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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/randy-newman-austin-city-limits-debut-re-airs-pbs-2014-07-10
    July 10, 2014|0 comments

    Randy Newman's debut performance on Austin City Limits will receive an encore broadcast when the show airs the 2011 episode on PBS this weekend. "With songs that run the gamut from heartbreaking to satirical and a host of unforgettable film scores," says the show, "Randy Newman has used his many talents to create musical masterpieces widely recognized by generations of audiences." The show first aired in November 2011, the same week his latest album, Live in London, was released on Nonesuch Records. Watch a sneak peek from the show here.

     

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/randy-newman-faust-performed-new-york-city-center-encores-off-center-july-2014-03-10
    March 10, 2014|1 comments

    Randy Newman will lead a one-night-only performance of his famed 1995 musical Faust in concert at New York City Center on July 1, 2014, as part of the Encores! Off-Center series. The performance, directed by Thomas Kail (In the Heights), will feature Newman starring as the Devil, with additional casting still to be announced. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, March 17.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/watch-randy-newman-performs-the-tonight-show-starring-jimmy-fallon-2014-03-04
    March 04, 2014|2 comments

    Randy Newman was a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on NBC last night. He spoke with Fallon about the show's return to NYC, offering the perfect segue to Newman's performance of his classic tune, "I Love L.A." He was joined by The Tonight Show's house band The Roots for the performance, which you can watch here, along with a web-exclusive performance of another Newman classic, "My Life Is Good." Newman tours Colorado this month and returns to NYC for a concert performance of his Faust July 1.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/watch-randy-newman-performs-library-congress-gershwin-piano-2013-11-19
    November 19, 2013|0 comments

    During a recent visit to the Library of Congress, Randy Newman was given the opportunity to play George Gershwin’s piano. "Outdoors but Not the Red River Valley" was written on commission from pianist Gloria Cheng and is one in a five-part homage to Newman’s uncles, film composers Alfred, Emil & Lionel Newman. "My uncle Alfred wrote the music for a number of John Ford’s films," says Newman. "In every one of them, the great director wanted to use 'Red River Valley.' Al liked the tune, but not in every picture. I wrote this piece for my uncle, who was a really great composer." Watch his performance here.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/watch-randy-newman-amos-billboard-hollywood-reporter-film-tv-music-conference-2013-11-01
    November 01, 2013|0 comments

    Randy Newman was joined on stage by his son Amos Newman for an hour-long keynote Q&A at the 2013 Billboard & The Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Music Conference, held in LA earlier this week. The conversation touched on a number of topics related to Newman père's career as a singer-songwriter and as the composer of film scores, not least for a number of Pixar pictures. You can watch an excerpt of the discussion, including some thoughts on Kanye West and talk of a new solo album, here.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/randy-newman-audra-mcdonald-perform-library-of-congress-free-concert-series-2013-08-13
    August 13, 2013|0 comments

    Randy Newman will open the 2013–2014 season of free concerts from the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. His performance in the Thomas Jefferson Building's Coolidge Auditorium will take place on Saturday, October 5, followed by a conversation with the Music Division’s Mark Horowitz about the art of songwriting. Audra McDonald will spotlight songs from the Library’s American musical theater collections in her October 10 Coolidge Auditorium concert. Tickets will be available starting September 4.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/randy-newman-wins-ivor-novello-award-hbo-broadcast-rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame-ceremony-2013-05-17
    May 17, 2013|0 comments

    Congratulations to Randy Newman, winner of the PRS for Music Special International Award at the 58th Ivor Novello Awards in London last night. The awards, which honor excellence in music writing, are presented by the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) and judged by the writing community. Peter Gabriel presented Newman with his award at the ceremony. The 28th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, at which Newman was inducted into the Hall of Fame last month, will be presented on HBO this Saturday night.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/randy-newman-featured-npr-talk-of-the-nation-2013-05-09
    May 09, 2013|0 comments

    Randy Newman, who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last month, was a guest on NPR's Talk of the Nation yesterday. He spoke with host Neal Conan about his career in music, his songwriting process, writing for film scores, and more. Listeners of the show wrote in to pick their favorite Randy Newman tune. Their choice: "Political Science." The 28th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be presented on HBO on Saturday, May 18, at 9 PM ET/PT. Newman has a number of live shows scheduled later this spring and summer.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/randy-newman-inducted-rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame-2013-04-18
    April 18, 2013|0 comments

    Randy Newman will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the 28th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony taking place at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles tonight. Newman, who will be inducted by Don Henley, will also perform at the event with Jackson Browne and John Fogerty. The ceremony will be presented on HBO on Saturday, May 18, at 9 PM ET/PT.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/randy-newman-featured-npr-fresh-air-following-rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame-induction-news-2012-12-17
    December 17, 2012|0 comments

    Following the news that Randy Newman will be among the 2013 Inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Newman was featured on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross. The show opens with his solo piano-and-vocal recording of his classic tune "Political Science" from his 2003 Nonesuch debut album, Randy Newman Songbook Vol. 1, and includes two past Fresh Air interviews. Newman, who has described the induction into the Hall of Fame as "a great honor," recently spoke with both Rolling Stone and Billboard magazines about that honor.

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