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, Hookand Jurassic Park.
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
Author Steven C. Smith and composer & conductor William Stromberg discuss the lineage that connects John Williams and the great composers of the Golden Age of Hollywood, including Bernard Herrmann and Max Steiner
Legendary flutist talks her incredible career as a performing artist, the legacy of her own musical family, the phenomenal streak of work as a studio musician in Hollywood and her many collaborations with John Williams on such iconic scores as Hook, Jurassic Park, War Horse and many others.
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.
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 Can
It’s day 2 of the #WilliamsWeek, a celebration of composer John Williams on the occasion of his 88th birthday coming February 8. We continue to cherish the work of the Maestro through inspiring quotes taken from interviews of the past and a piece of music from his extensive body of work for films and the concert hall.