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Tony Williams - Of course he went on to do a lot after but I love the work with Miles Davis (particularly the underrated 'Miles in the Sky'). People go on and on about rock drummers, but really, were any of them on a level with guys like this?

Tony Williams - Of course he went on to do a lot after but I love the work with Miles Davis (particularly the underrated 'Miles in the Sky'). People go on and on about rock drummers, but really, were any of them on a level with guys like this?

I got Brendan Urie, Pete Wentz, & Jack Barakat (plus the drummer I got that I have no clue who he is)! I am happy!

I got Brendan Urie, Pete Wentz, & Jack Barakat (plus the drummer I got that I have no clue who he is)! I am happy!

Tony Williams' death in 1997 of a heart attack after routine gall bladder surgery was a major shock to the jazz world. Just 51, Williams (who could be a very loud drummer) seemed so youthful, healthy, and ageless even though he had been a major drummer for nearly 35 years. The open style that he created while with the Miles Davis Quintet in the mid- to late '60s remains quite influential, and he had a long list of accomplishments during the decades that followed. Williams' father, a…

Tony Williams' death in 1997 of a heart attack after routine gall bladder surgery was a major shock to the jazz world. Just 51, Williams (who could be a very loud drummer) seemed so youthful, healthy, and ageless even though he had been a major drummer for nearly 35 years. The open style that he created while with the Miles Davis Quintet in the mid- to late '60s remains quite influential, and he had a long list of accomplishments during the decades that followed. Williams' father, a…

Tony Williams. RESEARCH #DdO:) - https://www.pinterest.com/claxtonw/jazz-and-all-that/ - JAZZ AND ALL THAT - His innovations made him one of the most influential jazz musicians of the last half-century - esp in the 1960s. Began in 1963 as a 17-year-old prodigy with a full-blown, volcanic style of drumming. Anthony Tillmon "Tony" Williams died at in 1997 at age 51.

Tony Williams. RESEARCH #DdO:) - https://www.pinterest.com/claxtonw/jazz-and-all-that/ - JAZZ AND ALL THAT - His innovations made him one of the most influential jazz musicians of the last half-century - esp in the 1960s. Began in 1963 as a 17-year-old prodigy with a full-blown, volcanic style of drumming. Anthony Tillmon "Tony" Williams died at in 1997 at age 51.

Photo gallery of drummers and percussionists featured in DANGEROUS ILLUSIONS, from Baby Dodds, Chick Webb, and Gene Krupa to Joe Morello and Ringo Starr.

PANTHEON OF DRUMMERS

Photo gallery of drummers and percussionists featured in DANGEROUS ILLUSIONS, from Baby Dodds, Chick Webb, and Gene Krupa to Joe Morello and Ringo Starr.

#ZildjianFamily They did welcome us The gold logo still prevailing  Choosing #cymbals for the upcoming tour with James Payne and honoring the #legends #Tony #Williams  #Louie #Bellson #Armand #Zildjian  #James #Payne #drummer #247drumsendorser #247drums #drums #drumming #drumlessons #Winchester  @ZildjianCompany #zildjian   #Boston #NewEngland #Massachusetts #Sergio #Bellotti

#ZildjianFamily They did welcome us The gold logo still prevailing Choosing #cymbals for the upcoming tour with James Payne and honoring the #legends #Tony #Williams #Louie #Bellson #Armand #Zildjian #James #Payne #drummer #247drumsendorser #247drums #drums #drumming #drumlessons #Winchester @ZildjianCompany #zildjian #Boston #NewEngland #Massachusetts #Sergio #Bellotti

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.  Williams was born in Chicago and grew up in Boston.

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. Williams was born in Chicago and grew up in Boston.

#ZildjianFamily They did welcome us The gold logo still prevailing  Choosing #cymbals for the upcoming tour with James Payne and honoring the #legends  #Tony #Williams #Roy #Haynes  #James #Payne #drummer #247drumsendorser #247drums #drums #drumming #drumlessons #Winchester  @ZildjianCompany #zildjian  #Boston #NewEngland #Massachusetts #Sergio #Bellotti

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#ZildjianFamily They did welcome us The gold logo still prevailing Choosing #cymbals for the upcoming tour with James Payne and honoring the #legends #Tony #Williams #Roy #Haynes #James #Payne #drummer #247drumsendorser #247drums #drums #drumming #drumlessons #Winchester @ZildjianCompany #zildjian #Boston #NewEngland #Massachusetts #Sergio #Bellotti

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.  Williams was born in Chicago and grew up in Boston.

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. Williams was born in Chicago and grew up in Boston.

Great groove from the legendary Tony Williams. Both the original track and the groove from "Red Mask" are included here ...

Great groove from the legendary Tony Williams. Both the original track and the groove from "Red Mask" are included here ...

#ThrowbackThursday Jazz Drummer Edition: Tony Williams, Terri Lyne Carrington and Roy Haynes. This photo really conveys the lineage and legacy of jazz drumming — with Tony Williams Tribute Page and Roy Haynes.

#ThrowbackThursday Jazz Drummer Edition: Tony Williams, Terri Lyne Carrington and Roy Haynes. This photo really conveys the lineage and legacy of jazz drumming — with Tony Williams Tribute Page and Roy Haynes.