Reflecting on the differences, the similarities and the conjuctions between the two “score masters” of the modern era of film scoring: John Williams and Jerry Goldsmith.
The Legacy of John Williams is proud to present an essay by distinguished Italian film critic, film music historian and university professor Roberto Pugliese dedicated to the art and the legacy of the legendary composers in conjuction with today’s premiere of Score Masters: Celebrating John Williams and Jerry Goldsmith, an online event co-produced by The Legacy of John Williams, The Goldsmith Odyssey and the Ipswich Film Theatre.
Continue reading “Two Masters, One Artform”
A Special Online Event Coming February 8, 2021Continue reading “Announcing ‘SCORE MASTERS: Celebrating John Williams and Jerry Goldsmith’”
A selection of American-sounding pieces by the Maestro, curated and presented by The Legacy of John Williams, to celebrate Inauguration DayContinue reading “John Williams: The American Sound”
Legendary saxophonist and woodwind specialist talks his career as studio musician in Los Angeles, from his early days as session player to his collaborations with Maestro John Williams, including the stunning alto saxophone solos he performed on the score for Steven Spielberg’s 2002 film Catch Me If You CanContinue reading “L.A. Studio Legends: Dan Higgins”
Revisiting one of the true classics from the Spielberg/Williams collaboration and its profound impact on the collective memory on two generations of moviegoers and film music lovers
by Maurizio CaschettoContinue reading “JAWS at 45”
Exclusive video podcast with soundtrack record producer Mike Matessino discussing his restoration work on John Williams’s thrilling score for the sci-fi classic directed by Steven Spielberg in 2005
Hosted by Maurizio Caschetto and Tim Burden
Audio-only version available:Continue reading ““They’re Already Here”: Mike Matessino Talks ‘War of the Worlds’”