Ben Williams

Elected to the Hall of Fame
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Ben Williams's news entries:

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    Lakecia Benjamin performs during this year’s Winter Jazzfest, which ran Jan. 8–18 in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

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    Terri Lyne Carrington and Social Science are among the groups planning to stream live sets this week.

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    Ben Williams’ I Am A Man has been issued through Rainbow Blonde, a new label founded by vocalists José James and Taali and engineer Brian Bender.

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    Mark de Clive-Lowe was raised in New Zealand playing piano, moved to the UK during the 1990s and pursued electronic music before moving to Los Angeles and working around the edges of jazz.

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    Singer José James is releasing No Beginning No End 2 on Rainbow Blonde Records, which he co-founded with singer-songwriter Talia Billig and sound engineer Brian Bender.

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    Terrace Martin (left) is one of the guests who will collaborate with keyboardist Robert Glasper during his residency at the Blue Note in New York.

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    Jazzmeia Horn’s begun writing a follow-up to her recently released album Love And Liberation and also started work on a book of poetry.

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    Sunny Sumter, DC Jazz Festival executive director, speaks Wednesday at The Pillsbury Law Firm Conference Center in Washington D.C., detailing the event’s programing.

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    Marcus Strickland said he’s considered recording an album of work composed around bass clarinet. The reedist’s album with Twi-Life, People Of The Sun (Blue Note), is out now.

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    Bassist Ben Williams (left) sits for a DownBeat Blindfold Test, conducted by Willard Jenkins, at the DC JazzFest in Washington, D.C., on June 27.

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    Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee speaks at a Dec. 13 press conference in Washington, D.C. Looking on are, from left, Herbert Scott, Executive Director, Capitol Hill Jazz Foundation; and Aaron Myers, Chair, Board of Directors–Capitol Hill Jazz Foundation.