Rest In Peace: Hugh Masekela, Trumpeter and Anti-Apartheid Activist, Dies at 78

In Music by David Carbonara


Hugh Masekela performing “Songs of Migration” in Johannesburg in February 2010.
Credit Joao Silva/The New York Times

Studio as Instrument

In Music by David Carbonara

Really great article from Ableton on the history of “studio as instrument”.

Read part 1.


And part 2 here.



World Soundtrack Awards

In Music, Television by David Carbonara

Happening now in Ghent, Belgium – World Soundtrack Awards 2016

More info here!


Bernie and Rebecca

In Short Film by David Carbonara


Writer John Harris and I attended a screening of Melissa Kent’s “Bernie and Rebecca” at LA Shorts Fest at LA Live’s Regal Cinemas.Look for it at many upcoming festivals in Los Angeles area, and moving on to the east coast next month.

Amazon’s “The Last Tycoon”

In Television by David Carbonara


Benny Goodman was the inspiration for my ballroom music in Amazon’s “The Last Tycoon”, now picked up for a full season!

Catch the pilot on Amazon Video, here’s the trailer.


Robert Morse Loses His Way….

In Television by David Carbonara

IMG_2954Some how, I had to keep Morse & Weiner back on track to avoid anymore overtime!

Here at The Bridge in Glendale.

Something new…

In Music by David Carbonara