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  1. Tony Williams is her main drumming influence.
  2. Tony Williams is a good example. (Web site)
  3. At 13, Tony Williams was performing with saxophonist Sam Rivers, and over the next few years earned a reputation as a drumming prodigy.


  1. He toured with Tony Williams and Ron Carter in 1981, recording Herbie Hancock Trio, a five-track live album released only in Japan.


  1. In that period he also played with the drummer Tony Williams and the guitarist Pat Metheny. (Web site)


  1. From Baby Dodds to Tony Williams, he talks about each drummer and how they differed in the way they played.
  2. HORWITZ: You mentioned to me earlier that Nefertiti is in a way a kind of concerto for the drums, played by Tony Williams. (Web site)


  1. Coleman left in the spring of 1964, to be replaced by avant-garde saxophonist Sam Rivers, on the suggestion of Tony Williams. (Web site)


  1. With Emergency, Tony Williams helped create the foundation of the style and sound of fusion.


  1. Tony Williams (yes, that Tony Williams) put out some great hard bop in the 80s, with Wallace Roney filling the "Miles" role. (Web site)


  1. Tony Williams also began releasing dates as a leader during his time with Davis.
  2. He had a fusion group called Surya and recorded with Tony Williams around the same period of time (1979). (Web site)


  1. But throughout all of this, as Miles and Wayne build their intensity, Tony Williams is pushing it up from the bottom. (Web site)


  1. With drummer Tony Williams, guitarist John McLaughlin and organist Larry Young, the group recorded two albums.
  2. Drummer Tony Williams recorded SPRING, his groundbreaking sophomore LP, when he was only 19 years old. (Web site)
  3. Marsalis jumped at the chance, as the V.S.O.P. included bassist Ron Carter and drummer Tony Williams, who had both played with Miles Davis. (Web site)


  1. Dawson is best remembered as an early teacher of Tony Williams.
  2. Mr. Dawson was also teacher to acclaimed jazz drummers Akira Tana and the late Tony Williams. (Web site)


  1. In 1964 Miles Davis invited Wayne to go on the road with his band, which included Herbie Hancock and Tony Williams.
  2. In 1969 McLaughlin moved to the U.S. to join Lifetime, a new band led by drummer Tony Williams. (Web site)

Buddy Rich

  1. During those young years, Carter's major influences were Tony Williams, Papa Jo Jones, and of course, Buddy Rich. (Web site)
  2. To me, the way you think about Buddy Rich is the way I think about Tony Williams.

Jazz Drummers

  1. This creates a temporary rhythmic dislocation, similar to what jazz drummers such as Tony Oxley and Tony Williams had been developing in the 1960s. (Web site)

Jimmy Cobb

  1. While most people would credit these innovations to Tony Williams, Tony surely derived some part of his concept from Jimmy Cobb.

Woody Shaw

  1. After that, he toured and recorded with such jazz greats as Woody Shaw, Joe Henderson, Charles Lloyd and Tony Williams.

John Bonham

  1. I'd like to think that Randy is up in Heaven trading 8's with John Bonham, Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa, and Tony Williams. (Web site)

Great Drummers

  1. He's a solid and versatile drummer whose influences include Tony Williams, Bill Bruford, and the great drummers of Motown & Stax.
  2. Like other Holdsworth recordings to follow, it proved to be a summit for great drummers, with guest contributions from Tony Williams and Gary Husband. (Web site)


  1. Along with Miles on trumpet, tenor saxophonist Wayne Shorter, pianist Herbie Hancock, bassist Ron Carter, and drummer Tony Williams are heard on this album.

Billy Cobham

  1. His drumming influences at this time came to include such notables as Tony Williams, Billy Cobham, Lenny White and Steve Gadd.
  2. As a drummer, the propulsive Massimo is driven by a mad mix of Tony Williams and Billy Cobham. (Web site)


  1. Later in the 1980s and early 1990s, Roney was an integral part of Tony Williams 's quintet.

Art Blakey

  1. While absorbing the influences of Tony Williams and Art Blakey, she began her career as a street performer in New York City. (Web site)

Best Drummers

  1. Tony Williams: "Alan Dawson was one of the best drummers in the world. (Web site)


  1. Tony Williams, whose album "King or the Fool" was produced by Kanye West, features Francis Vallejo's King or the Fool portrait commissioned for Williams.


  1. I practiced hard and used to listen very closely to recordings of American jazz drummers such as Tony Williams and Kenny Clarke.
  2. He also partnered with Tony Williams on several album sessions including recordings with Chet Baker and with Terumasa Hino.


  1. Corea and Tony Williams had been together in Miles Davis' 1968 band since the recording of Filles de Kilimandjaro during June of that year.

Tony Williams Lifetime

  1. In 1974 he played on the Soft Machine studio album Bundles and with The New Tony Williams Lifetime on the Believe It album, an experience he was to prize.


  1. At the request of Tony Williams, McLaughlin moved in early February from England to the US to play with The Tony Williams Lifetime.
  2. Fusion had its roots in the late 1960s work of Miles Davis and then Tony Williams Lifetime.
  3. In 1969, he formed a trio, " The Tony Williams Lifetime ", with John McLaughlin on guitar, and Larry Young on organ.

Elvin Jones

  1. This powerhouse jazz group thrilled the house with tributes to jazz drummers: Tony Williams, Elvin Jones, "Philly" Joe Jones and Art Blakey. (Web site)


  1. Mitch was one of the few drummers who took the innovations of Elvin Jones and Tony Williams and made them work in a rock band.
  2. And Tony Williams, whose dark, beautiful cymbal colors have inspired generations of drummers, was using a similarly unexceptional setup, all mediums.
  3. Ginger Baker and Tony Williams are the rumored drummers on the album. (Web site)


  1. Hal Galper's 1977 album, Now Hear This, featured Tony Williams on drums, Cecil McBee on bass and Terumasa Hino on fluglehorn and trumpet.
  2. In 1979 he formed a short-lived funk fusion power trio named the Trio of Doom with Tony Williams on drums and Jaco Pastorius on bass.
  3. This group, with Stanley Clarke on bass and Tony Williams on drums, recorded the Columbia label album Captain Marvel under Getz's name.

Jack Dejohnette

  1. After the recording of this album, Tony Williams left to form his group Lifetime and was replaced by Jack DeJohnette. (Web site)

Bitches Brew

  1. He played with Tony Williams Lifetime and then with Miles Davis on his landmark electric jazz-fusion albums In a Silent Way and Bitches Brew. (Web site)

Freddie Hubbard

  1. En ellas, trabajó con los mejores músicos de la era post-bop, como Eric Dolphy, Joe Henderson, Woody Shaw, Tony Williams y Freddie Hubbard. (Web site)
  2. He went on to play with a who's who of the contemporary jazz mainstream, including Freddie Hubbard, Tom Harrell and Tony Williams.

Chick Corea

  1. He came to prominence with the electric group of Miles Davis in the late 1960s, and with other well-known players such as Chick Corea and Tony Williams.
  2. During this time he met Tony Williams and Chick Corea and played bass in a Latin jazz group with Tony, Chick and congero Bill Fitch.

John Mclaughlin

  1. Another featured performance was by the Trio of Doom (in which Pastorius played alongside John McLaughlin and Tony Williams).
  2. And for the very briefest of time, John McLaughlin, Jaco Pastorius and Tony Williams formed a power trio to top all power trios. (Web site)
  3. Tony Williams formed a rock oriented band called Lifetime with John McLaughlin, who also formed his own high energy group, the Mahavishnu Orchestra.

Miles Davis

  1. He played with Tony Williams 's group Lifetime and then played with Miles Davis on his landmark electric jazz-fusion albums In A Silent Way and Bitches Brew. (Web site)
  2. In 1969, DeJohnette replaced Tony Williams in Miles Davis ' band; later that year, he played on the trumpeter's seminal jazz-rock recording Bitches Brew. (Web site)
  3. Although Miles Davis may have "booked the room," McLaughlin and Tony Williams probably influenced Davis as much as he influenced them.

Herbie Hancock

  1. During the late 1960's, Eddie Gomez also performed with Miles Davis, in the quintet which featured Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, and Tony Williams. (Web site)
  2. Carter came to fame via the second great Miles Davis quintet in the early 1960s, which also included Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and Tony Williams.
  3. Then it's off to New York where Miles would cover the same material with Herbie Hancock in the piano chair and Tony Williams on drums. (Web site)

Ron Carter

  1. The band includes Freddie on trumpet with Hancock (piano), George Coleman (tenor sax), Ron Carter (bass), and Tony Williams (drums).
  2. The June sessions featured Wayne Shorter on saxophone, Herbie Hancock on the electric Rhodes piano, Ron Carter on electric bass, and Tony Williams on drums. (Web site)
  3. This ensemble (Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Tony Williams, Ron Carter and Miles) is not well-represented from live shows on disc.

Tony Williams

  1. The fourth important Miles group of this period included Wayne Shorter on saxophone, Herbie Hancock on piano, Ron Carter on bass, and Tony Williams on drums. (Web site)
  2. That group eventually included Ron Carter on bass, Tony Williams on drums and Wayne Shorter on saxophone along with Hancock and the leader, Miles Davis. (Web site)
  3. George Coleman on saxophone and Freddie Hubbard on trumpet were great choices, while Tony Williams on drums and Ron Carter on bass were obvious choices.


  1. Music > Musicians > Miles Davis > Ron Carter
  2. Music > Musicians > Miles Davis > Herbie Hancock
  3. Music > Musicians > Miles Davis > Wayne Shorter
  4. Arts > Music > Musicians > Miles Davis
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