Sony Pixel Power calrec Sony

Composer Bob Farnswor of Nashvilles Hummingbird Productions Writes Historic Greatest Generation Anem for 70 Anniversary of D DAY Concerts

02/06/2014

Bob Farnsworth, Award-winning composer and founder of Hummingbird Productions, one of America's leading producers of original music and sound design for the advertising, entertainment, and multi-media industries, has written a remarkable new anthem entitled The Greatest Generation. The new song will be performed by Helen Patton, the granddaughter of legendary World War II General George S. Patton, during two special concerts in Normandy, France (June 5 & June 7) which will be commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the infamous D-Day Invasion.

The weekend of June 5-8, 2014, may be the last time in history that a significant number of World War II veterans who stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, on D-Day, June 6, 1944, to liberate France and end World War II, will gather to remember their heroic actions. President Barack Obama, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden, and many other Heads of State from around the world are expected to join over 14,000 people who will be converging on and near the beaches of Normandy, France, for a series of special events designed to mark the historic 70th Anniversary of that historic achievement.

Helen Patton, granddaughter of legendary WWII U.S. soldier General George S. Patton, and the founder of The Patton Foundation, will be presenting a special music concert at Utah Beach, France, on June 5th and again on June 7th. Entitled The Patton Concerts: Liberation. Reconciliation. For Every Generation, the concerts will present a statement of forgiveness and reconciliation by Ms. Patton, herself a singer. There will be two free open air concerts, one at Utah Beachand the other at N hou, Normandy. There will be performers from the US, the UK, France, the Netherlands and Germany, all on stage together for each concert. The shows will consist of a mix of traditional French chansons, 40s tribute music and classical rock n roll.

The Patton Concerts are FREE open air events. Please see: https://www.facebook.com/PattonConcerts/info

During the concerts, Helen Patton will welcome acclaimed European guitarist Thomas Blug of Germany, winner of The Fender Prize for Best European Guitar Player, and his international band, featuring Holland's Sir Thijs van Leer (knighted by the Queen of The Netherlands for Special Services to Music ) on keyboards. Ms. Patton, herself a singer, will also perform the world premier of a brand new commemorative blockbuster anthem entitled The Greatest Generation. The new song was written by American composers Bob Farnsworth of Hummingbird Productions, along with Darden Smith, and Rabbi Mike Shevack.

Ms. Patton said, The Patton Foundation perpetuates the memory of the World War II Generation' often referred to as the Greatest Generation.' Those of that era, including my grandfather, played a critical role in the liberation of Europe in World War II. Over 200,000 American servicemen died freeing Europe from Adolph Hitler. Now 70 years later, very few of those heroes are still with us, and, unfortunately, the stories of their service and sacrifice have begun to fade over time. Our goal is to perpetuate those memories, so that all Americans, and especially our young people, know the story of these incredibly brave men and women. Our new anthem is just a small way of saying Thank You' to these amazing heroes.

The Patton Concerts 2014, Liberation& Reconciliation For Every Generation, will take place:

June 5th UTAH BEACH, Sainte Marie du Mont at 21h30

and June 7th PATTON HOUSE, N hou, Le Bourg at 20h00

Says Bob Farnsworth, This project was about far more than writing a memorable new song. Our goal here was to craft a very special musical love letter' to the heroes of World War II - the men and women who sacrificed so much so that we, their descendants, could live in a free democracy. We hope that everyone who hears this new anthem, The Greatest Generation,' will understand that this tune was written to thank these remarkable people who never gave up on securing freedom for millions around the world.

Patton Foundation Greatest Generation Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_R1Bwd9-X4&feature=youtu.be

ABOUT HELEN PATTON AND THE PATTON FOUNDATION:

Helen Patton is the Founder and Chairman of The Patton Foundation in the United States and The Patton Stiftung Sustainable Trust in Europe. Both organizations seek to continue liberation and reconciliation for all generations. Ms. Patton is the granddaughter of General George S. Patton, Jr., the WW2 U.S. Commander who played a critical role in the Liberation of Europe.

Ms. Patton's work in supporting multi-ethnic cultural ventures, including those based in challenging locations such as the Balkans, Africa, and the Holy Land, is testament to her determination not to shirk from conflict but to embrace and channel it through cultural exchange and artistic dialogue.

Underscoring Ms. Patton's commitment to honoring the service of those in military uniform, she has toured the globe -- from the Arctic Circle to the Sinai Peninsula, and even along the former Iron Curtain. Among her proudest recognitions is a special citation she received from the U.S.-based Chapel of Four Chaplains, which recognizes Persons who have Rendered Service to Humanity without regard to Race, Religion or Creed.

The Patton Foundation is an IRS 501 (3) non-profit organization devoted to:

connecting the legacy of General George S. Patton, Jr., to the contemporary study and practice of leadership; continuing and expanding the Patton family concern for troops, veterans and their families; helping veterans mend, heal, and reintegrate into their families and communities; and perpetuating the memory of the WWII Generation as an example of service and sacrifice above all.

Please see:

https://www.facebook.com/ThePattonFoundation

and

http://www
LINK: http://news.creativecow.net/story/875914...
See more stories from creativecow

Most recent headlines

07/12/2022

Dalet Flex Takes a Leap Forward

Dalet, a leading technology and service provider for media-rich organizations, today announced key new capabilities available in Dalet Flex that support importa...

04/11/2022

Game better with DTS Headphone:X

The best gamers know DTS Headphone:X technology ups their play. Now major magazines have caught on, too. DTS Headphone:X technology creates immersive soundsc...

08/10/2022

Dalet Next-Gen Solutions at IBC 2022

Dalet, a leading technology and service provider for media-rich organizations, is pleased to announce its return to the IBC Show, held in Amsterdam from Septemb...

14/08/2022

Gomora' actress Bukiwe Keva allegedly fired via WhatsApp

Gomora' actress Bukiwe Keva allegedly fired via WhatsAppPopular actress Bukiwe Keva, who played Asanda in Gomora' was allegedly fired via WhatsApp text...

13/08/2022

Weather Channel Works with Amobee on Data-Driven Ads

The Weather Channel said it is licensing Amobee's advertising platform to plan data-driven linear ad campaigns....

13/08/2022

CCIA Launches Research Center

The Computer & Communications Industry Association is launching a data and analytics arm, the CCIA Research Center. The idea is to oversee economic research an...

13/08/2022

Former Scripps Exec Jonathan Katz Named President of Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment

Jonathan Katz, who launched the Katz Networks and sold them to E.W. Scripps, was...

13/08/2022

Chris Malone Promoted to CFO of Byron Allen's Allen Media Group

Byron Allen's Allen Media Group said it promoted Christopher Malone to CFO....

13/08/2022

Shannon Bream Gets Permanent Fox News Sunday Gig

Shannon Bream, a 15-year Fox News veteran, has been tapped to succeed Chris Wallace as host of Fox News Sunday. She has been guest hosting the Sunday-morning pu...

13/08/2022

Crown Media Family Networks Rebrands as Hallmark Media

Crown Media Family Networks is changing its name to Hallmark Media....

13/08/2022

NAB: FCC Should Sunset ATSC 1.0 Simulcasting Requirement

Given a once in a century pandemic, no additional spectrum and unparalleled regulatory requirements, broadcasters say their transition to ATSC 3.0 next generati...

13/08/2022

Peakto 1.0.5 Bigger. Better. Stronger. Faster.

Peakto 1.0.5 Bigger. Better. Stronger. Faster. Brie Clayton August 12, 2022 0 Comments CYME announces the release of Peakto 1.0.5, an improved version ...

13/08/2022

Ateliere Media Supply Chain Solutions Modernize OTT Workflows and Supercharge Content Libraries in the Cloud at IBC2022

Ateliere Media Supply Chain Solutions Modernize OTT Workflows and Supercharge Co...

13/08/2022

As Berklee Valencia Turns 10, Grads Reflect on the Campuss Personal Impact

As Berklee Valencia Turns 10, Grads Reflect on the Campuss Personal Impact In this video series, hear the stories of Berklee Valencia alumni from around the g...

13/08/2022

Someone's reality': Gomora' fans are triggered by Buhle's death

Someone's reality': Gomora' fans are triggered by Buhle's death Gomora' viewers are heartbroken by Buhle's death, who got shot and kill...

13/08/2022

Daily devotion: Your bible verse and prayer for 13 August 2022

Daily devotion: Your bible verse and prayer for 13 August 2022GOOD MORNING! Here's your daily bible verse and prayer to get you ready and excited about your...

13/08/2022

The Queen' fans are fed up with Olerato and the new family

The Queen' fans are fed up with Olerato and the new family The Queen' viewers are puzzled by the new family, Thando's disappearance, Olerato attitud...

12/08/2022

El rapero mexicano Santa Fe Klan presenta Mundo, su lbum ms personal, con contenido nico para sus fans en Spotify

Con apenas 22 a os, ngel Jair Quezada, quien se hace llamar Santa Fe Klan, es u...

12/08/2022

In Conversation: Winning Time

The HBO original series Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty re-creates the Los Angeles Lakers' historic climb to prominence over the rest of the NB...

12/08/2022

SAFTAs16 open call for in memorial segment.

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Sport, Arts, and Culture and custodian of the SAFTAs is calling all South Africans...

12/08/2022

Boston Conservatory at Berklee Dancers to Perform at KCON Los Angeles

Boston Conservatory at Berklee Dancers to Perform at KCON Los Angeles Thirteen dance students will perform four times throughout the convention, including ope...

12/08/2022

Cloud cover for Spanish theatre festival

A 4K cloud workflow from TVU Networks has enabled the broadcast of Spain's Almagro Classical Theater Festival for RTVE, who deployed a multi-camera producti...

12/08/2022

My IBC: Andrew Starks, AIMS board member

In a new series of features, Future speaks to a selection of industry stakeholders about their typical IBC routines, and what theyre looking forward to at this ...

12/08/2022

Disneys DTC Subs Surpass Netflix

BURBANK, Calif. As Disney announced significant subscription price increases (opens in new tab) for its streaming services and launch dates for a lower-cost ad-...

12/08/2022

RTVE Deploys TVU Networks Cloud Technology

ALMAGRO, Spain Spanish national public broadcaster Radiotelevisi n Espa ola (RTVE) in July used cloud-based 4K and 5G live production technology from TVU Networ...

12/08/2022

Olympic Broadcasting Services Lays Out Initial Plans for Paris 2024

PARIS With just under two years to go until the start of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) has revealed its initial plans for th...

12/08/2022

Producer Evan Shapiro to Keynote NAB Show New York Opening

WASHINGTON Award-winning film producer Evan Shapiro will keynote the 2022 NAB Show New York opening event. In his presentation, Bringing Media Into the Current...

12/08/2022

FTC Eyes Rules Cracking Down on 'Commercial Surveillance'

WASHINGTON D.C. The Federal Trade Commission has announced it is exploring rules to crack down on harmful commercial surveillance and lax data security....

12/08/2022

SDVI to Highlight Rally Enhancements at IBC2022

AMSTERDAM At the 2022 IBC Show in Amsterdam, Sept 9-13, SDVI will showcase the latest developments in media supply chain optimization, including net-zero emissi...

12/08/2022

A+E to Launch Crime+Investigation Play' DTC Service in U.K.

LONDON A+E Networks UK & EMEA has announced that it will launch the direct-to-consumer true crime streaming service Crime+Investigation Play on the 5th of Septe...

12/08/2022

Sky Studios Elstree Selects Xytech Systems Resource Management Software

BOREHAMWOOD, U.K. Sky Studios Elstree, a joint venture of Sky and NBCUniversal, has selected Xytech Systems resource management software for its complete operat...

12/08/2022

Chicken Soup Closes Redbox Deal

COS COB, Conn. & OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment has announced that the company has completed the acquisition of Redbox Entertain...

12/08/2022

HBO Max Creates 'Our Flag Means Death' Using Blackmagic Design

FREMONT, Calif. Blackmagic Design has announced that the HBO Max series Our Flag Means Death used extensive Blackmagic Design products to create the stunning ...

12/08/2022

NDI: Connection without complication

TVBEurope sits down for a Q&A with Tarif Sayed, president and GM of NDI Global, to discuss his background, his path to NDI, and what makes it a great fit for co...

12/08/2022

The Guys from IPnema

As open-standards-based IP has come of age as a network protocol for the broadcast, AV and corporate sectors, the emphasis has moved from making essence transpo...

12/08/2022

Canon Releases New PTZ Protocols for CR-N500 and CR-N300 4K PTZ Cameras

Canon Releases New PTZ Protocols for CR-N500 and CR-N300 4K PTZ Cameras Brie Clayton August 11, 2022 0 Comments Canon CR-N500 and CR-N300 Firmware Upd...

12/08/2022

PHABRIX launches QxP - The portable QxL

PHABRIX launches QxP - The portable QxL Brie Clayton August 11, 2022 0 Comments PHABRIX, a broadcast test & measurement innovator, has announced the la...

12/08/2022

VEGAS Creative Software Launches VEGAS Pro 20

VEGAS Creative Software Launches VEGAS Pro 20 Brie Clayton August 11, 2022 0 Comments VEGAS Pro 20 Enhances Cloud Collaboration with New VEGAS Hub Feat...

12/08/2022

ATOMOS CONNECT and SHOGUN CONNECT new firmware enables Frame.io Camera to Cloud workflows

ATOMOS CONNECT and SHOGUN CONNECT new firmware enables Frame.io Camera to Cloud ...

12/08/2022

MUVHANGO: Watch tonight's episode, 12 August 2022 [VIDEO]

MUVHANGO: Watch tonight's episode, 12 August 2022 [VIDEO]Missed an episode of Muvhango? No problem! Watch all the latest episodes of Muvhango soapie right h...

12/08/2022

UZALO: Watch tonight's episode, 12 August 2022 [VIDEO]

UZALO: Watch tonight's episode, 12 August 2022 [VIDEO]Missed an episode of Uzalo? No problem! Watch all the latest episodes of Uzalo soapie right here,don&#...

12/08/2022

SKEEM SAAM: Watch tonight's episode, 12 August 2022 [VIDEO]

SKEEM SAAM: Watch tonight's episode, 12 August 2022 [VIDEO]Missed an episode of Skeem Saam? No problem! Watch all the latest episodes of Skeem Saam soapie r...

12/08/2022

HOUSE OF ZWIDE: Watch tonight's episode, 12 August 2022 [VIDEO]

HOUSE OF ZWIDE: Watch tonight's episode, 12 August 2022 [VIDEO]Missed an episode of House of Zwide ? No problem! Watch all the latest episodes of House of Z...

12/08/2022

GOMORA: Watch tonight's episode, 12 August 2022 [VIDEO]

GOMORA: Watch tonight's episode, 12 August 2022 [VIDEO]Missed an episode of gomora? No problem! Just watch all the latest episodes of gomora soapie right he...

12/08/2022

SCANDAL: Watch tonight's episode, 12 August 2022 [VIDEO]

SCANDAL: Watch tonight's episode, 12 August 2022 [VIDEO]Missed an episode of Scandal ? No problem! Watch all the latest episodes of Scandal soapie right her...

12/08/2022

GENERATIONS: Watch tonight's episode, 12 August 2022 [VIDEO]

GENERATIONS: Watch tonight's episode, 12 August 2022 [VIDEO]Missed an episode of Generation The Legacy? No problem! Watch all the latest episodes of Generat...

12/08/2022

The Artist Version Remix: Super Stereo/Mondo Mono

After the July 27 post on the Super Stereo and Mondo Mono FX Chain for Studio One Professional, there was interest in a version for Artist. I've always said...

12/08/2022

From Sapling to Forest: Five Sustainability and Employment Initiatives We're Nurturing in India

For over a decade, NVIDIA has invested in social causes and communities in India...

12/08/2022

The Russell Howard Hour returns to Sky Max on Thursday 8th September at 10pm

Russell Howard is back to share his hilarious takes on the spiralling headlines with the 6th series of The Russell Howard Hour, coming to Sky MAX and streaming ...

12/08/2022

We picked' a great day for it!

Posted on 12 Aug 2022 ICG joined local volunteers and Coastal Conservationist and Marine Medic, Tracey Hope for the daily beach clean on the Fylde coast at St ...