ASCAP has bestowed the honor of the Henry Mancini Award in recognition of his outstanding achievements and contributions to the world of film music. Joel and Ethan Coen sent a congratulatory video for the event which took place May 11th. Burwell has scored every Coen Brothers film except O Brother, Where Art Thou? Since they collaborated on Blood Simple which happened to be Burwell and the Coens’ first film. Burwell’s upcoming films include A Serious Man and Where the Wild Things Are. If you’d like to hear more of Carter Burwell’s work check out Radio Burwell on his website.