Readers’ Favorite Awards Ceremony 2019: “Music to My Years” Gold Medal
“Music to My Years, Life and Love Between the Notes” by film and TV composer and conductor Artie Kane won the 2019 Readers’ Favorite Gold Medal in the Non-Fiction and Music/Entertainment category at the annual Reader’s Favorite awards held on November 23, 2019 at the Regency Hotel Miami.
The memoir “Music to My Years, Life and Love Between the Notes” spans Artie Kane’s fifty years working in the entertainment industry. Kane conducted scores for over 60 motion pictures, wrote music for over 250 television shows (“Wonder Woman,” “Vegas,” “The Love Boat,” “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.”
As his publisher at Amphora Editions, I attended the ceremony and accepted the gold medal on his behalf.
The 2019 Reader’s Favorite Awards in Miami, Florida, is an international gathering of authors from across the globe, from Singapore to South Africa, from Israel to Australia. Previous gold-medal winners include Jim Carrey, Paul Michael Glaser, Jonathan Frakes, and director Eriq La Salle.
Each author donated a book to be sold at the Reader’s Favorite Awards (RFA) booth at the 2019 Miami Book Fair. All proceeds went to the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Each year, RFA is the only vendor that donates all book fair proceeds to charity.