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Frame By Frame: Film Composer Kathryn Bostic Talks August Wilson Doc, Best Practices for Indie Composing (Part 2)

  • By Kathryn Bostic
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  • August 12, 2014 5:27 PM
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In Part 2 of film composer Kathryn Bostic's article for the Frame By Frame series, she discusses her work on the upcoming PBS American Masters documentary about August Wilson, "The Ground on Which I Stand", and best practices for composing.

John Coltrane Died Today in History. Learn About Sam Pollard's New Documentary + Watch 'World According To Coltrane'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 17, 2014 11:23 AM
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His music is universally known and loved, but apparently just not enough to inspire those with the financial resources to tell his life story (or some specific story within those 40 years) in a feature film.

Frame By Frame: Film Composer Kathryn Bostic Talks 'The New Black,' 'Dear White People,' More (Part 1)

  • By Kathryn Bostic
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  • June 10, 2014 3:10 PM
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I think the biggest thing that directors have to have in their relationship with a composer is trust; they have to know that you can translate what's in their mind to a musical language that works for their film and for this reason, communication is extremely important.

John Coltrane Died Today. Learn About Sam Pollard's New Doc + Watch 'World According To Coltrane'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 17, 2013 10:23 AM
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Today in history... July 17, 1967, John William Coltrane died from liver cancer at Huntington Hospital in Long Island, NY.