Newman has enjoyed a longstanding working relationship with director Danny DeVito, having scored the films The War of the Roses, Hoffa, Death to Smoochy, Duplex, Matilda and Throw Momma From the Train.
Newman is the son of legendary composer Alfred Newman, brother of composer Thomas Newman and cousin of Randy Newman. He most recently conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic in a series of concerts where he performed music from classic films about Los Angeles. Additionally, his classical-music composition Songs of My Father, based on his father's themes, was commissioned and performed this year by the Indianapolis Symphony.
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