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A podcast about the pursuit of knowledge through interesting and engaging conversation, hosted by Agent Palmer. Released every other Tuesday.

Jul 14, 2020

Episode 23 features artist of all trades Andrew Belling, the composer behind the Wizards score, and a film I absolutely adore.  

We discuss his start, his dreams, positivity, how the industry has changed, and being talented and lucky. We also go behind the scenes on the creation of the score for Wizards, meeting John Williams, working with early synthesizers and so much more.

During the episode we cover:

  • The London Paladium
  • From acting to music
  • The First score
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • Hollywood as a business
  • Wizards
  • Ralph Bakshi
  • Hollywood Sound
  • Synthesizers
  • Playing to Picture
  • His name in lights (on the marquee)
  • Star Wars & Wizards
  • Meeting John Williams
  • Being a Session Musician
  • The Rock version of Handel's Messiah
  • Hal Blaine
  • Dinah Shore
  • Being Positive
  • And much more...

Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode 

Andrew Belling's IMDb




You can also hear more Palmer in the meantime on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier and as mentioned on this show as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette.

Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions.

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