[Dixielandjazz] Roy Williams?

Jim Beebe jbeebe at centurytel.net
Mon Nov 10 16:37:48 PST 2003

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Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Roy Williams?

> I posted this on the trombone list and was wondering if any of the
> members of the dixieland list might know any further about Roy Williams?
> > I recently came across a trad. trombone player by the name of Roy
> > Williams.  He was playing with a trad group from the UK led by Alex
> > Welsh.  What a player, the tune that really stood out was "Tangerine"
> > where he plays many choruses then follows it up with another 100
> > choruses.  Does anyone have any further info on this guy.  I would like
> > to hear some other stuff that he might have done,
> > later,

The interesting thing about UK trombonist Roy Williams is that even though
he is a world class traveling 'All-Star' now he maintains his roots in the
traditional end of jazz.  Sadly, he is little known in the US and his many
recordings are not usually available here.

Jim Beebe

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