Dear friends,

I am delighted to share some news about a very exciting new season for my projects!

My ​House is Black ​Media ​Project will be presented at The Wallis Annenberg Theatre in Los Angeles ​in February ​and at one of the most prestigious museums in New York ​in March​ (details ​TBA soon.) Due to my heavy schedule this fall I will be finishing my album "La Belle et La Bete" next spring. We are very much looking forward to returning to the studio soon to finish the album. Here's an excerpt from our thrilling recent concert at The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Festival in Athens, Greece. Enjoy, share, and I hope you will see the show live soon!

Mitch Forman, Piano John Leftwich, Bass Steve Hass, Drums

Click here to Pre-Order the new album "La Belle et La Bete"

Don't miss The​ House is Black Media Project In Los Angeles at The Wallis Annenberg Theatre February 1st - 3rd

NYC Friends:

Save the date! March 10th (details TBA soon)​

Tickets available now!



American Music

The “Opening Titles” begin with a Middle-Eastern string instrument sound and other ethnic winds and percussion with string backdrop that gradually appears. It is a leaner orchestral sound from other standard Hollywood Arabic-influenced scoring which gives way to just the hint of a thematic idea on guitar. The vocalizations that Iglesias adds here, though often a common failsafe approach, flow out of the score material far more naturally and appropriately. That is to say that they are not “extra-musical” but an intuitive expression of the musical underscore… read more

Monster sand

Iglesias smartly decided to get inspiration from Afghan music, which he described in an interview as “closer to Persian with an admixture of Pakistani music,” but not merely ape it, and his score gracefully incorporates elements from various styles (an Iranian zither in “Kite Shop,” a wailing electric guitar on “The Stadium”) without sounding like a patchwork. Iran-born, U.S.-based avant-garde singer Sussan Deyhim contributes particularly haunting vocals on “End Phone Call.”… read more