Marine Band Celebrates 215th Anniversary with John Williams

WASHINGTON – In celebration of the Marine Band’s 215th anniversary, “The President’s Own” recently experienced the gift of music and friendship during a rehearsal and recording session with the renowned composer and conductor John Williams, the latest collaboration in a relationship between two American musical icons. And it all started with a rising Marine major and his fortuitous letter to the son of a jazz drummer. – Full article at DVIDS — See also: Recording sessions photo gallery

VIDEO: Marine Band Celebrates Anniversary with John Williams

VIDEO: Marine Band Director Interviews John Williams