Thanks to Steven Swimmer for inviting me to be a part of such a brilliant panel discussion about film music for PopCon LA.
It was amazing to meet and hear the views of such an accomplished group of human beings!
Richard Gibbs – legendary film & tv composer and ex-Oingo Boingo member, and “the only person photographed in both Keyboard magazine and Surfer magazine”.
MJ Mynarski “is a contemporary film composer who hates to write about himself in the 3rd person”.
Anna Granucci is an actress, director, music supervisor, and film producer.
Sean Fernald, who worked on Liberty and the Wedding Album for Duran Duran when he was at Capitol Records, and who signed Marina V after seeing her at our JJ Song Salon.
David Weitzman, Senior Business Director for my old friends Robert Ott and Michael McCarty of Toronto’s Olé, who has worked for MTV, E!, NBC, Paramount, WB…
Here are some of my photos from this years NAMM Show with many links to the people involved.
A bumpy drive south to Anaheim on a 75 degree day in January with nevada mountains for company.
Protesting working conditions in front of the Anaheim convention center.
Interesting sales tactics from Coffin cases.
Billy Cobham, Steve Ferrone and John Jones at NAMM 2011.
JJ with Shirlene Lau of Sabian cymbals
Jeremy Stappard of Apogee with Richard Martinez and JJ of Music is Hope Foundation
JJ with the Corey Stevens’
The annual NAMM-fashion time warp!
Thomas Nordegg and Steve Ferrone – legends of our time!
JJ with Steve Angel of HHB.
JJ with Frank Oglethorpe of Prism Sound
Tommy, Frank, JJ, Wally Ingram, John Modell, Richard and Christoph Bull at the Stilton.
Richard, Christoph and Steve Postell
Tommy Vicari and JJ
Steve Cooke, Bob Cutarella, Steve Postell and JJ
Tom, Bond and John