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  • Emmy FYC: Composer Jeff Russo – From “Fargo” To “American Gothic”

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    By: Marjorie Galas It’s not every day that you get to see a master at work.  I recently enjoyed such an opportunity when I was invited to visit a recording studio where composer Jeff Russo at working on “American Gothic.”  Sitting beside engineers, mixers and assistants, I watched Russo calmly review a musical selection paired with…

     

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  • Repopulating “Fargo” – An Interview With Casting Director Rachel Tenner

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    By: Marjorie Galas With the ice-cold conclusion of the second installment of the “Fargo” securely set in the books, casting director Rachel Tenner took a moment to consider the process of inhabiting the town’s quirky characters. “It was a whole new cast; we did not get the luxury of getting any leads back,” said Tenner.  “This…

     

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  • From “King Tut” To “Fargo”: The Music Of Composer Jeff Russo

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    By: Marjorie Galas Leaping from the deadly chill of Fargo to the fiery reign of King Tut is all in a day’s work for composer Jeff Russo. After receiving an Emmy nomination for scoring last year’s critically acclaimed re-imaging of “Fargo”, Russo has lent his musical skills to a wide range of projects, from series…

     

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  • Composer Jeff Russo Brings New Sounds To “Fargo”

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    BY: Marjorie Galas, Editor Jeff Russo understands how music can affect an audience. A multiple Grammy nominated member of the group Tonic, Russo has toured the concert circuit for nearly twenty years.  In addition to performing, he’s written numerous songs and scores for film and television.  Two series he worked extensively on, “My Generation” and…

     

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