The Hear and Now

Film composer David Shire in performance and conversation on The Hear and Now – March 14, 2019

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Academy Award-winning composer David Shire, whose film scores include “The Taking of Pelham One Two Three,” “The Conversation,” “Norma Rae,” “All the President’s Men,” “Saturday Night Fever,” “Return to Oz,” and “Zodiac,” visits with host Derk Richardson and plays music on the KPFA studio piano. Shire is in a two-day residency hosted by the San Francisco State University Department of Music. Bay Area composer Steve Horowitz, a Shire admirer and organizer of the residency, will be on hand, as well.


DAVID SHIREInterview and Performance; plus conversation with Steve Horowitz and Mark Alan DavisLive in the KPFA StudioTONY FERRO engineering
David ShireThe Taking of Pelham 1-2-3 ThemeFilm MusicGorfaine-Schwartz Agency (Promo)
David Shire, pianoThe ConversationLive in the KPFA performance studion.a.
David Shire, piano; Tyler Lauren Brown, vocalIt Goes Like It GoesLive in the KPFA performance studion.a.
David Shire, piano; Mia Parco, vocalMiss BirdLive in the KPFA performance studion.a.
David Shire, piano; Tyler Lauren Brown,vocalWith You I'm Born AgainLive in the KPFA performance studion.a.
David ShireApocalypse Now (alternative unused score)Apocalypse NowLa-La Land Records
Omar Sosa & Seckou KeitaMining-NahTransparent WaterOta Records
Pink FloydFat Old SunAtom Heart MotherCapitol
Simon & GarfunkelThe Boxer (Hal Blaine, drums; he died on Monday, March 11, age 90)The Best of Simon & GarfunkelColumbia
David Grisman & Hal BlaineButtons and BowsDawg DuosAcoustic Disc
Todalo ShakersRock Away My BluesRock Away My BluesTodalo Shakers
Harmony Rockets with Special Guest Peter WalkerAtroposLachesis / Clotho / AtroposTompkins Square Records
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