I went to the Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience on Sept. 15 at Jiffy Lube Live, and this time, I sat up close. Cellist Cameron Stone came out into the crowd before the show, introduced himself, chatted, joked, and took pictures with everyone, up until the concert began. It was an incredible pleasure meeting him… He’s one of those guys who you meet and you feel like you made a new best friend. He was even nodding to me after the show!
I saw the band Slipknot for the first time on Sunday at Jiffy Lube Live, but the best part was that I was with folks related to the drummer, Jay Weinberg, and I got to go backstage and meet him right before the show. Needless to say, my brother, who is also a drummer, was extremely jealous. Continue reading “Slipknot!”
I went to the Game of Thrones Live Experience at Capital One Arena on Sept. 25, conducted by Ramin Djawadi. I recognized some of the musicians from the Hans Zimmer concert I went to last year (Zimmer discovered Djawadi so no surprise there). The show was amazing. I hope it comes back around. Continue reading “Game of Thrones Live Experience”
I was fortunate to see Hans Zimmer in concert on Friday at Merriweather Post Pavilion, and had really good seats. He’s my favorite composer (with apologies to John Williams, Howard Shore, Trevor Jones, James Horner, Jerry Goldsmith, Thomas Newman, and even Danny Elfman.). Continue reading “Hans Zimmer”
I’ve been a fan of original film scores for a good part of my life – so much so that I’d buy them on CD and listen frequently.
I was extremely saddened when James Horner died in a plane crash back in June.