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Music Cue Highlighted at ASCAP Expo 2019 with Bear McCreary

21 Aug

Music film score cue I wrote was chosen by ASCAP to be part of the Bear McCreary (Walking Dead, Agents Of Shield, Outlander, 10 Cloverfield Lane, Godzilla: King of the Monsters) Film Scoring workshop at the I Create Music EXPO 2019, Hollywood, California.


VBL “Altered Beast”

28 Mar

Finished VBL’s new song “Altered Beast”.

International Peace Day, Times Square, NYC

22 Sep

Performed alongside Russell Daisey (singer/songwriter), Dr. Judy Kuriansky (popular radio personality) and Juma Sultan (played and recorded with Jimi Hendrix and Richie Havens) at the United Nations organized International Peace Day event. Pictured also with China diplomat Alice Liu.

JAMMAN Wins at first NYC Hell’s Kitchen Film Festival 2018.

10 Sep

Honored with Best Music In Film at first NYC Hell’s Kitchen Film Festival 2018.

Two American acting legends, Michael Rispoli (The Sopranos, Made in Brooklyn + so much more) and Ed O’Ross (Lethal Weapon, Full Metal Jacket, Terminator 3, + so much more), had just finished making their speeches being honored for lifetime achievement at the festival. Then they announced best music category and I had to follow them; I was humbled and felt very fortunate.

Thank you all for your support.

2018 NYC Hell’s Kitchen Film Festival

9 Sep

Screening Night (9-8-18) for the short “Kicks” and feature “Lords of BSV”, scored by James A Manno at JAMMAN productions. We also did some ADR work, mixing and audio clean up on “Kicks”.

Scored Maria Soccor’s newest short “Kicks”!

21 Mar

Finished scoring and sound mixing Maria Soccor’s newest short film “KICKS” co-starring Lou Martini Jr. (The Sopranos, Law & Order, The Godfather) and Anthony Chisholm (Ride Like Hell, 13, Law & Order, OZ).

“We Are Love” video released

22 Jan

Artist Psyche of Sound released video for his song “We Are Love” … people one planet all!

I arranged, produced, mixed and mastered the track.

“Muslim Voices”

3 Dec

I helped co-produce a show for the 350 Newark Celebration event, “MUSLIM VOICES”. It will be held in The Billy Johnson Auditorium at the Newark Museum on Saturday, December 3rd, from 1pm to 4pm. Edin Valez’s film seminar is creating 6 short docs featuring several Muslim communities in the City, and there will be a special tribute to Muhammad Ali. Mayor Ras Baraka has been invited to conduct a reading of his father’s poetry. Here is the Eventbrite link to review the program outline and for registration.
It’s FREE!


“Freedom Song”

3 Oct

Produced recording of “Freedom Song” today by Diane Kaufmann (poet), David Kerr (composer). Musical director and conductor Jason Tramm led the MidAtlantic Orchestra players and Seton Hall University Choir brilliantly as they executed superbly! Jacqueline Anabwani (orator) delivered a compelling interpretation of Dr. Kaufmann’s text. Fred Trunz served as my audio engineer for the day and collaboratively we captured the ensemble in a beautifully balanced recording. Many thanks to Rev. Richard E. Davidson for providing listening system and all involved for a smooth day!
Video forthcoming…..

“I’m Here” song for Bobbi Kristina Brown

31 Jan

Produced and arranged a song for Arts Medicine for Health & Healing for the one year anniversary of Bobbi Kristina Brown being found unconscious in a bathtub. Whitney Houston, her mother, died on February 11, 2012 under similar circumstances. She was just 48 years old. Her daughter, Bobbi Kristina, died on July 26, 2015 at only 22 years old. Their deaths are heartbreaking and tragic. The song is entitled “I’m Here”
Credits Diane Kaufman lyrics, Jaqueline Anabwani lyrics, music and vocal performe by Pastor Jennifer DeLosAngeles and Pastor Princess Fils-Aime. Produced and arranged at JAMMAN Productions Recording Studios by James A. Manno.