Memphis, TN (November 14, 2005)–Writer/director Craig Brewer (Hustle and Flow) has returned to Ardent Studios in Memphis to score his upcoming film Black Snake Moan, starring Samuel L. Jackson, Christina Ricci, and Justin Timberlake. Jackson joined Brewer and music supervisor Scott Bomar to record soundtrack material for the movie. Pictured standing (l-r) at Ardent Studios are: guitarists Luther Dickinson, Cedric Burnside, Samuel L. Jackson, and Kenny Brown. In the foreground are filmmaker Craig Brewer and music supervisor Scott Bomar.
Jackson collaborated on songs for the movie’s soundtrack with guitarist Kenny Brown and Cedric Burnside (grandson of the legendary R.L. Burnside). Ardent’s Matt Martone engineered, Kevin Houston was the Pro Tools operator and Curry Weber assisted.
Black Snake Moan is set to be released in 2006 by Paramount Classics and MTV Films. The title was inspired by a 1920’s song recorded by Texas’ Blind Lemon Jefferson.