Interest: composer


Rock Cellar Magazine
July 6, 2020
Rest in Peace, Legendary and Prolific Italian Composer Ennio Morricone: 1928-2020

The music of Ennio Morricone is undeniably iconic, his musical scores accompanying the various Spaghetti western films of Sergio Leone among many others. Late Sunday evening, word broke that the...


Rock Cellar Magazine
June 30, 2020
Rest in Peace, Composer Johnny Mandel (‘M*A*S*H’ Theme Song ‘Suicide is Painless,’ Among Many Other Works): 1925-2020

Johnny Mandel, acclaimed composer/arranger known for a variety of timeless works, has died at the age of 94, it was announced late Monday. Mandel’s daughter, Marissa, confirmed the news to...


Rock Cellar Magazine
December 8, 2015
A Few Questions With … Songwriter/Composer John Pratt

John Pratt has been doing his thing for decades. Whether in his 1980s rock bands or putting his stamp on TV programs with his score work, Pratt has been an...


Rock Cellar Magazine
November 18, 2011
Les Friction – "Torture." A Potential Star Band Arises Out Of E.S. Posthumus

Once in awhile, the sheer power of a musical project blows you away. It’s become somewhat of a rare occurrence given today’s mainstream music scene, but if you dig deep...