Guitarist, songwriter and film composer Trevor Rabin will receive the Henry Mancini Career Achievement Award on June 28, 2012 at the ASCAP Film & TV Music Awards in Beverly Hills, California. The award recognizes leading film composers whose achievements have made a significant impact on the film industry. Past recipients include Academy award winning composers' Hans Zimmer, James Horner, and Howard Shore.
Rabin recently returned to his performing roots with his first solo album in over two decades, Jacaranda.
Trevor Rabin is an icon in rock and film music. While a member of Yes, he penned hit songs including platinum-selling "Owner of a Lonely Heart." Prior to Yes, the South African native toured his country with a bi-racial anti-apartheid band. As a composer his visceral scores include Armageddon and National Treasure. His music from the racially-themed film, Remember the Titans became the inspirational music that Barack Obama adopted to underscore his presidential acceptance speech.