Dragon’s Domain Records Releases “Over Her Dead Body”

This is one of my favorite lesser-known scores.  The movie takes place in the Southwest and has a score with lots of dobro, accordion, rock guitar, and a small band.  It’s a dark comedy starring Elizabeth Perkins and Judge Reinhold.  It was a lot of fun to compose and record with some great musicians. Now available on all streaming sites …

Marina Del Rey Symphony Performs “Phantom of the Opera”

Commissioned by the Marina Del Rey Symphony, Craig Safan’s new score to the classic Lon Chaney film “The Phantom of the Opera” was performed in Chace Park to an audience of over 1,000 music and film lovers.  The music was played by the 65-piece orchestra plus vocalists and, of course, a very loud theater organ.

FANFARE MAGAZINE REVIEWS “L.A. EX” & INTERVIEWS CRAIG SAFAN!

 Beautifully recorded with a high level of immediacy, Craig Safan’s third and newest recording is certainly one to get the blood pumping. The high energy of High on Hope Street sets the bar high as this celebration of life in the City of Angels launches. There’s also a sense of play in the vocals, plus real grit to the …