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Al Williams
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Biography: A blues-based pianist who played with trumpeter Henry "Red" Allen, trumpeter Buck Clayton, and saxophonist Johnny Hodges, among others, Williams lived in Chicago from an early age. He studied piano as a child and began playing professionally in Chicago around 1935. He formed a 12-piece dance band around ...Read full biography
Heart Song
Released: 2008
Label: Pacific Coast Jazz
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It isn't hard to understand why smooth jazz is the whipping boy of jazz reviewers. Much of the shlock that American smooth jazz/NAC stations play is boring, mechanical, robotic, and devoid of soul. But ...Read full review
See For Yourself
Released: 2003
Label: CD Baby
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More Al Williams albums: Main Albums (4)
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