Posts Tagged ‘Rickey Minor’

Rickey Minor to Return as Oscar Music Director

Posted: January 10, 2020 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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Academy Awards producers Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain today announced today that Rickey Minor will return as the music director for this year’s 92nd Oscars. He previously served in the role on last year’s show and follows composers including Bill Conti, Marc Shaiman, William Ross and Harold Wheeler who have previously been selected as music directors. […]

Rickey Minor Named Oscar Music Director

Posted: February 7, 2019 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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Academy Awards producers Donna Gigliotti and Glenn Weiss today announced today that Rickey Minor was selected as music director for this year’s 91st Oscars. He is making his debut as the music director and follows such composers as Bill Conti, Marc Shaiman, William Ross and Harold Wheeler who served  in the role in previous years. Minor is seven-time […]

Common, Robert Glasper and Karriem Riggins have received the Emmy Award for the original song Letter to the Free from Ava DuVernay’s Netflix documentary 13th in the Music & Lyrics category at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards. Common & Glasper accepted their first Emmy Award in person at the ceremony at the Microsoft Theatre LA LIVE in Downtown Los Angeles. The song was previously nominated for the Critics Choice Awards earlier this year. In […]

Rickey Minor has been tapped to compose the music for the upcoming NBC comedy Mr. Robinson. The show is created by Robb & Mark Cullen (Back in the Game, Cop Out) and stars Craig Robinson, Ben Koldyke, Amandla Stenberg, Brandon T. Jackson, Peri Gilpin, Spencer Grammer and Tim Bagley. The series follows a man who jams in a rock band called […]