TITLE

Composer David Kitay

AUTHOR(S)
Eskow, Gary
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Mix;Jun2006, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles David Kitay, composer of soundtrack in the film industry. After graduating from Palisades High School in Los Angeles, Kitay landed in a series of high-profile recording dates with industry luminaries such as Barry Mann and the Pointer Sisters. He also started a record company with Steve Terrell. Kitay's recent project is the film "The Darwin Awards" which he took the unusual approach of having the entire score performed in the mix process to mirror the darkness of comedy.
ACCESSION #
21062537

 

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