John Williams celebrates eighty trips around the sun

Via Happy 80th Birthday, John Williams

Here is a look at five of his must-listen movie score moments and some of his reflections on writing them.

John Williams is 80 years old. He is the reason why I continued playing piano when I was growing up. The five pieces this article discusses are classics, but my favorite piece of his to listen to and to play still is the Theme from Jurassic Park. Get it here for piano: Jurassic Park (Piano Solo Songbook)