Claude Williamson

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Birthday
18, 1926
Birthplace
Vermont
Death Date
Jul 16, 2016 (89)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
18, 1926
Birthplace
Vermont
Death Date
Jul 16, 2016 (89)

About

Jazz artist whose career intersected with many of the famous artists of his day, including Max Roach, Art Pepper, and Bob Cooper.

Before Fame

He was a student at the New England Conservatory of Music. His musical ambitions changed to jazz soon after he enrolled.

Trivia

He recorded numerous albums beginning in 1978, primarily for Japanese labels.

Family Life

He was the older brother of famed trumpeter Stu Williamson.

Associated With

He had a career as an NBC pianist beginning in 1968. His first gig was for The Andy Williams Show.

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