Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil

It would be impossible to imagine the last four decades of pop music without the melodies of Barry Mann and the lyrics of Cynthia Weil. One of the most successful pure songwriting teams in history; Mann and Weil have created a body of work so significant it has often been described as “a soundtrack to…

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Ethan Popp

As the Music Production Supervisor for 20th Century Studios’ 2017 smash hit “The Greatest Showman,” he assembled and directed the music team that brought Michael Gracey’s epic storytelling vision to the silver screen for Justin Paul & Benj Pasek’s legendary score. The film’s soundtrack broke numerous records around the world and was awarded a 2018…

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Kate Diaz

Kate Diaz is an LA-based composer-songwriter-producer. She is the composer/co-lyricist of a new musical in development at La Jolla Playhouse (director/book/co-lyricist Tina Landau, producer Eva Price, starring Idina Menzel). She also works as an arranger for Spidey and His Amazing Friends (Disney Jr. series). Kate’s recent projects include scoring The Last House Standing (feature documentary)…

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Alexis Ffrench

“I don’t see a hierarchy in music. In my own music, I have the freedom to express anything I want and put my feelings out in a positive way.” – Alexis Ffrench Welcome to Dreamland, the remarkable new album by classical soul artist, Alexis Ffrench.  You may well already know Alexis’ remarkable music: his previous album…

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Simon Franglen

Award-winning composer and music producer Simon Franglen traverses the world of film, classical, and contemporary music and other visual mediums.   He has spent a large portion of the last three years composing the three-hour score to Avatar: The Way of Water, traveling to New Zealand to collaborate with James Cameron. He also composed the…

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Chad Fischer

  Chad moved to Los Angeles via NYC in the early 90’s to play drums for Capitol’s School of Fish. By 1995 he started his own band, Lazlo Bane (ALMO/Geffen), best known for the NBC Scrubs theme song, Superman, while running his studio, Lookout Sound, in the heart of Laurel Canyon, producing various singer songwriters…

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Lara Fabian

Lara Fabian is a Belgian-Canadian pop singer/songwriter who has sold more then 12 million albums worldwide. In 1991, Fabian’s French-language debut, Lara Fabian, was released in Canada and sold over 1 million copies in three years. Her consistent touring helped bolster her 1994 album Carpe Diem to similar success, paving the way for 1997’s Pure,…

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Daniel Heath

Having trained as a classical and jazz pianist for most of his life, Daniel Heath expanded on his passion for music to earn two degrees in film scoring and composition. Upon completing his formal education, Dan went on to work for composer Hans Zimmer, and later composer Blake Neely. Dan is perhaps best known for…

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James Taylor

James Taylor’s music embodies the art of songwriting in its most personal and universal forms. He is a master at describing specific, even autobiographical situations, in a way that resonates with people everywhere. In 1971, Taylor was on the cover of Time magazine, heralded as the harbinger of the singer-songwriter era. Five decades later, his…

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