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Midge Costin Is 'Making Waves'

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Francis Ford Coppola's "The Conversation" (1974), which starred Gene Hackman, was lauded for its sound editing by Walter Murch and Art Rochester.

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The Audience Is Listening

What's more important to a film — the picture or the sound? The new documentary, "Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound," makes an argument for the largely hidden power of sound in cinema. The film features directors George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Ryan Coogler and Sofia Coppola, along with legendary sound designers, sound editors and composers who pull back the curtain on the often mysterious art of film sound. Director Midge Costin (also a sound editor herself) talks with John Horn about "Making Waves."

Spreading The New L.A. Sound

Pianist Cameron Graves grew-up in Van Nuys. As a teen, he began playing with an ensemble of young gifted musicians who are now acclaimed artists — including the likes of Kamasi Washington and Thundercat. Graves now leads his own band and tours the globe. The Frame contributor Betto Arcos recently caught up with him at the Asunción Jazz Festival in Paraguay.