Category: Awards

John Williams Honored at 2018 Grammy Salute to Music Legends

The Recording Academy honored its 2018 Special Merit Awards recipients with ‘Grammy Salute To Music Legends’, an awards ceremony and live tribute concert which took place July 14 at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. This year’s honorees included Neil Diamond, Emmylou Harris, Louis Jordan, Queen,…

Williams Conducts ‘Last Jedi’ Piece at Oscar Concert

John Williams was among the performers of the 2018 ‘Oscar Concert’, which took place February 28 as part of the Oscar week celebrations for its 90th anniversary at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. The concert featured never-before-heard arrangements of this…

Williams Wins 24th Grammy Award

John Williams has won the Grammy Award for Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella for “Escapades For Alto Saxophone And Orchestra From Catch Me If You Can”, released last year on The Spielberg/Williams Collaboration Part III. This is Williams’ 24th…

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ FYC Album Online

Disney Studios has released a For Your Consideration album for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which can be downloaded legally from their 2017 FYC website. The FYC album contains about 10 minutes of music not available on the OST (original…

Williams Nominated for the 60th Grammy Awards

John Williams has been nominated for the 2018 Grammy Awards in the category of Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella for “Escapades For Alto Saxophone And Orchestra From Catch Me If You Can”, released earlier this year on The Spielberg/Williams…

Williams Honored by Boston College

John Williams was honored with the President’s Medal for Excellence on September 29 in a ceremony that took place at Boston College’s 25th annual Pops on the Heights gala. Williams has been a friend of Boston College—including several guest appearances…