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Tony Williams

Jazz drummer

Died when: 51 years 73 days (614 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius

 

Tony Williams

Anthony Tillmon Williams (December 12, 1945 – February 23, 1997) was an American jazz drummer.Williams first gained fame in the band of trumpeter Miles Davis and pioneered jazz fusion.

He was inducted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 1986.During his lifetime, music critic Robert Christgau described Williams as "probably the best drummer in the world".


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