The Gazette talked with Randy Newman, the Oscar winning singer/songwriter about a fundraising concert in Iowa City, as well as writing politically charged songs and his upcoming work. Says the article:
In addition to his upcoming pop album, Newman is staying busy making soundtracks for movies. He’s working on music for "The Princess and the Frog," Disney’s first traditionally animated (2-D) film since 2004. He’s also working on tunes for "Toy Story 3."
Newman has composed the scores for a number of Pixar films including both Toy Story’s, A Bug’s Life, Cars and Monster’s, Inc.