Thursday, February 5, 2009

MARCELO ZARVOS | Taking Chance

Marcelo Zarvos, is a Brazilian pianist and composer. He began in classical music in his teens and studied at the Berklee College of Music. He is more known for jazz and had success with the album Dualism accompanied by saxophonist Peter Epstein. He has done several film scores including the scores to Kissing Jessica Stein, the beautifully melancholic score for and The Door in the Floor and Boynton Beach Club among others. His music has been recorded a number of times by the string quartet ETHEL.

Now, his latest score assignment to get a release is Taking Chance, Ross Katz's new drama, based on real-life events. Lt. Col. Michael Strobl (Bacon), a volunteer military escort officer, accompanies the body of 19-year-old Marine Chance Phelps back to his hometown of Dubois, Wyoming. In USA TAKING CHANCE premieres on February 21, 2009.

The score is being released through the Varese Sarabande label on the 16th of February 2009 and is characterized as "poignant and moving".

In the releasing label's website, HERE, you can find more info on the CD and listen to SOUND CLIPS from the score.

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