John Barry

John Barry dies at 77

John Barry dies at 77

Nice photo from Vanity Fair: A May 1967 shot of Nancy Sinatra and John Barry, who died yesterday, in the studio to record the Bond theme for “You Only Live Twice.” John Barry composed scores for 11 James Bond movies, as well as other classic films like DANCES WITH WOLVES, BODY HEAT, and OUT OF…

Jazz history in iTunes U

Jazz history in iTunes U

I’ve been using the iTunes Music Store pretty much since the day it launched, but I’ve never really spent any time poking around iTunes U, the section of the store devoted to podcasts, videotaped lectures, and other content from universities, museums, and similar institutions. Participants include the Museum of Modern Art, the Tate Modern, the…