“One of the best bassists I've worked with”
— Al Kooper
Jesse Williams has performed almost 10,000 shows worldwide, from CBGB’s to Montreal Jazz Fest. He has appeared on numerous award-winning records. Currently, bassist with multi-Grammy Nominated, North Mississippi Allstars, formerly a touring and recording member with Kooper, Duke Robillard, and Johnny A, among others.
JW has backed up: Bucky Pizzarelli, Maria Muldaur, Johnnie Johnson, Ruth Brown, Jay McShann, Jimmy McGriff, John Hammond, Percy Sledge, Jay Geils, Susan Tedeschi, Charles Neville, Elan Trottman, John Sebastian, Henry Butler, Jimmy Vivino, Jay Geils, JOSA Jazz Series (Greg Abate, Tiger Okoshi, Richie Cole, Amanda Carr), New Black Eagle Jazz Band, Julien Kasper, and others.
2 Grammy Nominations: Duke Robillard - Guitar Grooverama, Joe Louis Walker – Between a Rock and The Blues. JW endorses: Thomastik Strings, K. Yairi, Fishman, Genzler Amplification
Teaching since 1991, currently: Berklee summer programs and Victor Wooten Bass Camp, Milton and Phillips Academies.
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