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Collection: Joe Williams annotated scores

Material Category
Unpublished Scores
Type of Work
Hand-written arrangement for song, "Always," by Irving Berlin (1925), to be sung by vocalist Joe Williams. Although it is unknown who created the arrangement for this jazz ensemble, it corresponds with the performance of "Always" on the Joe Williams 1961 album Together/Have a Good Time. Harry "Sweets" Edison and Jimmy Forrest, identified in the score as "Sweets" and "Jimmie," participated in the recording. The identity of "Barry" in the score is unknown. The piano part is improvised from the chord changes written in the score, with a sixteen bar piano solo in the middle. The key is D flat major and rehearsal letters are outlined in red in the score.
circa 1961
Related people
Joe Williams (compiler)
Irving Berlin (lyricist)
Harry Edison (performer)
Jimmy Forrest (performer)
Use Restrictions;
box 1, folder 1

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