Moody Blues keyboardist talks to Music Matters about his Grammy nominated group Alan Hewitt and One Nation & much more - EP.08-S2
Listen in on this episodes with our special guest Alan Hewitt - the Moody Blues keyboardist since 2010. Darrell and Alan chat about Alan's latest grammy nominated group - Alan Hewitt and One Nation. They also chat about Alan playing with Earth Wind and Fire, One Nation, The Moody Blues. Alan was originally a drummer and switched to keyboard when he realised the wide-ranging scope it provided him for composing music. His composing credits cover both film music and TV. They include National Lampoon’s Van Wilder, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, Survivor, MTV, Dancing With The Stars, and is a composer for the Oprah Winfrey shows (including Oprah’s Big Give & Dr Oz). He also has scored the music for Sony/Lionsgate TV series “Tom Holland’s Twisted Tales” and many more.
Alan's list of accolades from the industry continue to grow and includes The Golden Planet, New York International Film Fest Award, San Francisco Ocean Film Fest, both for best music score, 2 Global Music Awards, ESPY Award and 2 triple platinum albums, Warrant’s Cherry Pie and Earth,Wind & Fire’s Best Of Vol 1.
His latest project Alan Hewitt & One Nation has won two Global Music Awards for 2015. “Best Instrumental Album & Best Instrumentalist” Alan’s latest project is a critically acclaimed fusion of great songs combined with great performances.
Alan rounds off this very informative chat offering great advice to new and young aspiring artists hoping to make music a long-term career. Golden Nugget advice from a seasoned talented professional, and all round good guy.
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