Jon Burlingame is one of the nation's leading writers on the subject of music for film and television.
Two of the world’s foremost authorities on movie music—whom we also count as good friends—join in a buoyant conversation filled with insight and laughter. Jon Burlingame writes for Variety and teaches film scoring at USC; his books include The Music of James Bond. Steven Smith’s latest book is Music by Max Steiner: The Epic Life of Hollywood’s Most Influential Composer. Together they represent an unbeatable storehouse of knowledge which they are eager to share with all of us.  
This week, we're joined by Jon Burlingame, author of 007 music bible The Music Of Bond. Having written for Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, and many more, Jon is the one of the leading voices when it comes to writing about music for film and television. Jon has been at the top of our interview hitlist for a long time, and this week we finally made it happen. So, grab yourself a Vesper, put your feet up, and enjoy, The Music of Bond, with Jon Burlingame.
Jim Cunningham speaks with the Los Angeles based writer for Variety and the author of numerous books about film music. Topics include Pittsburgh born Jay Livingston and his Mr. Ed theme, Billy Bay, Dimitri Tiomkin and the Rhapsody of Steel, John Williams, David Raksin’s Laura theme, Howard Shore and the Pittsburgh Symphony concert John Burlingame appeared in, Andre Previn, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, his best selling book The Music of James Bond and the rise of appreciation of film music in the classical music world.
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