Posts Tagged ‘ASMAC’

  • Master Class with Scott Healy

    Sep 11, 17 • 614 Views • Blog, Homepage Slider

    What do linear harmony, plastic meter, “off the grid” writing, controlled and notated improvisation, spatial and box notation, layered counterpoint have in common? Scott will have the answer! Join ASMAC for an exciting Master Class with Grammy nominated...

  • Master Class with Charles Fernandez

    Jul 14, 17 • 427 Views • Blog

    On July 22nd, 2017 ASMAC will be presenting a masterclass on writing for animation, present by Emmie and Annie nominated composer Charles Fernandez. LET’S WRITE A CUE! Traditional Animation   11:00 am – 2:00 pm Check-in: 10:30 am Rancho...

  • Music Education in the Caribbean and Latin America: a Comprehensive Guide

    Jul 10, 17 • 199 Views • Blog, In the News, Member News

    Dr. Raymond Torres-Santos’ schedule this summer exemplifies the work of a contemporary musician:  1) Touring and promoting his book, “Music Education in the Caribbean and Latin America: a Comprehensive Guide,“ published by Rowan and...

  • ASMAC’S Bill Conti Big Band Competition Concludes With Winning Performances

    Jul 7, 17 • 260 Views • Blog, First WEDNESDAYS Highlights

    On Wednesday night, July 5th, ASMAC held the readings of the three winning compositions/arrangements from the Bill Conti Big Band Competition. A capacity crowd shared the evening (standing room only) and it was truly inspiring to know that three talented...

  • Embracing Technology with Mike Julian, Marco Monahan, and Alan Gardina

    Jun 13, 17 • 280 Views • Blog, First WEDNESDAYS Highlights

    ASMAC’s June 7, 2017 First WEDNESDAYS event, Embracing Technology featured Mike Julian, Marco Monahan and Alan Gardina. They presented an in depth demonstration of methods to make great demos with the use of notation programs, iReal Pro, Band in the Box and...

  • First WEDNESDAYS: Brian Setzer at the Hollywood Bowl

    May 27, 17 • 314 Views • Blog

    Join your fellow ASMAC members and friends as ASMAC takes a trip to the Hollywood Bowl! Wednesday, August 2, 2017 The Brian Setzer Orchestra – 25th Anniversary Show with J.D. McPherson Starts @ 8:00pm (Feel free to meet up and picnic before then.)...

  • Engineer’s Round Table

    Mar 13, 17 • 409 Views • Blog, First WEDNESDAYS Highlights

    There was something for everybody at ASMAC’s First WEDNESDAYS Engineer Round Table with Al Schmitt, Joel Iwataki and Tommy Vicari, elegantly hosted by Gayle Levant. The event took place on March 1, 2017 at Musician’s Local 47 in Hollywood. 3 hours passed...

  • Podcast: Ray Parker Jr., JULY 2014

    Mar 6, 17 • 313 Views • Blog, Podcasts - Luncheon

    This luncheon podcast features Ray Parker Jr. While he is perhaps best known for the No. 1 smash hit “Ghostbusters,” Ray has enjoyed quite a versatile career, not only as a much sought-after guitarist, but with a number of other hits to his credit, as a...

  • Van Alexander

    Dec 20, 16 • 1005 Views • In Memoriam

    Van Alexander (né Alexander Van Vliet Feldman, May 2, 1915 – July 19, 2015) was an American bandleader, arranger and composer. Alexander led bands and arranged from high school, and studied composition in college. He landed a job...

  • Grammy Nominations to ASMAC members

    Dec 10, 16 • 661 Views • Awards, Blog, In the News

    Congratulations to a number of ASMAC members on their Grammy nominations this week. For a full list of those nominated, visit https://www.grammy.com/nominees • GRAMMY NOMINATION FOR BEST SCORE SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA Bridge Of Spies Thomas Newman,...