The Making of Bolero Electronica – Virtuality

We explore the inspiration for using 75 years of synthesizers; the origins of the instruments; and the challenge of putting it all together including footage of rare keyboards used at the esteemed Cantos Foundation. With Amin Bhatia are Roland founder Ikutaro Kakehashi, Steve Porcaro, Patrick Moraz, Michelle Moog-Koussa as well as producers, engineers and musicians from “Virtuality.” Continue reading

Making the Music for “Jane Goodall’s Wild Chimpanzees”

A bonus feature from the DVD: “Jane Goodall’s Wild Chimpanzees”, the IMAX/Science North film directed by David Lickley. In addition to recording with members of the Toronto Symphony and Opera orchestras, composer Amin Bhatia traveled to South Africa to record songs with the legendary Johnny Clegg and his musicians and singers. The bonus feature was directed and edited by Saul Pincus. Continue reading