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Williams, Tom (ii) (<i>born</i> 1962), trumpeter

Gary W. Kennedy

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Baltimore, 4 Dec 1962). American trumpeter. He studied trumpet and drums privately while at high school and later attended Towson State University (1980–82). As a professional trumpeter he toured with Ray Charles in 1983 and was a member of the Ellington Orchestra under the direction of Mercer Ellington until 1987; in February 1987 he recorded with Jimmy Heath. During his army service he was a featured soloist in the groups

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