His songs run the gamut from heartbreaking to satirical and his works include a host of unforgettable film scores. Randy Newman has used his many talents to create musical masterpieces widely recognized by generations of audiences. His many honors include six Grammys, three Emmys, and two Academy Awards, as well as a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Randy Newman at The Palladium
Sunday, November 23 @ 7pm
In 2002, he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and in 2013, he became an inductee is the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame —the same year he was given an Ivor Novello PRS for Music Special International Award. Mostly recently, Newman was presented with a PEN New England Song Lyrics of Literary Excellence Award in June 2014.
His songwriting career dates back to his teenage years as Newman launched into recording as a singer and pianist in 1968 with his self-titled album Randy Newman. In addition to his solo recordings and regular international touring, Newman migrated into composing and scoring music for films in the 1980s. The list of movies he has worked on since then includes The Natural, Awakenings, Ragtime, all three Toy Story pictures, Seabiscuit, James and the Giant Peach, A Bug’s Life, and most recently, Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University, the prequel to Monsters Inc. (which he also scored).
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