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Stephen Arnold Music Creates Station Image Song for WXYZ-TV

Features vocals from LaShell Griffin the winner of the 2004 Oprah Winfrey Talent Search (September 01, 2005)

Stephen Arnold Music, widely regarded as the leading provider of original and syndicated music to the broadcasting industry, with its musical compositions heard daily in over 100-million American homes on 300 television stations and numerous broadcast and cable TV networks, has completed a new Station Image Song project for WXYZ-TV, the ABC TV affiliate in Detroit, which has just begun to air. The song features the vocals of the winner of the 2004 Oprah Winfrey Talent Search. The announcement was made by Stephen Arnold, founder/composer, Stephen Arnold Music.

On behalf of client Dave Baumann, Creative Services Director for WXYZ TV, Stephen Arnold Music produced a new station image song under the stations ?7 On Your Side promotional theme. The new song features recording artist LaShell Griffin, winner of the 2004 Oprah Winfrey talent search. The project also included Stephen Arnold Musics incorporation of a full gospel choir. Six different TV promo spots were produced, all using variations based on the original theme song.

The initial tracks were recorded at the companys Dallas studio. LaShell Griffins vocals were recorded at Studio A Recording in Detroit. The final mix was done in Stephen Arnold Musics new Santa Fe studio, with Dave Baumann on hand, working closely with the companys Head engineer, Paul West.


Regarding the project, Mr. Baumann said, ?Having worked with Stephen before, I knew that I could trust him to create a musical signature that was not only exciting, but something of which the station and the entire city of Detroit could be proud. From start to finish, this project was a collaborative dream come true.

Mr. Arnold said, ?For this assignment, we produced all live instrumentations, including brass, and a full gospel choir. The 60-second version of this station image song features three modules. The intro is a ballad, which then segues into an R&B/hip Hop style. The third section is the chorus, which features the Gospel Choir.


About Stephen Arnold Music
Founded in l993, Stephen Arnold Music, based near Dallas, is a full-service music production company servicing television networks, TV stations, film houses, and advertising agencies, worldwide. The company regularly contributes original music to 300 television stations in the U.S., and its music is heard in over 100-million American homes daily. Stephen Arnold Music specializes in original music composition and production: providing music for network campaigns, news packages, promotional, sports, and entertainment packages, scoring for film and video, and producing original music for multimedia and interactive applications.

Stephen Arnold is an Emmy Award winner for his work on behalf of Comcast Cable. He is also the 2005 winner of four Promax Gold and Silver Awards, and, in 2004, three Promax Gold and Silver Awards, for his musical contributions on behalf of various clients. Stephen Arnold Music is also the previous winner of dozens of other major industry awards, including multiple Emmy, Addy, and Texas Broadcast Association Gold Awards, as well as an IABC Bronze Quill and numerous local advertising association honors.

Historically, the companys clients have included ABC News, CBS, CNN, CNN Headline News, National Geographic Channel, FOX, HBO, Time-Warner, TNN, ESPN, the WB Network, Sinclair, and Media General Broadcasting, as well as such major advertisers as McDonalds, Honda, Pizza Hut, Hershey, and Kodak, among many others.

The companys website is: www.stephenarnoldmusic.com.

 


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