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PERRY BOTKIN, JR., GRAMMY® WINNING, OSCAR-NOMINATED TV AND FILM COMPOSER/ARRANGER/PRODUCER PASSES AT 87

Perry Botkin, Jr.    Photograph by Lillian Elain Wilson  Composer of TV Themes For The Young The & Restless, Mork And Mindy, The ABC Friday/Sunday…

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In Groundbreaking Election, Stephanie O’Keefe Named First Woman President in LA Musicians Union’s 123-Year History

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 5, 2021) – Members of the American Federation of Musicians Local 47 shattered a more than century-old glass ceiling by electing…

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Nathan Wang Mentors LA Inception Orchestra Students

Here is a report from Akira Nakano from LA Inception Orchestra about Nathan Wang’s mentoring of students. “Nathan was amazing. He picked out an animation…

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Don’t Get Screwed with Erin M. Jacobson

There’s a lot of confusing information in the music business:  copyright, different types of royalties, how to get paid, and how to not sign over…

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News from John Clayton: Tribute to Johnny Mandel November 23, 2020

ASMAC received this message from composer, arranger, bass player, and bandleader, John Clayton: On Monday, November 23, 2020, I’ll be celebrating the music of composer,…

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The Museum of Television Production Music Needs Your Help

from Terry Wilkie, Museum of Television Production Music The Museum of Television Production Music needs your help to preserve television history and your legacy in…

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GOT TO GIVE IT UP: ARRANGERS RIGHTS by Dr. Richard Niles

Originally posted on March 14, 2015 The significance of the Thicke/Williams ruling for recording musicians No one in the music world expected it. Stevie Wonder…

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