'The Simpsons' Sacks Composer Alf Clausen - Animation World Network (press release) (registration) (blog)

Two-time Emmy winner has scored more than 560 episodes for the long-running Fox Television series. By Jennifer Wolfe | Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 2:56pm. In 2D, Business, Cartoons, Music and Sound, People, Television | ANIMATIONWorld, Headline ...

Alf Clausen, 'The Simpsons' Composer, Fired After 27 Years - uInterview.com (blog)

Alf Clausen, who has composed for The Simpsons for the past 27 years, has been fired from the show. SIMPSONS COMPOSER ALF CLAUSEN FIRED. Clausen reported that he received a call from Simpsons producer Richard Sakai, who said the company ...

Alf Clausen has created so many classic 'Simpsons' songs. Here are 12 of his most memorable. - Washington Post

“Lisa, get away from that jazzman.” From those immortal words of Marge, “The Simpsons” has always reflected a deep appreciation of popular music, from show tunes to the blues. And for decades, composer Alf “Secret Weapon” Clausen was responsible for ...

'The Simpsons' Fires Emmy-Winning Composer Alf Clausen After 27 Years - Collider.com

One would think that, after 23 Emmy nominations (with 2 wins) and 568 episodes worth of musical effort under his belt, composer Alf Clausen would have been safe at The Simpsons for years to come. Instead, the award-winning musician was fired from the ...

The Simpsons composer fired after 27 years - Flickering Myth (blog)

Clausen, an Emmy Award winner, has been scoring the lives of Homer, Lisa, and Bart for 27 years. However, the composer has told Variety that he received a call from producer of The Simpsons, Richard Sakai, informing him that the company was looking for ...

Producers Respond To “Simpsons” Firing Report - Dark Horizons

“We tremendously value Alf Clausen's contributions to the Simpsons and he will continue to have an ongoing role in the show. We remain committed to the finest in music for the Simpsons, absolutely including orchestral. This is the part where we would ...

The 13 greatest 'Simpsons' songs helmed by fired composer Alf Clausen - The Daily Dot

According to Variety, producer Richard Sakai informed Clausen the show was looking for a different musical direction. Clausen uses a 35-piece orchestra, something creator Matt Groening insisted upon, and it was rumored that cost-cutting might have ...

Simpsons producers say Alf Clausen will have an "ongoing role" despite being fired - AV Club

Yesterday, we reported that longtime Simpsons composer Alf Clausen had been unexpectedly fired from the show after 27 years, with producer Richard Sakai telling him that The Simpsons was looking for “a different kind of music.” That reasoning seemed ...

'Simpsons' Producers Say Fired Composer Alf Clausen Will Still Have 'Ongoing Role' - TheWrap

Producers of “The Simpsons” are weighing in on Alf Clausen's announcement yesterday that he was fired after 27 years as the Fox series' composer. “We tremendously value Alf Clausen's contributions to 'The Simpsons,' and he will continue to have an ...

Today in Entertainment: Jamie Foxx announces Hurricane Harvey relief telethon; 'Simpsons' fires longtime composer ... - Los Angeles Times

When the 29th season of "The Simpsons" premieres in the fall, it will, for the first time in decades, be doing so without its longtime musical contributor, Alf Clausen. Clausen, who composed the Fox animated show's incidental music, was told that the ...

Update: The Simpsons Producers Say Fired Composer Will Still Play Role in Series - IGN

By Chris Morgan Update: The producers of The Simpsons issued a statement to Variety regarding the reported firing of composer Alf Clausen. The team behind the long-running Fox animated hit say that Alf Clausen "will continue to have an ongoing role in ...