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Anthony Williams

dr, 1945-1997 US, Chicago
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Anthony Tillmon Williams

Born : December 12, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois. Died : February 23, 1997 in Daly City, California. (Heart Attack) A legendary jazz/Fusion drummer. More known as Tony Williams by drummers around the world. He got most recognition for his fusion project; Lifetime (3) band with John Mclaughlin. He also was part of The Miles Davis Quintet in the 60's and did extensive touring with Herbie Hancock's V.S.O.P band as well. He died of a heart attack after a gall blader surgery in 1997, 51 years old.

  • Drums
  • Vocals
  • Jazz
  • Rock
  • R&B/Soul
Popular Tracks   
From Before (Remastered) on Free Jazz - Experimental Sounds by Various Artists
Love Song (Remastered) on Top Jazz Drummers by Various Artists
Way to Your Heart on Way to Your Heart by Anthony Williams, Donald Wiles, Anthony Williams & Donald Wiles
Echo (Remastered) on The Most Influential Jazz Drummers by Various Artists
Metamorphosen (arr. String Septet) on Strauss & Schoenberg: Transfigured Night by Ayriel Ensemble
Extras on Creative Jazz 101 by Various Artists
Tee (Remastered) on Best of Avant-Garde Jazz by Various Artists
Grand Slam on The Jazz Room Presents Smooth Jazz by Dave Sereny
Lady Glock on Lady Glock by Anthony Williams
Stay With Me on Way to Your Heart by Anthony Williams, Donald Wiles, Anthony Williams & Donald Wiles

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Title Artist Year Type
Believe It - Million Dollar Legs / The Joy Of FlyingThe New Tony Williams Lifetime / Anthony Williams2016Compil.
Trio Of DoomTrio Of Doom, John McLaughlin • Jaco Pastorius • Anthony Williams2007Album
Mosaic SelectAnthony Williams2006Album
Ultimate Tony Williams - Selected By Jack DeJohnetteAnthony Williams1999Compil.
New York City, Philharmonic Hall At Lincoln Center, February 12, 1964The Miles Davis Quintet With George Coleman - Herbie Hancock - Ron Carter - Anthony Williams1998Compil.
The Best Of Tony Williams - The Blue Note YearsAnthony Williams1996Compil.
WildernessAnthony Williams1996Album
MontélimarMichel Petrucciani, Dave Holland, Anthony Williams With Graffiti String Quartet1994Single
Twenty OneGeri Allen Trio With Ron Carter, Anthony Williams1994Album
Tokyo LiveAnthony Williams1993Album
The Story Of NeptuneAnthony Williams1992Album
New York LiveAnthony Williams1991Album
Native HeartAnthony Williams1990Album
Paris, FranceMiles Davis, Anthony Williams, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock1988Album
Angel StreetAnthony Williams1988Album
CivilizationAnthony Williams1987Album
Foreign IntrigueAnthony Williams1985Album
Blues In The ClosetThe Master Trio Featuring Tommy Flanagan, Ron Carter, Anthony Williams1984Album
The Master TrioThe Master Trio Featuring Tommy Flanagan, Ron Carter, Anthony Williams1983Album
CarnavalRon Carter, Hank Jones, Sadao Watanabe, Anthony Williams1983Album
Once In A LifetimeAnthony Williams1982Compil.
Herbie Hancock Trio With Ron Carter + Tony WilliamsHerbie Hancock Trio With Ron Carter + Anthony Williams1981Album
Play Or DieAnthony Williams1980Album
Chet Baker / Wolfgang LackerschmidChet Baker / Wolfgang Lackerschmid Feat. Larry Coryell, Buster Williams, Anthony Williams1980Album
The Best Of Tony WilliamsAnthony Williams1980Compil.
The Joy Of FlyingAnthony Williams1979Album
Third PlaneRon Carter / Herbie Hancock / Anthony Williams1977Album
SpringAnthony Williams1966Album
Life TimeAnthony Williams1964Album
Live In Tokyo June 1978Anthony WilliamsAlbum
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