This heartwarming video is exactly why John Williams is such an icon

18 July 2016, 10:43 | Updated: 15 February 2017, 17:23

star wars outside john williams house

Trumpeter Bryce Hayashi and flugel player Mickle Miller bravely took on one of the most famous film themes of all time: standing in the composer’s front garden.

John Williams’ music from Star Wars is surely the most iconic film score of the modern era, and has an endless legion of musician fans. So what’s the best way to make yourself known to the composer? 

These intrepid musicians decided that playing the main theme from Star Wars IN JOHN WILLIAMS’ GARDEN would be the ideal tribute. Bryce Hayashi and Mickle Miller (who uploaded the video to YouTube) certainly have chutzpah.

But how did the great composer react when he realised there were some fans on the street outside his house?

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