Pictured in Ocean Way’s Studio A during horn and percussion sessions for the 2014 World Cup theme are (l-r) Ryan Reault, assistant engineer; Claude Mitchell, ESPN coordinating director of music, Wayne Bergeron, trumpet; Lisle Moore, composer/producer; Bryan Hofheins, CCO Warner Chappelle / NonStop Music; Wesley Seidman, recording engineer; Alex Acuna, percussion (not pictured). Photo by David Goggin.
Hollywood, CA (June 12, 2014)—New theme music for ESPN’s FIFA World Cup Brazil coverage was recently recorded in Ocean Way’s Studio A.
The new ESPN World Cup theme music was recorded with trumpeter Wayne Bergeron and percussion virtuoso Alex Acuna with Lisle Moore, composer/producer; Bryan Hofheins, CCO, Warner Chappelle/NonStop Music, and Claude Mitchell, coordinating director of music, ESPN.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup is the 20th FIFA World Cup international football tournament, taking place in Brazil today through July, 13, 2014. This is the second time Brazil has hosted the competition. Brazil will become the fifth country to have hosted the FIFA World Cup twice, after Mexico, Italy, France and Germany.
This is the first World Cup to be held in South America since the 1978 FIFA World Cup in Argentina, the first time two consecutive World Cups are staged outside Europe and the first time two consecutive World Cups are staged in the Southern Hemisphere (the 2010 FIFA World Cup was held in South Africa). Spain is the defending champion, having won FIFA World Cup 2010, defeating the Netherlands in the final.