Mike Williams (6)

Mike Williams (6)

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born: Shreveport, Louisiana July 30, 1957

Mike Williams is an American jazz and big band trumpeter. He is most noted as the lead trumpeter for the Count Basie Orchestra for more than 21 years. As a member of the Basie Band, he has performed in all 50 states and 40 countries with such notable names as Dizzy Gillespie, Billy Eckstine, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Tony Bennett and Diane Schuur.

He also performs and records with other noted jazz groups, including Charles Tolliver Big Band and has played trumpet for several years with the 156th Army Band. When off the road, Mike teaches privately and performs as guest soloist and clinician with universities and high schools across the nation.
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Mike Williams (6) Discography

Instruments & Performance

One O'Clock Lab Band* One O'Clock Lab Band* - Lab 86 (Album) North Texas Jazz US 1986 Sell This Version
North Texas State University One O'Clock Lab Band* Directed By Neil Slater North Texas State University One O'Clock Lab Band* Directed By Neil Slater - With Respect To Stan: A Tribute To The Genius Of Stan Kenton (Album) North Texas Jazz US 1986 Sell This Version
LI-8701-NS North Texas State University One O'Clock Lab Band* Directed By Neil Slater North Texas State University One O'Clock Lab Band* Directed By Neil Slater - Live In Australia - The 1986 Tour(CD, Album) North Texas Jazz LI-8701-NS US 1987 Sell This Version
LA8701-NS One O'Clock Lab Band* Directed By Neil Slater One O'Clock Lab Band* Directed By Neil Slater - Lab 87(CD, Album) North Texas Jazz LA8701-NS US 1987 Sell This Version
The Count Basie Orchestra* Directed By Frank Foster The Count Basie Orchestra* Directed By Frank Foster - The Legend, The Legacy (Album) Denon Japan 1989 Sell This Version
George Benson & Count Basie Orchestra George Benson & Count Basie Orchestra - Big Boss Band (Album) Warner Bros. Records US 1990 Sell This Version
The Count Basie Orchestra* Directed By Frank Foster The Count Basie Orchestra* Directed By Frank Foster - Live At El Morocco (Album) Telarc Jazz US 1992 Sell This Version
CDP 7243 8 31877 2 0 Lena Horne Lena Horne - An Evening With(CD, Album) Blue Note CDP 7243 8 31877 2 0 Europe 1995 Sell This Version
1002 Count Basie Orchestra With The New York Voices Count Basie Orchestra With The New York Voices - Live At Manchester Craftsmen's Guild(CD) MCG Jazz 1002 US 1996 Sell This Version
Us 3* Soul Brother Us 3* - Broadway & 52nd (Album) Blue Note Japan 1996 Sell This Version
LA9702-NS Various Out Of The Night and 3 more… Various - North Texas Jazz - Fifty Years(4xCD, Comp + Box) North Texas Jazz LA9702-NS US 1997 Sell This Version
MMF 1024 Count Basie Orchestra Count Basie Orchestra - Count Plays Duke(CD) Mama Records (2) MMF 1024 US 1998 Sell This Version
CCD-4795-2 Rosemary Clooney / The Count Basie Orchestra* Everything Happens To Me (as Michael Williams) Rosemary Clooney / The Count Basie Orchestra* - At Long Last(HDCD, Album) Concord Jazz CCD-4795-2 US 1998 Sell This Version
CCD-4795-2 Rosemary Clooney / The Count Basie Orchestra* Rosemary Clooney / The Count Basie Orchestra* - At Long Last(HDCD, Album) Concord Jazz CCD-4795-2 US 1998 Sell This Version
MMF 1027 Count Basie Orchestra Count Basie Orchestra - Swing Shift(CD) Mama Records (2) MMF 1027 US 1999 Sell This Version
SVY 17154 The Count Basie Big Band* And Lester Young The Count Basie Big Band* And Lester Young - Basie Swings(DVD-A, Comp, Multichannel) Denon SVY 17154 US 2002 Sell This Version
7243 5 99746 9 9 Lena Horne Lena Horne - An Evening With Lena Horne(DVD-V, NTSC) Blue Note 7243 5 99746 9 9 US 2005 Sell This Version
Count Basie Orchestra Count Basie Orchestra - Basie Is Back (Album) Eighty-Eight's Japan 2006 Sell This Version
EOM-CD-2104 Various Solea and 2 more… Various - Miles Español (New Sketches Of Spain)(2xCD, Album) Entertainment One EOM-CD-2104 US 2011 Sell This Version
Various Bear Away Various - Son Of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys (Comp) Anti- US 2013 Sell This Version