Posts Tagged ‘Bessie’

Premiering on Thursday, May 14 is the Fox limited series Wayward Pines executive produced by Chad Hodge &  M. Night Shyamalan and starring Matt Dillon, Melissa Leo, Toby Jones, Juliette Lewis, Terrence Howard, Carla Gugino, Reed Diamond and Shannyn Sossamon. The show’s original music is composed by Charlie Clouser (Saw series, Numb3rs, Resident Evil: Extinction). Wayward Pines is set in […]

‘Bessie’ Soundtrack Announced

Posted: April 29, 2015 by filmmusicreporter in TV Music Albums
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Legacy Recordings has announced a soundtrack album for the HBO original movie Bessie. The album features the songs from the film, including seven new Queen Latifah performances, a postmodern reworking of Bessie Smith’s original recording featuring newly recorded vocals, as well as modern performances of blues, jazz and swing classics performed by Tamar-Kali, Cécile McLorin Salvant; […]

Rachel Portman has been tapped to score the upcoming HBO original movie Bessie. The film is directed by Dee Rees (Pariah) and stars Queen Latifah, Michael Kenneth Williams, Khandi Alexander, Mike Epps, Tika Sumpter, Tory Kittles, Oliver Platt, Bryan Greenberg, Charles S. Dutton and Mo’Nique. The movie tells the story of legendary blues singer Bessie […]