Ozie's History

A journey through life, love and music.
October, 2023
Ozie interviewed on the Way of Will John Podcast
A cosmic conversation with acclaimed host Will John! We discuss the secrets to manifestation, life, death and the nature of reality itself.
JANUARY 14, 2023
Springfield Symphony Orchestra performs Ozie Cargile's "The Audacity of Hope"
Conducted by Maestro Kevin Scott, the Springfield Symphony Orchestra performed Ozie Cargile's symphonic fanfare "The Audacity of Hope" written in honor of President Barack Obama. This is the first time that the Springfield Symphony Orchestra has performed a concert of all Black music in it's over 100-year history during a concert honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 14, 2023.
The Laws of Consciousness App Released
Based on the cosmic book by Ozie Cargile and Charles Hopkins, the Laws of Consciousness app is finally here! Download The Laws of Consciousness app from the Google Play store to discover the mysteries of the universe and higher consciousness. In addition to the digital text, the audiobook is recorded by the author, complete with a beautiful, meditative piano score. This is a perfect self-help book for those who want to understand the nature of reality obtain a greater understanding of who they are.
Ozie Cargile to score Afrime film Mfinda!
Ozie Cargile is honored to write the orchestral score for Mfinda, history's first Afrime feature film produced by N LITE Media. Synopsis: A young girl named Odi faces familial crisis and political turmoil in 1970's Democratic Republic of Congo. When danger comes close to home, she is transported to the Mfinda, a magical spirit forest in precolonial Kingdom of Kongo. Created by Patience Lekien. Story by Patience Lekien, Christiano Malik Terry, Donald H. Hewitt
Ozie Scores Bobby Wilson Story
Directed and produced by Orlando-based filmmaker Tony Grier, of AQuest Films, “The Last Teardrop” documents the story of Bobby Brooks Wilson, the son of Rock N Roll Legend Jackie Wilson.
Ozie Cargile Scores "The Heart of a Mission" for Dax Dasilva's Age of Union
In a remote corner of the Peruvian Amazon, a small start-up non-profit of indigenous and international conservationists, Jungle Keepers, come together to protect an area of rainforest the size of Rhode Island.
Ozie Scores Corey Damen Jenkins MasterClass
Considered one of the most prominent interior designers working today, Corey Damen Jenkins creates elevated spaces for clients across the globe and believes everyone should have access to great design. This masterclass features an original score by Ozie Cargile.
Flames Premieres at Tribeca with Cargile Score
Written and Directed by Deondray Gossfield and Quincy Le Near, the film follows two childhood friends: Ahmad, a streetwise, college-bound scholar on the precipice of a new, bright future, and Sadik, a rehabilitated hooligan grappling with his identity, find themselves alone together before Ahmad’s graduation party in the woods. Soon, unresolved issues and old resentments ignite a forbidden blaze between them that must be doused if Ahmad is to have any chance of escaping the past.
Cargile Scores Eddie Bauer Series
Find Yourself Outside: Re-Writing The Story Of The Outdoors: In this short film Eddie Bauer One Outside leader Ron Griswell shares his earliest memories of the outdoors and how the power of nature has helped him unlock his freedom, conquer his fears, and empowered him to be a mentor to other sin his community...especially those who have historically been marginalized and underrepresented in the outdoors.
Cargile Scores Shoga Film's "Smoke, Lilies, and Jade"
"Smoke, Lilies and Jade" is a narrative short directed by Deondray and Quincy Gossfiled based on Richard Bruce Nugent's ground-breaking 1927 prose poem. One of the first positive depictions of same-sex desire in American letters, our visually rich adaptation of Nugent's story celebrates the untold history of the queer Harlem Renaissance.
SEPTEMBER 18, 2020
The MiMs Release The Laws of Consciousness
The Majestic Increaser of My Strength, Charles Hopkins and Ozie Cargile release the premiere book on consciousness describing the mysteries of the Universe. Available on Amazon. gebook.at/consciousness
Ozie and Charles Launch Development of VR Game
An animated virtual reality experience, “The Majestic Increaser of My Strength” tells the story of two young men who discover that they are cosmic soul mates. They embark on a journey to overcome The Resistance, a dark energy whose goal is to stop them from realizing the full super power of their connection: a telepathic synergy that would raise the consciousness of their futuristic, dystopian society during the Age of Aquarius.
Ozie Scores 3rd Season of "The Chadwick Journals"
“The Chadwick Journals” is a 3-season series featured on Amazon Prime that deals with psychological and sexual journeys of men of color while they lead double lives and explore their identities. Deondray Gossett, a Los Angeles native, has been writing and producing this series since 2011. Married to Deondray, Quincy Le Near is also a producer and director of this series. Below, both masterminds share their experiences and insights related to creating the series:
JULY 9 – 22, 2019
Ozie Becomes Sundance Fellow
Composer/pianist Ozie Cargile is one of eight fellows selected to participate in the prestigious 2019 Sundance Film Music and Sound Design Lab directed by Peter Golub in collaboration with Skywalker Sound.
FEBRUARY 20, 2019
Collaboration with Victory Boyd
Cargile collaborates with Victory Boyd, orchestrating string arrangements for her upcoming album.
JANUARY 7, 2019
Ozie Moves to Los Angeles
Ozie drives over 2000 miles from Detroit to Los Angeles with his love Charles Hopkins to pursue their dreams.
Ozie Scores Reflection
Ozie scores "Reflection" an animated short directed by Sydney Bergman and produced by Hannah Park. The story is about a high school girl who tries to give up what she loves so as to fit in, until her reflection comes to life to remind her of her true self. It currently has more than 19 million views on YouTube.
AUGUST 12, 2017
Creation of the Universe
Cargile releases Creation of the Universe as a video presentation curated and edited by himself.
NOVEMBER 16, 2016
Quicklessons Piano Course Book Released
The 352-page course book is released on Amazon.com
JULY 19, 2016
Cargile Scores “My Life Matters” Campaign
Cargile’s work Solidarity is used to underscore the “My Life Matters” campaign by Blackout for Human Rights lead by Ava DuVernay and Ryan Coogler.
DECEMBER 14, 2015
Ozie Sings in LG V10 Commercial
Cargile’s appearance and vocals featured in internationally syndicated commercial produced by HitRECord for LG’s new V10 smart phone.
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
The In-Between Moments Short film
The In-Between Moments Short film
Cargile appears in collaborative short film all about those beautiful, unexpected little moments that happen in-between the important stuff.
AUGUST 3, 2015
Ozie in Vienna
Cargile he successfully completes the Hollywood Music Workshop in Baden, Austria, where he took classes in orchestration and arranging with Conrad Pope and Nan Schwartz.
MARCH 18, 2015
Quicklessons DVD’s Released
Cargile releases Quicklessons DVD’s on Amazon.
Quicklessons Becomes Top Piano Course on Udemy
Ozie’s Quicklessons Piano Course becomes the most popular piano course on Udemy.com with more than 10,000 students enrolled around the world.
MARCH 12, 2014
Cargile Scores Cornerstone Documentary
Cargile composes the score for "Open Doors", a documentary by the Foundation for Community Inspiration and Cornerstone Schools in Detroit. The film directed by James Witcher explores the success of the Cornerstone arts program headed by Kathy Ferris, where all students at school learn to play a musical instrument.
JANUARY 16, 2014
HitRECord on TV Premieres on Pivot
The Emmy Award winning series featuring music composed by Ozie Cargile, premieres on Pivot cable.
JANUARY 7, 2014
Hans Zimmer Features Cargile's Work
Cargile’s competition entry “The Door Opens” is featured in the Hans Zimmer's Bleeding Fingers Contest. The Panel of Judges includes Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe, Junkie XL, Jacob Shea, Russell Emanuel and Steve Kofsky.
APRIL 19, 2103
The Sound of Detroit Electric
Cargile completes the theme for the Detroit Electric Car Company, which is later featured at the Shanghai Auto Show.
JUNE 5, 2013
“Bring it Back!”
Cargile presents “Bring it Back” a dynamic music video celebrating Detroit’s Rebirth. It is presented to Dan Gilbert’s Opportunity Detroit campaign in collaboration with Cedric Berry, James Witcher, Nolan Mersier, and Jonathan Parks.
DECEMBER 9, 2012
The Paid Piper
Cargile premieres an animated short featuring his music. This was done a collaborative project on HitRECord.org, based on the classic Pied Piper Story adapted by Sarah Daly (Metaphorest with a twist ending.
OCTOBER 12, 2012
Cargile Wins G-Technology Competition
G-Technology™ Announces People's Choice And Category Winners For Its 2012 'Driven Creativity' Competition. Cargile’s Voyager: Post-Apocalyptic Messenger wins the Professional Music Category.
APRIL 17, 2012
Turn It Around
WXYZ-TV Detroit premieres the official theme of its Detroit 2020 broadcast, Turn it Around by Cedric Berry, featuring Rock Nation managed by Ozie Cargile.
JANUARY 16, 2012
Strawberry Bootlaces Premiers at Sundance
The HitRECord golden-age collaboration between David Sugarman, Ozie Cargile, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and the HitRECord family premieres at Sundance.
OCTOBER 27, 2011
Hevn and Urth
Ozie premieres animated short featuring his underscore to the voice over performed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt. It tells the story of two stories that fall in love and create the universe together.
October 10, 2011
HitRECord Fall Formal at the Orpheum in Los Angeles
Ozie Cargile accompanies Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s performance of Morgan M. Morgansen’s Date with Destiny at this star-studded event.
MARCH 12, 2011
Song for Humanity World Premiere
In 2010, Boulder Symphony Music Director Devin Hughes commissioned Ozie Cargile to compose a choral orchestral work to serve as a precursor to Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. Song for Humanity is premiered by the Boulder Symphony on March 12, 2011 in collaboration with the 120‐voice Boulder Chorale, conducted by Maestro Devin Hughes, to great applause.
Ozie Creates Piano Course
Ozie releases “Learning Piano for Songwriters and Composers, which would later become the Quicklessons Piano Course. The course for beginner and intermediate students focus on teaching yourself to play piano by ear, in addition to reading chord charts and sheet music.
JANUARY 16, 2009
Cargile Named Composer-in-Residence
Cargile is the composer‐in‐residence for the Black Pioneers in Music Performance operatic concert series produced by Fred Peterbark. Program features Cargile’s orchestral works The Audacity of Hope and Epoch: Opening of the Heavens performed by the Lamont Symphony Orchestra conducted by Maestro Lawrence Golan in Boulder, Colorado.

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