Tom Pierson

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Tom Pierson

Tom Pierson (born Thomas Pierson March 11, 1948 Ashland, Wisconsin)[1] is an American conductor, composer, musical director, film director, arranger, orchestrator, production crew, musician, and music lecturer.

At the age of 13, he debuted as a soloist with the Houston Symphony.[2] He studied at the Juilliard School to become a classical pianist and later turned to jazz. He conducted Leonard Bernstein's Mass at the Metropolitan Opera. He has conducted other works as well, including Candide. He has scored films for Woody Allen, notably Manhattan,[3] and Robert Altman's Quintet.[4] He filmed Turkey Boy in Japan in 2008.[5]

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  1. ^ Tom Pierson Bibliography (translated from Japanese site senzoku.ac.jp) Retrieved 2011-01-24
  2. ^ High Note, The Japan Times
  3. ^ Adam Harvey, The Soundtracks of Woody Allen: A Complete Guide to the Songs and Music in Every Film, 1969-2005 (McFarland, 2007), ISBN 0-7864-2968-2, ISBN 978-0-7864-2968-4 (online)
  4. ^ Composer, Original Music By Tom Pierson
  5. ^ Point of No Return Music 2008: ["Turkey Boy" http://www.turkeyboymovie.com/TurkeyBoy.htm]
  6. ^ Soundtruck, Turkey Boy Movie
  7. ^ Turkey Boy Movie
  8. ^ Mark Tourian (acoustic bass), STUDIO TOURIAN
  9. ^ Richie Pratt (drums), RichiePratt.net
  10. ^ Doug Keahl, CD Reviews
  11. ^ Album, Big Band, Music is here
  12. ^ MICHAEL PRONKO, The Japan Times Online [1]
  13. ^ Tom Pierson III, Billboard Jun 26, 1999, Magazine
  14. ^ Big Band, All About Jazz
  15. ^ Patricia Myers, JAZZ TIMES 1997
  16. ^ American Playhouse
  17. ^ Popeye (1980)
  18. ^ The New York Times
  19. ^ A Cinema of Loneliness: Penn, Stone, Kubrick, Scorsese, Spielberg, Altman (Paperback), By Robert Kolker, Oxford University Press, USA; 3 edition (July 27, 2000), ISBN 0-19-512350-6, ISBN 978-0-19-512350-0 [2]
  20. ^ Manhattan (1979)
  21. ^ The New York Times [3]
  22. ^ CinemaScope One: STUPENDOUS IN 'SCOPE (Paperback) by John Reid, Lulu.com (May 15, 2004)
  23. ^ Hair (1979), Music Department
  24. ^ Hair by Galt MacDermot;Tom Pierson [4][dead link]
  25. ^ Quintet (1979)
  26. ^ The New York Times
  27. ^ Overtones and Undertones: Reading Film Music (Paperback), By Royal S. Brown, University of California Press (October 18, 1994), ISBN 0-520-08544-2, ISBN 978-0-520-08544-2
  28. ^ Music Department, Tom Pierson
  29. ^ The New York Times
  30. ^ A Cinema of Loneliness: Penn, Stone, Kubrick, Scorsese, Spielberg, Altman (Paperback), By Robert Kolker, Oxford University Press, USA; 3 edition (July 27, 2000), ISBN 0-19-512350-6, ISBN 978-0-19-512350-0 [5]
  31. ^ Overtones and Undertones: Reading Film Music (Paperback), By Royal S. Brown, University of California Press (October 18, 1994), ISBN 0-520-08544-2, ISBN 978-0-520-08544-2
  32. ^ Encyclopedia of Television Series, Pilots and Specials: 1974-1984 By Vincent Terrace
Further sources
  • Blue Nippon: authenticating jazz in Japan By E. Taylor Atkins, Duke University Press (November 2001), ISBN 0-8223-2721-X, ISBN 978-0-8223-2721-9
  • Japan Pop!: Inside the World of Japanese Popular Culture (Paperback), By Timothy J. Craig (Editor), M.E. Sharpe (June 2000), ISBN 0-7656-0561-9, ISBN 978-0-7656-0561-0
  • Patricia Myers, JAZZ TIMES Jun 1997, Magagine, by JazzTimes, Inc., 144 pages, ISSN 0272-572X
  • p. 273, Manhattan, cf. The Bent Lens: A world guide to gay and lesbian film By Lisa Daniel, Claire Jackson, ALLEN & UNWIN, March 2003, ISBN 978-1-74114-014-9
  • p. 314, 329, cf. Gil Evans: Out of the Cool: His Life and Music (Hardcover), By Stephanie Stein Crease, Chicago Review Press; illustrated edition (October 1, 2001), ISBN 1-55652-425-0, ISBN 978-1-55652-425-7

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