John Williams Honored by Education Through Music-LA; Reveals Steven Spielberg Played Clarinet on ‘Jaws’ Theme

Los Angeles made a strong case for improvisation Sunday night at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles as it honored venerable composer John Williams and music educator Linda Mouradian. Composer Michael Giacchino, best known for scoring Pixar’s Up and all 120 episodes of Lost, filled in for scheduled-but-indisposed host Richard Dreyfuss with energetic banter and great auctioneering efficiency. – Full article at The Hollywood Reporter