Music in Movies Honored at Inaugural Film Series

As word came in that film composer James Horner had died in a plane crash, a film series celebrating musical scores came to an end at the Granada Theater. The inaugural series remembers the late Elmer Bernstein, a Santa Barbara resident who composed music for films like To Kill a Mockingbird, Ghostbusters and Thoroughly Modern Millie.

Songwriter and film composer Paul Williams curated this year’s inaugural series. His songs include “The Rainbow Connection” from The Muppet Movie and “Evergreen” from A Star is Born. KCRW’s Kathryn Barnes sat down with Williams at the Granada to discuss the art of crafting music for film.

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