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Musicians implore Hollywood to stop scoring films overseas
Musicians implore Hollywood to stop scoring films overseas

At a small community park in Santa Monica, a group of Los Angeles-area musicians wearing dark blue and orange T-shirts with the slogan "Listen Up!" gathered around a flatbed truck as union leaders, a minister and a local city councilman fired up the crowd. "Make no mistake, music that we produce is a critical component in the artistic and financial success of any film that's produced here," said Neil Samples, a violinist. "We say to Lionsgate: Abandon the low road, stop offshoring jobs, do the right thing and bring the music home." After his speech, a zydeco band took the stage, and Samples and his colleagues huddled into a van and drove a few blocks to...

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