Archive for December, 2009

Los Angeles Times Interview

Monday, December 21st, 2009

tbone_latimesToday’s Los Angeles Times features a great interview with T Bone on the front page of its Calendar section, focusing on Crazy Heart and highlighting a slate of projects he has in the works for 2010.

Be sure to visit our press page and check out all of the great press T Bone has been receiving recently.

T Bone Wins 2009 Satellite Award

Monday, December 21st, 2009

Satellite AwardsT Bone and Ryan Bingham were honored last night with a Satellite Award by the International Press Academy, in the category of Best Song, for writing “The Weary Kind (theme from Crazy Heart)”.   2009 marks the 14th year that the IPA has given out awards.  Congratulations to T Bone and Ryan!

T Bone Nominated For Golden Globe Award

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

golden globeT Bone has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award in the category of Best Original Song – Motion Picture, along with collaborator Ryan Bingham, for writing “The Weary Kind (theme from Crazy Heart)” from Crazy Heart.  This is T Bone’s first Golden Globe nomination.  Winners will be announced during a worldwide telecast of The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards, which airs in the U.S. on NBC at 5 p.m. PST and 8 p.m. EST.

Kudos also to Jeff Bridges who received a nomination in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama for his portrayal of Bad Blake in Crazy Heart.

Awards & Nominations For Crazy Heart

Monday, December 14th, 2009

Jeff and T BoneT Bone received several awards over the past few days for his work on Crazy Heart, including Best Song (along with Ryan Bingham) for “The Weary Kind (theme from Crazy Heart)” from the Broadcast Film Critics Association, Best Music/Score (with Stephen Bruton) from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association,  Best Music (along with Stephen Bruton) from the Boston Society of Film Critics and Best Film Music or Score (along with Stephen Bruton) from the New York Film Critics Online.

He has also been nominated by the St. Louis Film Critics in the category of Best Music, and by the Houston Film Critics Society (along with Ryan Bingham) for “The Weary Kind (theme from Crazy Heart)”  Winners will be chosen by those bodies on December 21 and December 19, respectively.

Palm Springs Film Festival To Honor T Bone

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

PSIFFThe 21st Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present T Bone Burnett with its Frederick Loewe Award for Film Composing for Crazy Heart.  The Festival will also honor Jason Reitman with its Director of the Year Award for Up in the Air and Jeremy Renner with its Breakthrough Performance Award for The Hurt Locker.

Festival chairman Harold Matzner commented, “We’re delighted to have the opportunity to honor three of this year’s most accomplished film talents ….Each of them has distinguished themselves this year in ways that set them apart from the pack, and we congratulate them all.”

The Festival runs January 5-18, 2010.

T Bone Garners Two Grammy Award Nominations

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

narasFor the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards, T Bone has been nominated for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical, and as Producer for Elvis Costello’s Secret, Profane & Sugarcane, which was nominated in the category of Best Contemporary Folk Album.  The Grammy Awards will air live, January 7, 2010, on CBS.

Crazy Heart Release Schedule Announced

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

crazy heart 2T Bone has produced the film Crazy Heart, starring Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Robet Duval, as well as created its original music, and its been receiving rave reviews in advance of its New York and Los Angeles openings on December 16th.  Click Here to check out the trailer, and you can also purchase the film’s theme, “The Weary Kind (theme from Crazy Heart),” on iTunes.   T Bone co-wrote the tune with the critically acclaimed young artist Ryan Bingham.

Crazy Heart will also open in Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Phoenix and San Francisco on December 25th, and in Austin, Boston, San Diego, Seattle and Washington, D.C. on January 8th.  The film will be released throughout the rest of the country in early 2010, so stay tuned for details.