Jeff Bridges Signs With EMI's Blue Note Records
April 19, 2011 at 6:53 AM (PT)
OSCAR-winning actor and musician JEFF BRIDGES has signed a recording deal with EMI’s BLUE NOTE RECORDS. BRIDGES will team up with iconic producer T-BONE BURNETT to record an album, due out this summer.
BURNETT and BRIDGES have known each other for well over 30 years, and have collaborated numerous times in the past, most recently on the soundtrack for BRIDGE’ movie “CRAZY HEART.” Their song from the soundtrack, “The Weary Kind,” earned BURNETT his second OSCAR nomination and first win for “Best Original Song.” On working with BURNETT, BRIDGES said, ““It’s a relationship that’s really inflamed my music.”
BRIDGES love of music was featured on the PBS “American Masters” program that aired in JANUARY 2011. Click here to watch.
For more about JEFF BRIDGES, visit www.jeffbridges.com.