Streamers and Punches 71: The Man from Eastman

In this episode we congratulate all of the Emmy winners, give a shout-out to the new scoring program at Eastman, chat details about the new Star Wars score release and behind the scenes, and share what we’ve been listening to.

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This week’s topics include:
  • Jeff Beal wins an Emmy for his music for House of Cards.
  • Jeff and Joan Beal donate $2 million to the Eastman School of Music to found Beal Institute for Film Music and Contemporary Media.
  • Other Emmy winners:
    • Bessie by Rachel Portman (for limited series, special, etc.)
    • Transparent by Dustin O’Halloran (for best theme)
    • Inside Amy Schumer by Kyle Dunnigan & Jim Roach (for music and lyrics)
    • Stevie Wonder Grammy Salute by Greg Phillinganess (for music direction)
  • The Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens soundtrack to be released on Friday, December 18th; the same day as the film.
  • William Ross is credited as conductor on Star Wars VII (according to IMDB).
  • Bill has been listening to the Man from U.N.C.L.E. (Daniel Pemberton) and so has Kevin; Kevin also listened to No Escape (Marco Beltrami and Buck Sanders)
  • New CD Releases: The Secret of N.I.M.H. expanded (J Goldsmith).
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