Emmy-Nominated Composer JAMES LEVINE
July 23, 2014•15 min
Emmy-nominated music composer James Levine's work can be heard in two popular shows, "Glee" and "American Horror Story." Levine has a long standing history with creator Ryan Murphy, and has also collaborated with him on the FX series, "Nip/Tuck." The composer spoke with us about learning the news of his Emmy nomination:
"I was very excited. My wife was so nervous, as it was super early here. She said, 'What is going on? Why are you so excited this early morning?' I told her, 'I got nominated for an Emmy!' I'm pretty thrilled, and my son has a pet gecko that started molting today. It's a very exciting day around the house. *laughs*"
As previously mentioned, Levine first began working with Murphy during the entire series run of "Nip/Tuck." He spoke with us about how they began working with one another and how they came to still work with each other to this day:
"When Ryan was starting to do 'Nip/Tuck' eleven or twelve years ago, he was looking for a composer. By the grace of God, he h