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George Williams

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Musician / Arranger of Jazz and Pop

Arranger. (b:1917-d:1988) Known for his violin arrangements for the Jackie Gleason television show and for a number of major bands. Formed the George Williams Orchestra in 1955 and moved to south Florida with the Gleason show in 1968. Lionel Hampton, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Ray Anthony, Glenn Miller and Tony Bennett were other entertainers who used Mr. Williams's arrangements. He also wrote the music for Barbra Streisand's first album, ''Happy Days Are Here Again.''

     
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Latin
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
O Holy Night on A Crooner for Christmas by George Williams
Michele on "George" Songs by George Williams
Blues Jam #1 on "George" Songs by George Williams
Let Me Play on "George" Songs by George Williams
Not Enough Hours in the Day on "George" Songs by George Williams
I Saw Her on "George" Songs by George Williams
Praise God We're Here on A Crooner for Christmas by George Williams
Here's to All My Friends on A Crooner for Christmas by George Williams
Baby of My Dreams on A Crooner for Christmas by George Williams
A Feeling Like This on A Crooner for Christmas by George Williams

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Swing Classics In Stereo / Put On Your Dancing ShoesGeorge Williams2003Compil.
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