L.A. Studio Legends: The Reunion (Video)

An exclusive video event featuring the great Los Angeles studio musicians reuniting for the first time in years to celebrate John Williams

Hosted and Produced by Maurizio Caschetto and Tim Burden

The Legacy of John Williams is proud to present this exclusive video production dedicated to the legendary Los Angeles studio musicians who performed in dozens of film soundtracks by John Williams, including such iconic scores as Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Hook and Jurassic Park.

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Announcing ‘L.A. STUDIO LEGENDS: The Reunion’ Video Event

An exclusive online video event coming December 23 at The Legacy of John Williams with the great Los Angeles studio musicians reuniting for the first time in years to celebrate John Williams

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Legacy Conversations: Remembering Alexander Courage

A tribute to the legendary award-winning composer, arranger and orchestrator who collaborated with John Williams on many projects over the years, as remembered by his stepdaughter Renata Pompelli

Featuring Special Guest Mike Matessino

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Alexander Courage conducting the score for Superman IV: The Quest For Peace (1987) in London (Photo courtesy of the Alexander Courage Collection, used under permission)

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Tradition! John Williams and ‘Fiddler On The Roof’

Soundtrack Producer Mike Matessino presents the 50th Anniversary Remastered Edition of Fiddler On The Roof and discusses the history and the legacy of the beloved film musical and its importance for the career of John Williams

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Fiddler On The Roof 50th Anniversary Remastered Edition (Artwork by Jim Titus)

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L.A. Studio Legends: Mike Lang

Legendary pianist and keyboardist talks his unparalleled career as a first-call studio musician on thousands of film scores for top film composers, including his many collaborations with John Williams, for whom he played on more than 30 films including The Poseidon Adventure, The Towering Inferno, The Eiger Sanction and Hook

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Photo by Bonnie Perkinson

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Legacy Conversations Video Series Ep.3: Sarah Willis

French Horn player of the Berlin Philharmonic and music educator extraordinaire talks her lifelong love for the music of John Williams and the unforgettable experience of performing his music under the Maestro’s baton

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Legacy Conversations Video Series Ep.2: Emilio Audissino

Distinguished author and scholar discusses the second edition of his acclaimed book The Film Music of John Williams: Reviving Hollywood’s Classical Style, reflecting upon the current status of the academic studies of John Williams’ music and the composer’s place in the history of film music

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Featuring Special Guest Frank Lehman

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Top of the World: John Williams and ‘The Eiger Sanction’

Soundtrack Producer Mike Matessino presents Intrada Records’ new 2-disc expanded edition of John Williams’ score for Clint Eastwood’s alpine thriller, featuring the world premiere release of the original film recording and a remastered version of the 1975 soundtrack album

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L.A. Studio Legends: Stephen Erdody

Cellist extraordinaire talks his distinguished career as a studio musician in Hollywood and his many collaborations with John Williams, including Angela’s Ashes, A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Memoirs of a Geisha and Munich

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Photo courtesy of Stephen Erdody

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Heavens and Dreamscapes: Mike Matessino Talks ‘Always’ and ‘Images’

The esteemed Soundtrack Producer discusses two classic John Williams’ film scores recently released: Steven Spielberg’s 1989 aviation drama Always and Robert Altman’s 1972 cult classic Images

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The new editions of ‘Always’ (La-La Land Records) and ‘Images’ (Quartet Records)

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