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Buster Williams (b. 1942 is a U.S. jazz bassist.

Born Charles Anthony Williams Jr in Camden, New Jersey, USA on the 17th April 1942, his mother was a seamstress and his father was a bassist, and worked various day jobs to support his family.

In 1959 he began working with Jimmy Heath whose quartet included Sam Dockery on piano and the legendary Specs Wright on drums. At the age of seventeen Williams was playing with Gene Ammons and Sonny… read more

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  • great bassist
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  • 2009 marks the 50th Anniversary of the original release date of Miles Davis’ Kind Of Blue. Legendary jazz drummer, Jimmy Cobb (the only surviving member from the original recording) leads a contemporary all-star band featuring Wallace Roney (trumpet), Javon Jackson (tenor saxophone), Vincent Herring (alto saxophone), Larry Willis (piano), and Buster Williams (bass.) The group will perform their interpretations of Kind of Blue’s five masterpieces: “So What”, “Freddie Freeloader”, “Blue In Green”, “All Blues”, and “Flamenco Sketches” plus other classics by Davis, John Coltrane, Julian “Cannonball” Adderley, and original compositions inspired by this era. Go to www.towerfestival.com for information and tickets
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  • i hate that bio.. name-dropping

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