  • Roger Neill - Mozart in the Jungle Premiere

    Dec 22, 2014

    All episodes of Mozart in the Jungle, scored by Roger Neill, will be available at midnight tonight on Amazon!

    Roger Neill - Mozart in the Jungle Premiere

    Dec 22, 2014

    All episodes of Mozart in the Jungle, scored by Roger Neill, will be available at midnight tonight on Amazon!

    The highly anticipated series, created by Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman and Alex Timbers, was inspired by the best-selling novel by Blair Tindall, called “Mozart in the Jungle: Sex, Drugs and Classical Music.” Lola Kirke, Malcolm McDowell, Jason Schwartzman and Gael Garcia Bernal lead the cast as they go “behind the scenes of the pill-popping, competitive, cripplingly anxious, occasionally silly but often distressing orchestra world.” And the best part? All 10 episodes will be available for your holiday viewing.

    Read Flavorwire’s review here. Watch the trailer here.

  • Laurent Eyquem - The Red Tent

    Nov 25, 2014

    The Red Tent, the Lifetime mini-series scored by Laurent Eyquem, will premiere December 7th!

    Laurent Eyquem - The Red Tent

    Nov 25, 2014

    The Red Tent, the Lifetime mini-series scored by Laurent Eyquem, will premiere December 7th as a two-night event!

    The Red Tent, based on Anita Diamant’s best-selling novel by the same name, takes place during the times of the Old Testament. The sweeping drama will unfold through the eyes of Dinah, the daughter of Leah and Jacob, as she navigates through the turmoil of ancient times.

    This exciting project was produced by Sony Pictures Television and executive produced by Paula Weinstein and Nancy Bennett. Morena Baccarin, Minnie Driver, Iain Glen and Will Tudor will lead the fantastic cast.

    Catch a first look here!

  • Eef Barzelay - Rudderless

    Oct 21, 2014

    The Rudderless soundtrack, featuring music by Eef Barzelay, hit #6 on the iTunes top 10 soundtracks!

    Eef Barzelay - Rudderless

    Oct 21, 2014

    The Rudderless soundtrack, featuring music by Eef Barzelay, hit #6 on iTunes top 10 soundtracks! Ruddlerless opened in theaters on October 17th.

    “Earlier this year, actor William H. Macy made his feature-length directorial debut with “Rudderless,” a music-based drama starring Billy Crudup, Selena Gomez and Anton Yelchin. About a man (Crudup) trying to forget a past full of tragedy, when he stumbles across a box of unpublished music from his former life, it spurns him on to form a small band. These experiences lead to local success and ultimately changes his life.” -Indiewire

    Head over to Film Music Daily for the full story!

  • CONGRATULATIONS EMPIRE COMPOSER FIL EISLER!

    Mar 20, 2015


    Congratulations Fil Eisler, on the simply amazing debut season of Empire. The Fox show completed its first season this week and the numbers were staggering: 17.6 million viewers tuned in to watch the season finale. When the show debuted in January, it was watched by 9.9 million viewers.

    CONGRATULATIONS EMPIRE COMPOSER FIL EISLER!

    Mar 20, 2015

    Congratulations Fil Eisler, on the simply amazing debut season of Empire. The Fox show completed its first season this week and the numbers were staggering: 17.6 million viewers tuned in to watch the season finale. When the show debuted in January, it was watched by 9.9 million viewers. Empire proceeded to gain viewership every single week to the finale, a feat Nielsen stated was unmatched in their history of estimating viewership.

    Fil’s score was an unexpected and brilliant counterpoint to the songs featured on the show – recorded by a full orchestra, it was full of heightened drama, with the occasional melding of hip-hop beats into the mix. Congratulations and continued success to Fil and to everyone involved in the making of Empire. We can’t wait for next season!

    Click here to read Fil’s interview with Billboard Magazine!
  • 'Beautiful' Wins Best Musical Theatre Album at the Grammys!

    Feb 9, 2015

    We’re proud to announce that the original cast recording of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, co-produced by Steve Sidwell, won best musical theater album at The Grammys!

    'Beautiful' Wins Best Musical Theatre Album at the Grammys!

    Feb 9, 2015

    We’re proud to announce that the original cast recording of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, co-produced by Steve Sidwell, won best musical theater album at The Grammys! The award will go to Jessie Mueller, principal soloist; Jason Howland, Steve Sidwell & Billy Jay Stein, producers; Carole King, composer & lyricist; and the labels, Ghostlight/Razor & Tie.

    Steve Sidwell and Billy Jay Stein give thanks in the video below!

  • 'Transparent' Wins Two Golden Globes

    Jan 13, 2015

    Amazon’s Transparent, music-supervised by Bruce Gilbert, wins two Golden Globes!

    'Transparent' Wins Two Golden Globes

    Jan 13, 2015

    Amazon’s Transparent, music-supervised by Bruce Gilbert, won two Golden Globes during Sunday’s ceremony! The series took home Best Actor in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy (Jeffrey Tambor), and Best TV Series, Musical or Comedy.

    This win not only constitutes a leap for Amazon’s programming, but also for transgender communities nationwide. Check out some of the buzz:

    “Why It Matters That ‘Transparent’ Won At The Golden Globes” (Forbes)

    “‘This is much bigger than me’: Jeffrey Tambor’s powerful Golden Globes speech” (LA Times)

    Golden Globes 2015: How Amazon Bet Big on ‘Transparent’ and Won (ABC News)

    ‘Transparent’ breaks ground at the Golden Globes (Al Jazeera America)

    Amazon’s Golden Globes Win Puts TV Strategy in Spotlight (Business Week)

    ’Transparent’s’ Golden Globe wins mark historic night for transgender community (NY Daily News)

  • Bruce Gilbert - Transparent and Orange is the New Black Nominated for Golden Globes

    Dec 11, 2014

    Orange Is the New Black and Transparent, both music-supervised by Bruce Gilbert, were nominated for Golden Globes!

    Bruce Gilbert - Transparent and Orange is the New Black Nominated for Golden Globes

    Dec 11, 2014

    Orange Is the New Black and Transparent, both music-supervised by Bruce Gilbert, were nominated for Golden Globes this morning! The 72nd Golden Globe Awards will be presented on January 11, 2015, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel! Transparent received two nominations, and Orange is the New Black received three. Here are the details:

    Orange Is the New Black
    Best TV Series, Musical or Comedy
    Best Actress in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy – Taylor Schilling
    Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or TV Movie – Uzo Aduba

    Transparent
    Best TV Series, Musical or Comedy
    Best Actor in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy – Jeffrey Tambor

    Head over to the Golden Globes site for the full list of nominees!

  • Klaus Badelt - Halo: Nightfall

    Nov 11, 2014

    The Halo franchise is introducing Halo: Nightfall today, a live-action series scored by Klaus Badelt!

    Klaus Badelt - Halo: Nightfall

    Nov 11, 2014

    The Halo franchise is introducing the first episode of Halo: Nightfall today, a live-action series scored by Klaus Badelt!

    This project, produced by Ridley Scott, takes place in the events between Halo 4 and 5. The five episode series will release on a weekly basis exclusively on Xbox and Windows 8.1 platforms. This is the franchise’s most ambitious live-action project to date. Get more details here!

  • Welcome, James Iha!

    Oct 16, 2014

    James Iha has joined Evolution Music Partners!

    Welcome, James Iha!

    Oct 16, 2014

    James Iha has joined Evolution Music Partners!

    James has had a prolific career as a singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer and mixer, and is now making strides in the scoring world. He was a founding member and songwriter for The Smashing Pumpkins and toured internationally with them for 13 years. During this time, they released ten albums and sold over 20 million copies in the U.S. alone. The Smashing Pumpkins are regarded as one of the most successful and groundbreaking bands of the 90’s. James later co-founded Scratchie Records, an indie label that has released albums by The Sounds, and The Strokes’ Albert Hammond Jr., as well as recording studios called Stratosphere Sound.

    After leaving The Smashing Pumpkins, James released two solo albums Let It Come Down and Look to the Sky. For the past several years, he has been the guitarist for the critically-acclaimed progressive rock band A Perfect Circle.

    James’ past scoring highlights include Canadian indie feature Luck, and Japanese indies Linda Linda Linda, and Kakera, and also the theme song to The Tesseract. He recently worked on Deadbeat, a Hulu original series starring Tyler Labine and Brandon T. Jackson. In addition to his scoring endeavors, James is currently co-writing for artists such as Scott Weiland and Dum Dum Girls. Stay tuned for more updates!