Nick Williams
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Jazz - Smooth Jazz | Monterey, California, United States
Total Song Plays: 945   
Member Since: 2008
   Last Login: 12/6/2016
   Sounds Like: Grover Washington-Paul Desmond, Billy Joel-Bill Evans

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Upcoming Events

Friday, Dec 9th, 2016
Windsor Monterey - Monterey, California
Friday, Dec 9th, 2016
Holman Ranch - Carmel Valley, California
Saturday, Dec 10th, 2016
Carmelo Park - Monterey, California

Williams is a professional musician, composer, arranger, and educator, and is known for performing on a wide variety of musical instruments, often recording entire albums himself. An impressive list of mainline entertainers have worked with Williams, performing across the world, but extensively in Monterey County, San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, Reno, and Las Vegas. He has performed with Wayne Newton, Clint Eastwood, Jay Leno, Johnny Mathis, Bill Cosby, Pat Morita, Chic, Pete Barbutti, Bill Barry, Steve Allen, Paul Smith, Don Haas, Big Mama Thornton, Clair Fischer, Richie Cole, Mary Stallings, Rosanna Vitro, Bud Shank, Abe Most, Jack Sheldon, Mark Murphy, Ross Tomkins, the Gatlin Brothers, Anita O'Day, Carmen McRae, Claire Fischer, Lee Konitz, PBS and local TV.Filmscoring for various clients. WHEW!
Williams concentrates these present days mostly on California gigs and works out of his music studio in Monterey,Ca. where he continues to perform, teach, transcribe, compose and arrange.

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Latest News

Celabrating 45 years! New in 2014 Nick's songs "Love's Journey", Mystic Moon" from CD "Smooth Side" on radio in the jazz category. from the "Collection" album. Songs up on, and Enjoy! New arrangements for the Saxations, San Diego[youtube]and HJ Transcriptions, St. Louis. Weekly concerts in San Juan Bautista and new songs "Mikah's Song", "Hudson's Tune", "Voyage Home" and "Autumn Wind" coming out in 2015.


Nick Williams posted 2 weeks ago to Nick Williams

Nick Williams Trio 10-20-16, Stanford Law School: "Thank you and your guys for providing great music at our event. You guys were definitely on point and we appreciated your presence at the event." M.Mansure, Dir. of Alumni Relations, Stanford, Ca.

Nick Williams posted over 30 days ago

Most endorsements for Nick are found on more on twitter [nickwilliamstrio]

Nick Williams posted over 30 days ago

Felt blessed when a person at Stanford University heard my music and helped to pick me. Thank You LORD! ...working very hard to move jazz and other genres forward in our communities, NW

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