Jessica Williams, jazz pianist

Jessica J Williams, pianist and composer

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ALERT: ON MAY 17th, 2014 at 7pm, a Saturday Night: FIRST TIME PLAYING IN PUBLIC IN OVER 2 YEARS!!! At a house-concert in Seattle, WA. Info here

Jessica Jennifer Williams, pianist and composer, is a three-time Grammy Nominee who started playing at the age of four and is a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory. She worked in the bands of Philly Joe Jones, Tony Williams, Stan Getz, Big Nick Nicholaus, Eddie Harris, Airto and Flora Purim, Charlie Rouse, John Abercrombie, Leroy Vinnegar, Charlie Haden, Red Mitchell, Bobby Hutcherson, and opened for Dexter Gordon, Art Blakey, Bill Evans, and many others. She has released over 70 albums and over 350 compositions. She holds a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship. Dave Brubeck called her "one of the greatest jazz pianists I have ever heard" . . . more here

Donations for Jessica's Recovery

Jessica has multiple-segment lumbar spinal fusion surgery with bone grafts and internal metal instrumentation to treat a serious back deformity. She has released a new CD of ballads, though, and has lined up a house-concert in May of 2014. But she still needs your assistance

Buy here and you get her music, her signature, and she gets paid for her work. New CDs available and a FREE CD with any first order

With Love The Art of the Piano Touch The Trio, Friday Night The Trio, Saturday Night Freedom Trane Jessica Plays-The Stanford Concert Billys Theme The Last Monk Songs of Earth Reflections Songs for a New Century

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This site is dedicated to John Coltrane, Glenn Gould, Elvin Jones, Mary Lou Williams, Dexter Gordon, Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, Philly Joe Jones, Tony Williams, and all who have devoted their lives and their souls to Music. "I want to be a force for good. I know there are bad forces here that bring suffering to others and misery to the world, but I want to be the force which is truly good." - John Coltrane


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