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Playlist: Music

Compiled By: Liz Reisman

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Beyond a Song (Series)

Produced by ISOAS Media

Most recent piece in this series:

Beyond a Song: Brent Carpenter (Part 1)

From ISOAS Media | Part of the Beyond a Song series | 01:00:00


BRENT CARPENTER: PUBLISHED ON PRX 12 / 3 / 2021 - BEYOND A SONG originates in BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA and is sponsored by:


Beyond a Song host Rich Reardin interviews director and videographer Brent Carpenter. As an editor he worked on the television series Empty Nest, The Ben Stiller Show, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Sessions and working on number of stand-up comedy specials starring Jay Leno, Sam Kinison, Rodney Dangerfield, Kathy Griffin, Paula Poundstone and Kevin Nealon.

His directing credits include sitcoms The Larry Sanders Show, Caroline in the City, Greg the Bunny, Oliver Beene, True Jackson, VP, Crash & Bernstein. He's directed a number of live television specials which include all of the Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band tours since 2003, a number of Comedy Central specials, The Grammy Pre Telecast and several PBS music specials. In 1976, he appeared as an extra in the film A Star Is Born before pursuing a behind the camera career.

In 1997, Carpenter received a Grammy nomination as producer and Primetime Emmy nomination for editing the Great Performances episode "Robert Altman's Jazz '34" nominated with Dylan Tichenor. As well as directing music videos for Ringo Starr, Aerosmith, Ozzy Osbourne, Emmylou Harris, Neil Young and Cledus T. Judd.


Musical selections include: Photograph, Gas Prices, Neighborhood Nuclear Superiority, Flying, Cruisin, Ringo, Never Without You, English Garden

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Musicians in their own words (Series)

Produced by David Schulman

Most recent piece in this series:

Chris Foreman at the Green Mill

From David Schulman | Part of the Musicians in their own words series | 04:21

Img_2094_small Chris Foreman plays every Sunday in Church. And every Friday, he's at Chicago's legendary Green Mill — playing the funky Hammond B3 organ in a nightspot that used to be a favorite of Al Capone.