By now, I’m sure that you already know that one of the most important and influential men in our lifetime has passed away. He had been battling pancreatic cancer since 2004. The world will miss him. Musicians will miss him.
There’s no doubt that without Apple, and the brilliance of Steve Jobs, the music industry would be completely different; We can create great music with Logic Studio on our Mac Pros, sell it on iTunes and then listen to it on our iPod. Might as well make a few calls on our iPhone and tell people to buy it. Obviously, this scenario illustrates a very true life that many of us live thanks to the legacy of Steve Jobs.
Brian Tyler is a composer of over 50 films and recent winner of four BMI Film/TV Awards for his work on The Expendables, Fast Five, Battle LA, and Hawaii Five-0. He has composed and conducted the scores for “Eagle Eye“ for producer Steven Spielberg, the box office hit “Fast and Furious,” “The Expendables” and “Rambo” directed by Sylvester Stallone, “Law Abiding Citizen” starring Jamie Foxx and Gerard Butler, the Keanu Reeves thriller “Constantine,” the epic science fiction film “Battle Los Angeles” and “Fast Five.”
In this interview, Brian talks about his beginnings in music and in the industry. He also shares invaluable business and creative advice to those aspiring to be successful writing music for movies and television.