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Brass behind the screen: film trumpeters Uan Rasey and Malcom McNab shine

A Chinatown movie poster.
A Chinatown movie poster.

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Larry talks with trumpeters Uan Rasey and Malcolm McNab about their careers in Hollywood. From the soundtracks for Chinatown and An American in Paris, to L.A. Confidential and Dances With Wolves, these men have created some of the most memorable movie music in film history.


Malcolm McNab, musician, lead trumpet for Dances with Wolves and L.A. Confidential. His most recent album is The Infinite Trumpet.

Uan Rasey, musician, lead trumpet for An American in Paris and Chinatown, and many other films in MGM’s golden age.