Saturday, Oct 29th, 2016
Monastery Beach - Carmel-by-the-Sea, 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.
Celabrating 45 years! New in 2014 Nick's songs "Love's Journey", Mystic Moon" from CD "Smooth Side" on radio Airplay.com in the jazz category. from the "Collection" album. Songs up on www.tunecore.com, and www.gigmasters.com. 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. www.youtube.com/nickwilliamsmusicful
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