Arturo Sandoval Scoring ‘Middleton’

Posted: February 16, 2013 by filmmusicreporter in Film Scoring Assignments
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middletonArturo Sandoval is scoring the upcoming indie romantic comedy Middleton. The marks the feature directorial debut of Adam Rodgers and stars Vera Farmiga, Andy Garcia, Taissa Farmiga, Spencer Lofranco, Peter Riegert and Tom Skerritt. The movie centers on a once-in-a-lifetime relationship that develops between two strangers over the course of a single day. Rodgers has co-written the screenplay with Glenn German who is also producing the project with Garcia and Sig Libowitz. Sandoval who is best known as a jazz trumpeter has previously scored a number of films, most notably the 2000 TV biopic For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story, in which Andy Garcia portrayed Sandoval and for which the composer received an Emmy Award. He has collaborated as a performer with film composers including Hans Zimmer (Rango) and James Newton Howard (Big Trouble).  Middleton is expected to be released later this year by Anchor Bay Films.

Sandoval is also scoring the sports drama 1000 to 1. The film is directed by Michael Levine and tells the true life story of Cory Weissman, a gifted athlete who starred for his high school’s basketball team and worked to recover from a stroke. The movie’s cast includes David Henrie, Hannah Marks, Cassi Thomson, Beau Bridges and Jean Louisa Kelly. Bruce Gordon and Bob Burris are producing the project. No word yet on a release date.

  1. Andy Noble says:

    The music and the movie were two of the best I’ve seen and heard in recent memory! I loved the music at the end with the credits – kudos to Arturo Sandoval

    • marsh says:

      LOVED the music at the end with the credits – can’t find the name of the piece or the composer. Anyone know?

    • Sam says:

      Completely agree….Moving, moving, moving music!

  2. Andy Noble says:

    And I see a LOT of movies….