Anthony Williams (Tony Williams)

Tony Williams c. 1965 This Francis Wolff photograph of Tony Williams playing at…

Jazz drummers Tony Williams (1945 - 1997) and Max Roach (1924 - 2007) have a friendly chat while in Chicago, ca.1965.

Jazz drummers Tony Williams (1945 - 1997) and Max Roach (1924 - 2007) have a friendly chat while in Chicago, ca.1965.

Anthony Tillmon "Tony" Williams (December 12, 1945 – February 23, 1997) was an American jazz drummer. Widely regarded as one of the most important and influential jazz drummers to come to prominence in the 1960s, Williams first gained fame in the band of trumpeter Miles Davis and was a pioneer of jazz fusion

Anthony Tillmon "Tony" Williams - widely regarded as one of the most important and influential jazz drummers to come to prominence in the Williams first gained fame in the band of trumpeter Miles Davis and was a pioneer of jazz fusion

Tony Williams plays the drums during the recording session of Herbie Hancock's My Point of View album.

Tony Williams plays the drums during the recording session of Herbie Hancock's My Point of View album.

Master drummers Art Blakey, Tony Williams & Elvin Jones in Nagoya, 1966.

themaninthegreenshirt: “ Art Blakey, Tony Williams and Elvin Jones, Japan 1966 ”

Tony Williams It feel like this playing drums, you just seem to end up looking whatever..giggles

Tony Williams: Drummerworld Gallery with Videos, Pictures, Sounds and Bio of the Masterdrummer and Modern Jazz Drum Pioneer

Tony Williams. Made a name of himself by playing with the great Miles Davis. I'm not qualified enough to make comments about his playing. It's beyond me...

As the pioneer of bebop style drumming, Kenny (also called Klook Mop) was the first drummer to begin moving accents around on the ride, snare, and bass drum, as opposed to just playing straight time with bass drum.

When it comes to virtuosi, guitarist John McLaughlin ranks high in the jazz fusion world. Having the early fortune to connect with legendary drummer Tony Williams upon arriving in New York from his…

When it comes to virtuosi, guitarist John McLaughlin ranks high in the jazz fusion world. Having the early fortune to connect with legendary drummer Tony Williams upon arriving in New York from his…

Tony Williams was the "baddest m*f* drummer ever" (according to Miles Davis). Alas, he died far too young. For the best hard fusion, there was Believe It. For the best modern bop, the Blue Note lineup starting with Foreign Intrigue. And of course there was the classic quintet with Miles in the 60's.

Widely regarded as one of the most important and influential jazz drummers to come to prominence in the Williams first gained fame in the band of trumpeter Miles Davis and was a pioneer of jazz fusion. Williams was born in Chicago and grew up in Boston.

album cover Tony Williams Lifetime-....played as Miles Davis's drummer at the age of 16years old. Known for independent rhythms from every limb in his body!

played as Miles Davis's drummer at the age of old. Known for independent rhythms from every limb in his body!

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