'Huckabees' Composer Juggles Songwriting and Performance

Jon Brion helps shape the careers of music industry pioneers. He composes music for some of Hollywood's most creative directors, and performs in a Los Angeles club every Friday night in front a sellout crowd. Hear NPR's Elizabeth Blair.

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Correction Nov. 1, 2004

In this profile of musician Jon Brion, a song by the group The Smiths was misidentified. The correct title is "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now."

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