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Re: i see a name
• Posted by: N.R.Q.   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2009, at 6:34 p.m.
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• In Response to: Re: i see a name (Bernard)

> I did some research and found a few of the brass peoples names and some
> interesting information but past that... I can't find aynone:

> Trumpet: Malcolm McNab, Burnette Dillon, Mario Guaneri and Warren Luening
> Jr.

> Horn: Jim Thatcher (Principal horn in most J.W.), Mark Adams, Steven
> Becknell (LA Oprea), David Duke (The Terminal) Brian O'Connor and John
> Reynolds

> Trombone: Bill Booth (Jurassic Park 1-3), Bruce Fowler (2007 Film & TV
> Music Awards for Best Score Conductor and Best Orchestrator. ), Micheal
> Hoffman and Andy Malloy (JP 1-2) Dick Nash
> Bass Trombone: George Thatcher Bill Reichenbach
> Tuba: Jim Self (JP- HA- THE voice of MOTHERSHIP) performed william's tuba
> concerto, Tommy Johnson (Jaws 2006 , Norm Pearson and Gene Pokorny

Malcolm McNab: Lead trumpet at Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, and the New York City Opera. Lead trumpet in scores recorded in L.A. for Danny Elfman, John Debney, James Newton Howard, Don Davis, Alan Menken, Jerry Goldsmith, Randy Newman, Alan Silvestri, Elliot Goldenthal, Hans Zimmer and others. His solo trumpet can be heard on such soundtracks as: Dances with Wolves, The Gambler, Jaws, Jurassic Park, Avalon, Crimson Tide, City Hall, In Country, Twister, Executive Decision, Independence Day, Con Air, Rudy, The Last Castle, Air Force One, The Postman, Cars, I Am Legend, U.S. Marshals, The Interpreter, Renaissance Man, Toys, Darkman, Maverick, Night at the Museum and L.A. Confidential.

Burnette Dillon: He playes principal trumpet in the pasadena and pasific orchestras. Some of hims many credits: The Matrix Trilogy, Death and Smoothy, Jingle all the Way, 102 Dalmations, Dracula 2000, Little Nicky, A Bug's Life, Men in Black, Dinosaur, Hook, Jurassic Park, Waterworld, and The Grand Canyon.

Mario Guaneri: He has performed with the San Francisco Symphony, Opera and Ballet, New York Philharmonic, American Ballet Theater and Radio City Music Hall orchestras. His most notably as soloist on The Godfather III. Was the 3rd trumpet in the first Matrix and Rocketeer.

Warren Luening: Was the first trumpet in Bruce Almighty, The Day After Tomorrow, Bobby Jones and King Kong (JNH). Some of hims many credits: Constantine, Cars, War of the Worlds, Jingle all the Way, Dragonfly, Spider-Man, Hulk, Dreamer, Star Trek: Nemesis, The River Wild, Rocky Balboa, Superman Returns, X-Men 2 & 3 and Horton.

Bill Booth: Some of Bill's film credits (principal trombone): Beyond Borders, Cats And Dogs, The Day After Tomorrow, Signs, Dreamcatcher, Elektra, Elf, The Emperor's Club, Far From Heaven, Flight Of The Phoenix, Hidalgo, Ice Age, Identity, Jeepers Creepers 2, Looney Tunes: Back In Action, Meet The Fockers, Peter Pan, The Rundown, Scary Movie 3, King Kong, Cars, The Skeleton Key, Star Trek: Nemesis, I Am Legend, I, Robot, Tears Of The Sun, Troy, The Village, War Of The Worlds, The Matrix Trilogy

Bruce Fowler: 2007 Film & TV Music Awards for Best Score Conductor and Best Orchestrator. The Media Ventures lead orchestrator.

Michael Hoffman: Second trombone in Matrix Revolutions.

Andy Malloy: Works habitually playing as second trombone with James Newton Howard, Randy Newman, David Newman, John Williams, James Horner, Jery Goldsmith and others.

Dick Nash: He is the patriarch of L.A.'s elite studio trombonists. This man is synonymous with virtuosity, studio excellence, and class - and is one of the most recorded musicians of all time. He Worked in Rocky, The Incredibles, Batman Forever, Dinosaur, Planet of the Apes, Men in Black II...

Bill Reichenbach: First Bass trombone in the John Williams, John Debney, Danny Elfman, Alan Silvestri, Elliot Goldenthal, John Powell, Michael Giacchino and James Newton Howard's trombone section.

George Thatcher: Some Lead bass trombone: Leatherheads, Night at the Musseum and I, Robot. Second bass trombone in the John Williams, James Newton Howard, James Horner David Newman, Randy Newman and Don Davis trombone section.

French Horns:
James Thatcher: Lead french horn in scores for John Williams, James Newton Howard, James Horner, Jerry Goldsmith, David Newman, Randy Newman, Steve Jablonsky, Hans Zimmer, Douglas Pipes, Christopher Young, Brian Tyler, Elliot Goldenthal, Alan Silvestri, John Powell, Klaus Badelt, Marco Beltrami, Harry Gregson-Williams, Mark Isham, Trevor Rabin and others. His French Horn can be heard on such soundtracks as: Glory, The Rocketeer, Field of Dreams, Monster House, X-Men: The Last Stand, Robots, Spider-Man 3, Ice Age, Polar Express, Beowulf, Dances with Wolves, Toy Story, Cars, Maverick, Apollo 13, Forrest Gump, Titanic, Pearl Harbor, Constantine, National Treasure, Transformers, The Simpsons Movie, Night at the Museum, Dinosaur, Atlantis: The Lost Empire, King Kong, Signs, Lady in the Water, Peter Pan, First Knight, Hook as well as Independence Day, and the Star Trek movies

Mark Adams: Habitually second horn in scores like The Wild, King Kong, Lady in the Water, Meet the Robinsons, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Kingdom, Spider-man, Timeline, Ice Age 3...

Steve Becknell: The Danny Elfman lead french Horn. Some of Becknell's film credits: Transformers, Bobby Jones, War of the Worlds, Dinosaur...

David Duke: Some of Duke's film credits: Transformers, Monster House, Bobby Jones, War of the Worlds, Dinosaur, Beowulf, Titanic, Predator, Treasure Planet...

Brian O'Connor: The John Debney lead french horn. was Principal Horn of the American Ballet Theater Orchestra in Los Angeles for eleven years and played Principal Horn for many Broadway shows in L.A. for over twenty years including “Sweeney Todd” (recorded for PBS) and the original west coast production of “Phantom of the Opera.” He has played Principal Horn with the L.A. Master Chorale, the Reno Opera, the Los Angeles Opera Repertory Theater Orchestra, the Harlem Ballet, the California Philharmonic, the New West Symphony and the Pasadena Pops. has been involved in recording over 2,000 film scores in over thirty years that he has participated as a first-call Los Angeles Studio Recording Musician. Aside from playing on such movies as "Titanic," "Finding Nemo," “War of the Worlds,” "Toy Story," "The Bourne Identity," “Field of Dreams,” “Always,” “Transformers,” “Silverado,” ” Rescuers Down Under,” and "The Edge," and he has played Principal and Solo Horn on “Miracle at St. Anna’s” “Evan Almighty,” “Crimson Tide,” “The Pacifier,” “Dreamer,” “The Notebook,” “Flicka,” “Bridge to Terabithia,” “The Good German,” “Inside Man,” “Bruce Almighty,” “Lion King,” "Star Trek: First Contact," “Star Trek: Generations,” "Princess Diaries," “Cinderella Man,” "Cats and Dogs," "The Scorpion King," "Seabisquit," "All the Pretty Horses," "Austin Powers: The Spy That Shagged Me," “A League of Their Own,” “Small Soldiers,” “The Rock,” “Polly,” "Beverly Hills Ninja" and “Down Periscope” to name a few.

John Reynolds: Some of Reynolds's film credits: I, Robot, The Incredibles, Ratatouille, Cars, Hancock...

Jim Self: is a Los Angeles free-lance musician, a veteran of over 1000 motion picture scores, hundreds of television shows and records, and is tuba soloist on many prominent movies. His tuba was the "Voice of the Mothership" in John Williams score to Close Encounters of the Third Kind. He is Principal Tuba/Cimbasso with the Pasadena and Pacific Symphonies, the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and the Los Angeles Opera and Opera Pacific orchestras. Jim has been a Yamaha artist since 1990. Works habitually with James Horner, John Williams, James Newton Howard, David Newman and others. His solo ttuba can be heard on such soundtracks as: Dennis the Menace, Casper, Space Jam, Treasure Planet, Ice Age, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Hook.

Tommy Johnson: Died in 2006. Tommy was an American orchestral tuba player. He performed on more than 2,000 film soundtracks, most notably John Williams' Jaws score, in which he played a high-register tuba solo as the melodic theme for the shark. He went on to become Hollywood's "first-call" tuba player, playing for television commercials and TV series, such as The Flintstones. In addition to Jaws, his films included, The Godfather, the Indiana Jones series, the Star Trek movie series, The Lion King, Titanic, Beetlejuice, The Thin Red Line (1998 remake), The Matrix, Cats and Dogs, Forrest Gump, Air Force One, Back to the Future, A Bug's Life and Lethal Weapon.

Norman Pearson: Has been the tubaist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra since 1993. Prior to his appointment with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Mr. Pearson was a freelance musician in the Los Angeles area and performed regularly with the Pacific Symphony, Joffrey Ballet, Los Angeles Music Center Opera and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. He also has recorded for most of the major Hollywood motion picture and television studios.
Was the second tuba in Ratatouille.

Gene Pokorny: He has played with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since his appointment by Georg Solti in 1988.[1] He has also played with the Israel Philharmonic, the Utah Symphony, the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra,The President's Own Marine Band, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.[1] Pokorny has performed on several movie soundtracks including Jurassic Park, The Fugitive, and The Nightmare Before Christmas and has recorded three solo albums.

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