Season 3 Episode 6 | A.R. Rahman: A Self-Taught Global Icon


Robert and Kenny begin the show talking about shows they’ve been watching including Tales From the Loop (with music by Philip Glass) and the second season of Amazon's Homecoming. Then, Homecoming and composer Emile Mosseri stops by to share how he came on board with the hit series, the challenges of stepping in on a show that was previously scored with licensed scores from composers including legendary maestro Bernard Herrmann and the difference of scoring a TV series versus his previous film The Last Black Man in San Francisco.

Later, 2x Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman joins the show all the way from Chennai, India to share his story of teaching himself how to use his late father’s musical equipment, making the decision to work at a young age to help support his family in lieu of school, passing on a scholarship to Berklee to score his first film, connecting with director Danny Boyle for the smash hits Slumdog Millionaire and 127 Hours and starting his own music school in India.

This episode is presented by Spitfire Audio.

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Hosts: Robert Kraft & Kenny Holmes Executive Producer: Matt Schrader Coordinator: Carol Kuswanto

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