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Sidebeat Music Exclusive interview with composer Sean Murray (Call of Duty: Black Ops)

Sidebeat Music Exclusive interview with composer Sean Murray (Call of Duty: Black Ops)

Episode: 31

Host: Danika Quinn

Guest: Sean Murray

 
 

 

Danika Quinn from the Actors Reporter sits down with an exclusive interview with composer Sean Murray at his studio in the Hollywood Hills.

Call of Duty - Black Ops

 

Part 1 – Mobile Version


Sean Murray chats with Danika Quinn about his musical influences, how he began as a musician and composer. Sean also speaks about his parents, actor Don Murray (Bus Stop) and former model Bettie (Johnson) Murray. And, Danika decides that Sean Murray is modern day Beethoven.

 

Part 2 – Mobile Version


Sean Murray had already scored 70+ short films by the time he was 19 years old and he soared as a composer into feature films. Sean shares his favorite genres of music, more about his musical influences, and how he ended up scoring for Bully the Vampier Slayer and other TV shows, including the animation The Savage Dragon (USA Network).

 

Part 3 – Mobile Version


Sean Murray shares the step by step process of scoring a film and video games.

 

Part 4 – Mobile Version


Sean Murray talks about Call of Duty: Black Ops video game.

 

Sean speaks about his early years, his success as a film composer, his cinematic music for True Crime: Streets of L.A. and its sequel, the challenges of his work on Call of Duty: World of War. And his reuniting with Treyarch to score Call of Duty: Black Ops (sold over 20 million and generated more than a billion in sales).

True Crime

Sean Murray has provided music to various TV episodes, including of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He also scored the controversial show God, The Devil and Bob. And, he has scored numerous feature films, including Taxidermist and The Last Horseman.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Sean Murray is the son of famous actor Don Murray (Bus Stop, Advise & Consent, The Outcasts, and over 100 other films and TV episodes. Sean’s mother is the beautiful former model and actress Bettie Johnson (Klute, The Parallax View, Advise & Consent).

Marilyn Monroe and Don Murray in Bus Stop

Thank you Sean Murray. You are as delightful as you are talented!

Pepper Jay

Also enjoy the interview with Sean Murray and his father, Don Murray, and brothers Chris Murray and Mick Murray along with actor Tim Abell at the Weekend Tribute to Don Murray at Actors Reporter

Sidebeat Music is on Actors Entertainment, a site on the Actors Podcast Network,
a Pepper Jay Production.

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