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John Williams Liked Early Cut of ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ Very Much; Already Wrote 25 Minutes of the Film’s Score

Star Wars : The Rise of Skywalker will complete a nine-movie story, being dubbed the “Skywalker Saga”, later this year. The film will also be the final musical score by legendary composer John Williams. Williams spoke recently to Ben Hoyle of The Times, giving a brief update on his progress creating his final Star Wars score, […]

John Williams Recovering Well from Illness

Good news came today on the topic of John Williams’ recent illness. Last week we reported on the composer’s sudden and unexpected absence from a concert he was intended to conduct in London. Mr. Williams came down with an illness after traveling to London and needed to be hospitalized. Today, SoundTrackFest has some news from […]

Happy Birthday John Williams! Legendary Star Wars Composer Turns 86 Today

Happy birthday to one of the all-time greats – the legendary composer John Williams turns 86 years old today! Grant Davis (Pomojema)Grant has been a fan of Star Wars for as long as he can remember, having seen every movie on the big screen. When he’s not hard at work with his college studies, he keeps himself […]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Number Of Tracks On The John Williams Score Revealed

While the names of the compositions for the new songs on the soundtrack to Star Wars: The Last Jedi has yet to be fully revealed, we now know just how many musical pieces we’ll hear on the standard release of the OST. Grant Davis (Pomojema)Grant has been a fan of Star Wars for as long as he can […]

John Williams: Details Behind Creating a Score, the Magic Dust of Star Wars

Earlier this week Rian Johnson and John Williams took to social media to share a special message on May the 4th. With the score near completion,  Williams is currently working feverishly to put the final touches on the next chapter in the Star Wars saga, The Last Jedi. Most of us don’t know the process of what goes in to […]

Star Wars Episode VIII Score Begins Recording This Month.

A brief detail in a recent interview with John Williams reveals that the maestro will begin work on Star Wars Episode VIII later in December. Grant Davis (Pomojema)Grant has been a fan of Star Wars for as long as he can remember, having seen every movie on the big screen. When he’s not hard at work with his college […]

York Symphony Orchestra to Have a Special Concert Celebrating John Williams’ 85th Birthday!

The York Symphony Orchestra will honor legendary film composer, John Williams at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center for his 85th birthday this Saturday night. The evening is said to feature pieces from Star Wars, Indiana Jones, E.T., Harry Potter, Jurassic Park, Saving Private Ryan and more, plus some “visual surprises from Rogue One”! Read on […]

Watch George Lucas, Steven Spielberg & More Salute the Legendary Music of John Williams

As the legendary John Williams is getting ready to work on the score for the much-anticipated ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’, we can only imagine what the Maestro will have in store for us. While we wait, a few new clips have been released online showcasing friends and collaborators sharing their thoughts about the music of […]

What Exactly Did John Williams Say About his Start of Episode VIII Scoring!

Yesterday we posted an article with the cool title that John Williams will start working on Episode VIII in a few weeks time. Now thanks to one of our readers we have Williams’ exact words, and it seems that the report we quoted might not be that accurate after all. Val Trichkov (Viral Hide)Founder of […]

John Williams Starts Working on the Score of Episode VIII in a Few Weeks!

Yesterday legendary composer John Williams returned to Tanglewood to lead the Boston Pops through some of the most memorable pieces he has written for the “Star Wars” films. During the event Williams briefly spoke about his upcoming work on Episode VIII… Val Trichkov (Viral Hide)Founder of SWNN, MNN and The Cantina forums. Born on April […]

J.J. Abrams Talks his Favorite John Williams Star Wars Track.

J.J. Abrams shares his thoughts on his favorite Star Wars soundtrack cues and fans finally get to see legendary composer John Williams receive his AFI Life Achievement award tonight on television. Read on for more details. Chad Stevens (Sen Cosmicflight)

John Williams Receives AFI Lifetime Achievement Award. George Lucas Retires from Filmmaking.

  At a ceremony in Los Angeles last night, John Williams became the first ever composer to receive AFI’s lifetime achievement award. The star studded affair celebrated Williams 150+ composing credits and celebrated a man who has had an immeasurable impact on the world of film. Variety has a story this morning on the events […]

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