Anthony Tillmon Williams (December 12, 1945 – February 23, 1997) was an American jazz drummer. Williams first gained fame in the band of trumpeter Miles Davis and was a pioneer of jazz fusion. He was inducted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 1986.
Anthony Allen "Tony" Williams (born July 28, 1951) is an American politician who served as the fifth mayor of the District of Columbia for two terms, from 1999 to 2007. He had previously served as chief financial officer for the District, managing to balance the budget and achieve a surplus within two years of appointment.
Not to be confused with The World Famous Tony Williams. Samuel E. "Tony" Williams (April 5, 1928 – August 14, 1992) was the lead singer of the Platters from 1953 to 1960. Williams was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, and died in New York of emphysema. His sister, R&B singer Linda Hayes, was instrumental in Williams ...
Tony Williams: Drummerworld Gallery with Videos, Pictures, Sounds and Bio of the Masterdrummer and Modern Jazz Drum Pioneer.
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Feb 26, 1997 ... Tony Williams, a drummer whose innovations made him one of the most influential jazz musicians of the last half-century, died on Sunday at the Seton Medical Center in Daly City, Calif. He was 51. The cause was a heart attack, said his publicist, Kirk Tanksley. Mr. Williams was a child prodigy, and from his ...
Tony Williams can be regarded a generation-gap-filler in the jazz world. Tony Williams was one of the most influential jazz drummers of the 60s and one of the pioneers of jazz fusion. Until Tony Williams death in 1997, Tony Williams was a much respected drummer of the earlier version of jazz, as well as the avant-garde ...