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Williams conducted three albums for Previn. The first one, from 1962 on RCA Records, "Young Hollywood Composers", even has some Williams music. In 1963 and 64 came out "André Previn In Hollywood" and "Soundstage", both on CBS. The later one was re-released in the 70's under the title "The Jazz Piano of Andre Previn".

The CBS albums were released on the Vocalion label a few years ago though it seems they are out of print. Had no idea Sony had released "André Previn in Hollywood" on CD. 

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It's on Spotify!

 

 

...and here's the Young Hollywood Composers album:

 

 

Tracklist and credits for the latter, from Discogs. There's seems to be one JW composition and one arrangement.

 

A1

A Million Bucks

Written-By – Dory Previn, Johnny Williams*

 

A2

You're Gonna Hear From Me

Written-By – André Previn, Dory Previn

 

A3

Livin' Alone

Written-By – André Previn, Dory Previn

 

A4

Soldier In The Rain

Written-By – Henry Mancini

 

A5

To Kill A Mockingbird

Written-By – Elmer Bernstein, Mack David

 

A6

The Pink Panther Theme

Written-By – Henry Mancini

 

B1

Daisy

Written-By – André Previn

 

B2

Emily

Trombone [Solo] – Dick Nash

Written-By – Johnny Mandel, Johnny Mercer

 

B3

Tuesday's Theme

Written-By – Johnny Williams*

 

B4

Nevermore

Written-By – Jack Lemmon

 

B5

I Will Wait For You

Written-By – Michel LeGrand, Norman Gimbel

 

B6

A Happy Song

Written-By – André Previn, Dory Previn

 

Credits

Arranged By – André Previn, Johnny Williams*

Engineer [Recording] – Dick Bogert

Photography By [Cover] – Bob Willoughby

Producer – Joe Reisman

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Yes, the latter is a fine album (although my copy has a lot of pops and crackles). "Tuesday's Theme" never appeared in the film proper (BACHELOR FLAT), but was released as a sort of 'inspired by' single later (inspired by Tuesday Weld's character in the film).

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With André Previn

 

 

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Porgy And Bess (Original Sound Track Recording) (1959, Columbia Masterworks, OL 5410)

Featuring John Williams (p).

 

 

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(Released in 1959, Columbia Masterworks, OS 2016, Stereo)

 

(Reissued in 2010, Hallmark)

 

 

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André Previn in Hollywood (1963, Columbia, CL 2034)

Arrangements & Musical Direction by Johnny Williams.

 

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(Released in 1963, Columbia, CS 8834, Stereo)

 

(Reissued for digital download in 2001, TP4 Music)

 

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Sound Stage! (1964, Columbia, CL 2158)

Big Band under the direction of Johnny Williams.

 

 

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(Released in 1964, Columbia, CSRP 8958, Stereo)

 

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(Reissued in 2014, Vocalion, CDLF 8149)

 

(Reissued for digital download in 2014, Columbia/Legacy)

 

 

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André Previn in Hollywood/Soft and Swinging (2014, Vocalion, CDLK 4556, Compilation)

Arrangements & Musical Direction by Johnny Williams.

http://www.goplanete.com/johnwilliams/music/disco/albums.htm

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It's from Checkmate.

 

A Million Bucks (Johnny Williams/Dory Previn) from Checkmate

 

 

Come talk to me on the Discord channel for more information.

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11 minutes ago, Quintus said:

I just listened to the Williams penned track, it was quite nice lounge music. Is the whole album easy listening fare like that? 

 

No this theme is not even included in the Checkmate album, as it is a co-composition with Dory Previn. The Checkmate album is very jazz and it's a must!

 

 

I recommend this CD, for a superior sound quality:
 

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Checkmate/Hong Kong (2015, Fresh Sound Records, JM 1007, Compilation)

"Checkmate": Music composed and conducted by Johnny Williams.

 

(Reissued for digital download in 2014, Jazz in the Movies)

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Not from BACHELOR FLAT, strictly speaking (as I mentioned earlier in the thread), but inspired by Tuesday Weld's character. It doesn't appear in the movie.

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6 minutes ago, Jurassic Shark said:

 

Bad clipping.

 

That's was badly recorded, there's nothing to do with this recording. Don't ask why it hasn't come out earlier.

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