Michael Abel The Burial

“The Burial” Music Composer Michael Abels Talks Creating The Score, Why Jamie Foxx Was Picked As the Lead Actor, & Advice for Aspiring Music Composers

Jamie Foxx has officially returned to the big screen in the highly anticipated film “The Burial”. Inspired by true events, funeral homeowner Jeremiah O’Keefe played by Academy Award winner Tommy Lee Jones enlists the help of smooth-talking attorney Willie E. Gary is played by Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx to save his family business that is in shambles. Egos are tested, but the pair form an undeniable bond, while exposing corporate corruption and racial injustice. From beginning to end you will see a test of faith that ultimately leads to inspirational triumph. But Michael Abels role in The Burial is just as significant as the Academy Award Winners, movie goers will see.

As many people have had a hand in this movie, one person who lended their raw creativity is music composer Micheal Abels. Abels composed the music for The Burial, allowing him to show fans that Us is not the only movie his musical talents will be felt on. I had a chance to speak with him about his role in The Burial, finding success in the film industry and advice he would give to aspiring music composers who want to work on films. Check it out below. 

The Burial is now available for streaming via Prime Video. This film is on track to be one of the best movies of the year. Be sure to check it out! 

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