Category: Motion Picture


La La Land Sessions

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Thankful for another opportunity to do what I love. My pencil broke mid “instruction” so it was hard not to laugh as I scribbled with my tiny lead…ha!

Disney’s Zootopia Sessions

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It was such an honor to be a part of the upcoming Disney animated feature Zootopia. Not to mention having a front row seat while my other singer friends knock it out of the park. My buddy Fletcher has a killer solo and I just can’t wait to see it when it all put together!

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I’m so incredibly thankful to have the opportunity to sing on the score for the film Goosebumps composed by none other thanDanny Elfman I love the power of his music and the amazing singers in this town constantly blow my mind. There were floating sopranos and rumbling basses. Together we brought Danny’s vision to life and I really did get goosebumps.

Jurassic World Sessions

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I had such a blast with these beautiful people. Working with composer Michael Giacchino and his crew is always a delight. I know this movie will be as epic as it’s score, I can’t wait!

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What does it sound like when the entire choir from the motion picture Jurassic World sings Happy Birthday to legendary singer Oren Waters. It sounds a little something like this!

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Awesome to be a part of another giant session call with Michael Giacchino The movie Tomorrowland, to be released in late May, is an original story from Disney. So very thrilled to be able to contribute to such a creative project.
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Had a great session with David Newman at FOX studios the other night. He is currently recording an album comprised of film music across the decades, which will be performed live in concert soon. Such a pleasure to run into my old college friend Jason Livesay there. Jason not only arranges music for film scores, but is a great singer and string player as well!photo 4

My All American

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I love seeing my friends succeed. I couldn’t have been more proud of my old college buddies Jason and Nolan Livesay for their amazing vocal arrangements on the soon to be released film “My All American”. Composer John Paesano offered some truly inspiring themes and the Lifesay brothers did an excellent job of translating those themes. I’ve been seeing their names in movie credits for a while now so couldn’t have been more thrilled that our paths finally crossed. I actually got to meet writer and director of the film Angelo Pizzo, who also wrote “Rudy” and “Hoosiers”. He and composer John Paesano were incredibly gracious and I’m excited to see what this power team creates.

Night At the Museum 3

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Just recorded with Alan Silvestri on the score for Night at the Museum 3. It was both a privilege and a pleasure to work on this film in particular, as it is the last work starring the late Robin Williams. Having worked with Mr. Williams in the past, I’m proud to have contributed to a film which will certainly honor his legacy.

james_francoSuch a thrill to be vocal contracting on the upcoming film The Sound and the Fury, directed by and staring James Franco.

I love being able to higher my singer friends and I couldn’t have been more proud of the way they sang with all their heart and soul. This on-camera choir included some of LA’s top session singers. Grammy award winner Alvin Chea (from Take Six), as well as Carmen Twillie, singer of the iconic Disney tune “The Circle of Life”. As well as being trusted to pick the right singers, they even allowed me to help pick out and help arrange the tunes they’d perform.

adaptation of William Faulkner’s 1929 novel