Richard Williams (5)

Richard Williams is a music journalist, mostly credited for writing liner notes.
Williams was editor of Melody Maker and Time Out in the late 1960s and 1970s, during which time he was also the inaugural presenter of the BBC music show The Old Grey Whistle Test. He was head of A&R at Island Records from 1973-76 and subsequently went on to write for many national British newspapers and magazines, including The Times and The Guardian, as well as writing a number of books including the noted jazz book The Blue Moment.
In 2015-2017 he was artistic director for the Berlin Jazz Festival.

Richard Williams (5) Discography Tracks


Richard Williams (5) - The Old Grey Whistle Test album art Various Interview Various - The Old Grey Whistle Test (Comp) BBC UK 2001 Sell This Version