From TUBENET: "It is with great sorrow that I inform you all that Tommy Johnson passed away last night from complications related to kidney cancer, a battle that he has been waging for the last couple of months..... He will be sorely missed." Tommy Johnson truly was a legend of Tuba playing. You may not know his name, but you'll all have heard him. He was one of the most recorded Tuba players ever, with over 2000 film scores to his name. He was baesd in LA and was first call with most of the studio orchestras there, as well as standard orchestras Some of these movies include: Robin Hood, Back to the Future 1, 2, & 3, Jaws 1, 2, 3, & 4, Close Encounter of The Third Kind, Karate Kid I, II, & III, Police Academy I, II, III, IV, & V, Silverado, Indiana Jones, Star Trek I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VIII, & IX, The Natural, The Godfather 1, 2, & 3, A League of Their Own, Alien III, Batman Returns, Beetle Juice, Death Becomes Her, Unforgiven, The Babe, The Addams Family, Toy Story, Honeymoon in Vegas, Honey, Grumpier Old Men, Father of the Bride 2, Die Hard 1 & 2, Crimson Tide, Beethoven 1 & 2, Lethal Weapon I, II, III & IV, A Few Good Men, Bodyguard, Dracula, Waiting to Exhale, Under Siege I & II, The Last of the Mohicans, Flintstones Movie, Forrest Gump, Lion King, Maverick, Richie Rich, Santa Claus, The Quick & the Dead, Batman Forever, True Lies, Wyatt Earp, Toy Story 2, Seven, Chain Reaction, Executive Decision, Extreme Measures, First Wives Club, Independence Day, The Frighteners, Nutty Professor, Tin Cup, Twister, Air Force One, The Edge, Con Air, Contact, Deep Rising, Flubber, Men in Black, Mouse Hunt, Mr. Magoo, Scream II, Starship Troopers, Titanic, The Rainmaker, US Marshals, The Matrix, A Bug's Life, Armageddon, Enemy of the State, Godzilla, Instinct, Mulan, Mystery Alaska, Odd Couple II, Parent Trap, Pleasantville, Small Soldiers, Tarzan, The Thin Red Line, Water Boy, Austin Powers II, General's Daughter, The Haunting, Thomas Crown Affair, Wild Wild West, Snow Day, Reindeer Games, The Tigger Movie, Scream 3, U-571, and Frequency; plus many more recent movies. You've definately heard him, if not of him. RIP Tommy Johnson.