John Williams and John Powell – Solo: A Star Wars Story

There's a new Star Wars film.  Perhaps you've heard something about it by now.  A new film means a new score.  For me, that's as exciting as the film itself, perhaps better. Solo: A Star Wars Story is the second in the series of anthology films set outside of the numbered Skywalker films that comprise … Continue reading John Williams and John Powell – Solo: A Star Wars Story

Joel McNeely – Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire

Contrary to popular belief, the Star Wars Expanded Universe (now known as Legends) was never considered official canon in the years before the Disney buyout.  But what if I told you that one novel in that entire line was very nearly elevated to that elite status by the Maker himself, George Lucas?  What if I … Continue reading Joel McNeely – Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire

DSO – Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert

A Note from the Composer: In creating the character Indiana Jones, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg introduced an enduring and much loved figure into the pantheon of fictional movie heroes.  Raiders of the Lost Ark was illuminated by the superb comedy-action performance of Harrison Ford and enlivened by the spirited direction of Steven Spielberg. Speaking … Continue reading DSO – Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert

Pre-Order!

There is a great disturbance in the Force. The soundtrack for Star Wars: The Last Jedi is now available for pre-order at several sites, to be released December 15.  I've already plunked down my money.  Of course I did.  Of course. There are currently no spoilerific track titles available that I've seen.  If there is a … Continue reading Pre-Order!