Thursday, March 22 2012
Henry Mancini has sold 30 million albums and won four Oscars and 20 Grammy awards. Through Mancini, mere background music in movies became part of pop culture -- an expression of sophistication and wit with a modern sense of cool and a lasting lyricism that has not dated.
Thursday, May 24 2012
"Mancini's music will, in its own cool way, keep reaching out, find the next generation, and the next and the next" (244).