Disney’s For Scores Podcast Presents Interview with Composer Danny Elfman

For Scores, Disney’s podcast series about music, scores, and composers is presenting an interview with the legendary Danny Elfman. The podcast episode premiered today, October 13, 2021.

What’s Happening:

  • Disney’s For Scores podcast has posted an interview with legendary composer Danny Elfman.
  • In the interview, Elfman talks about creating the score for The Nightmare Before Christmas, in addition to his longtime creative partnership with Tim Burton.
  • The series is hosted by Variety’s Jon Burlingame and explores the challenges and emotional journeys of musical storytellers.
  • Here is the official synopsis for the episode: “Host Jon Burlingame sits down with legendary composer Danny Elfman to talk about his scoring of “The Nightmare Before Christmas” and his decades-long collaboration with Tim Burton. Danny also reveals to Jon the fascinating behind-the-scenes story of how the music for this cult classic film got made, why Halloween has been a special night for him since childhood and how intertwined he and Jack Skellington truly are.”

  • Fans can find the For Scores podcast on a variety of audio streaming platforms including
    • Spotify
    • Apple Podcasts
    • Pandora
    • Tune In
    • And More

Did You Know?

  • For Scores has been entertaining Disney music fans for three years. The series now has 30 episodes featuring interviews with the biggest names from the Disney songbook.
  • Among those featured are fan favorites:
  • The For Scores podcast series is produced by Maria Kleinman for Disney Music Group in association with Treefort Media.