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Herbert Meets: Willie Alexander

Herbert Meets: Willie Alexander

Willie Alexander is a New York based musician and composer whose journey began with the accidental discovery of his singing talent. Fast-forward to today and Willie has just completed a five year stint with the San Francisco Symphony and now lives in New York where he is composing – most recently the music for Kim Kardashian’s SKIMS Fashion show. 

I soon found out when listening to his story that Willie is tenacious, warm and unafraid to get to the heart of the matter, so that’s exactly what we did.  read more

Yeethoven II

Herbert Meets: Johan & Yuga | Yeethoven II

Herbert Meets: Johan & Yuga | Yeethoven II

Meet Yuga Cohler and Johan – the brains behind Yeethoven + Yeethoven II, a project that brings together the music of musical giants Ludwig van Beethoven and Kanye West.

The first instalment: Yeethoven, was performed in April 2016 with the support of the Young Musicians Foundation. It sold out, received critical acclaim and is back.

Yeethoven II ft. Yeezus (2013) and Life of Pablo (2016) premiered in The Belasco Theatre in Los Angeles on December 14th and it will be performed at the Lincoln Centre in New York on January 18th, 2018. read more

Bum Bum Tam Tam

Bum Bum Tam Tam | 11 Pop Songs Inspired by Classical Music

Bum Bum Tam Tam | 11 Pop songs inspired by classical music 

Herbert wanted to call this piece:

‘The art of stealing people’s content, adding some new stuff and presenting it as your own.’

This would also have been a very clever title because this is what Herbert has done with the below article and basically what the artist’s in the below article have done with classical music. You see what I did there? Unfortunately, SEO tells Herbert the current title ranks higher on Google so my hands are tied.   read more

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