Jon Burlingame wins 2021 ASCAP Award for penning Midnight Cowboy essay

Last year, Jon Burlingame, a faculty member in USC Thornton’s Screen Scoring program, received the ASCAP Foundation Paul Williams “Loved the Liner Notes” Award for his 4,000-word essay that was included in an expanded reissue of the Midnight Cowboy film soundtrack.

Burlingame is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading authorities on movie music and currently hosts Disney Music Group’s podcast For Scores.