Stu Williamson

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Birthday
14, 1933
Birthplace
Vermont
Death Date
Oct 1, 1991 (58)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
14, 1933
Birthplace
Vermont
Death Date
Oct 1, 1991 (58)

About

Jazz pianist who was a key fixture in the west coast jazz scene and who battled severe drug addiction throughout his entire life.

Before Fame

In 1949, he moved to Los Angeles where he played for Stan Kenton.

Trivia

He played for Woody Herman, Billy May, and Shelly Manne.

Family Life

His older brother, Claude Williamson, was a jazz pianist.

Associated With

In 1962, he played for Dizzy Gillespie on The New Continent.