Ubeda Film Music Festival, Day 1

Dan Goldwasser Spain (2011)

After getting about 10 hours of much needed sleep, I went down to get breakfast, where I bumped into composer Mark Isham and his wife, as well as publicists Ray Costa and Beth Krakower.  Eventually we made our way up to the Hospital de Santiago, where I met up with some more people, and checked out some of the rehearsals – in particular, Blake Neely and Chris Lennertz practicing the three Michael Kamen songs that would be part of tonight’s …

Train to Ubeda

Dan Goldwasser Spain (2011)

After a small bit of relaxing (but no sleep), I checked out of the hotel and headed down to the train station, about 45 min before the train to Linares-Baez was supposed to leave. They didn’t actually put the train track listing on the board until about 2 minutes before it was supposed to depart, so there was a bit of a dash to get on the train (which left a few minutes late).  I ended up bumping into a …

A Day in Madrid, A Night in Ubeda

Dan Goldwasser Spain (2010)

I was met at the airport by Juan, who took me to the Eurosuites 2 where they had graciously gotten me a room to clean up and relax.  After washing off the travel, we went to get a coffee and attempt to get a WiFi connection somewhere, with limited success.  We then took a cab to the main center of town, and walked around a bit.  There was a cool Inception billboard in one of the plazas, and in the …