‘A New Recording Contract for Pops’ (1989)

A NEW RECORDING CONTRACT FOR POPS By Richard Dyer, Globe Staff The Boston Globe, page 110, December 14th, 1989 John Williams and the Boston Pops signed a new recording contract with Sony Classical, a division of CBS records, on Monday.…

‘The Sugarplum Fairy Talks Turkey’ (1989)

THE SUGARPLUM FAIRY TALKS TURKEY By Richard Dyer, Globe Staff The Boston Globe, page 24, November 26th, 1989 “All Christmas observances in our family are fairly traditional,” says Boston Pops conductor, John Williams, “with gifts and lots of slimming things…

‘You Will Be Hearing From Him’ (1989)

YOU’LL BE HEARING FROM HIM By Richard Dyer, Globe Staff The Boston Globe, page 77, August 31st, 1989 LENOX — Timothy Morrison has returned from Hollywood, where he made his first movie, “Born on the Fourth of July.” You won’t…

‘John Williams’ Pursuit of Excellence’ (1989)

JOHN WILLIAMS’ PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE By Marian Christy, Globe Staff The Boston Globe, page 21, July 4th, 1989 John Williams, conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra since l980, describes himself as a cool professional. “I don’t have the aspect of…

‘Orchestrating Indiana Jones’ (1989)

ORCHESTRATING ‘INDIANA JONES’ By Fernando Gonzalez, Globe Staff The Boston Globe, page 91, June 18th, 1989 The music business thrives on stories of overnight fame and million-dollar contracts. For most musicians, success means simply making a living doing what they…