Press Release: Film and TV Composer Artie Kane Releases Hollywood Memoir

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Film and TV Composer Artie Kane Releases Hollywood Memoir

Artie Kane, who composed the music for over 250 television shows, conducted scores for 60 motion pictures, with eight marriages and a career spanning over eight decades, recounts his life in Hollywood and New York as a child prodigy, composer and conductor working with such stars as Frank Sinatra, Henry Mancini, John Williams, and Quincy Jones.

VENICE, Ca., November 6, 2017 —From radio to scores of TV and movie soundtracks, Artie Kane’s music has touched and inspired millions of people. In his newly released memoir, “Music To My Years: Life and Love Between the Notes,” he captures the romantic as well as the unrelenting perfectionism demanded in the entertainment industry. Mr. Kane conducted scores for over 60 motion pictures, wrote music for over 250 television shows (“Wonder Woman,” “Vegas,” “Loveboat,” “Hotel,” “Dynasty,” “Matlock,” “Question of Guilt,” “Man Against the Mob”) and seven motion pictures, such as “Looking for Mr. Goodbar,” “Eyes of Laura Mars,” “Night of the Juggler,” and “Wrong Is Right.”

Artie Kane, with candor and acerbic wit, recounts his quest to find love through eight marriages as he pursued his dreams as a pianist. From his humble beginnings in Columbus, Ohio, as a child prodigy on early radio, to the stages of New York and finally the movie industry in Hollywood, his memoir is infused with provocative and poignant stories about the celebrities he worked with and gives an insider’s look at Hollywood culture, films, and TV shows of the last five decades.

“Music To My Years: Life and Love Between the Notes” (First edition, hardcover, dust jacket, 369 pages, 197 photos. $29.00) is now available through Amazon and amphoraeditions.com. The book launch and signing of “Music To My Years: Life and Love Between the Notes,” will take place at Moonraker Bookstore, 209 1st Street in Langley WA 98260, 1:00-5:00 PM on Nov. 12, 2017.

About the author:

Growing up in Columbus, Ohio, as a child prodigy, Artie Kane began his piano studies at three-and-a-half years old, winning numerous contests against older children. Newspapers in Columbus reported many of his competitions and performances throughout his childhood. Later he studied at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music and with Madame Herz in New York. Kane is a pianist, film composer, and conductor. His music career as a pianist in the Hollywood studios spans from 1960 through 1978, working with Frank Sinatra, Henry Mancini, John Williams, and Quincy Jones. He conducted scores for over 60 motion pictures for various composers from 1991 through 1999. As a composer he wrote music for over 250 television shows (“Wonder Woman,” “Vegas,” “Loveboat,” “Hotel,” “Dynasty,” “Matlock,” “Question of Guilt,” “Man Against the Mob”) and seven motion pictures, such as “Looking for Mr. Goodbar,” “Eyes of Laura Mars,” “Night of the Juggler,” and “Wrong Is Right.”

Kane was nominated for a Grammy Award along with Ralph Grierson for their 1975 two-piano Gershwin Album, “S’Wonderful,” on Angel Records and is the author of “Music To My Years: Life and Love Between the Notes,” a memoir of his illustrious career.

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Contact: For more information or to arrange an interview, contact Stuart Vail of Amphora Editions at info@amphoraeditions.com or 310-497-5555

Online release on PR web with photo: http://www.prweb.com/releases/prweb14897305.htm