Birdman – Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media

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Birdman (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is the soundtrack for the 2014 film Birdman includes solo jazz percussion throughout the film and extended segments of classical music taken from various composers including Mahler, Ravel, Rachmaninov, and John Adams, the 21st century classical music composer. Several jazz compositions by Victor Stumpfhauser and Joan Valent also offset the original music composition by Antonio Sánchez. The soundtrack was released as a CD (77 min) on October 14, 2014, and as an LP (69 min) on April 7, 2015. It won the Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media.


About the composer: 

Antonio Sánchez (born November 1, 1971) is a Mexican jazz drummer. In 2014 his popularity increased significantly when Sánchez composed original music for Birdman. The soundtrack album was released on October 14, 2014. The score also earned him the nomination for 2014 Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score, a nomination for the 2015 British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA), and other nominations.

Source: Wikipedia

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