Willie Williams Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: July 2, 1984
Location: New York City
Label: New Note

Willie Williams (ldr), Willie Williams (ts), Rafik Rahim (p), Billy Johnson (b), Mark Johnson (d)

a. b-04    There Will Never Be Another You - 6:15  (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon)
     New Note LP 12": NN 1005 — House Calls   (1987)

Date: February 23, 1985
Location: D & D Recording, New York City
Label: New Note

Willie Williams (ldr), Willie Williams (ts), Ronnie Mathews (p), Curtis Lundy (b), Kenny Washington (d)

a. a-01    House Calls  (Willie Williams)
b. a-02    Philly Syndrome  (Willie Williams)
c. a-03    Osai Light  (Willie Williams)
d. a-04    Nomad  (Willie Williams)
e. b-01    City Slicker  (Willie Williams)
f. b-02    Snow White  (Willie Williams)
g. b-03    Figure 10  (Willie Williams)
All titles on:      New Note LP 12": NN 1005 — House Calls   (1987)

Date: March 20 & 21, 1992
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Enja

Willie Williams (ldr), Willie Williams (ss, ts), Geoff Keezer (p), Christian McBride (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. 01    Spirit Willie - 8:48  (Willie Williams)
b. 02    Out - 4:27  (Idrees Sulieman)
c. 03    Sarge In Charge - 5:37  (Willie Williams)
d. 04    Benita - 8:51  (Willie Williams)
e. 05    Figure 10 - 4:52  (Willie Williams)
f. 06    Afternoon In Africa - 4:57  (Bill Saxton)
g. 07    Andrae's Theme - 9:35  (Willie Williams)
h. 08    Leapin' And Weepin' - 4:07  (Willie Williams)
i. 09    After All This Time - 5:59  (Bobby Watson)
j. 10    Misty - 5:39  (Erroll Garner, Johnny Burke)
k. 11    Song For Me - 4:16  (Willie Williams)
l. 12    Quittin' Time - 6:31  (Clifford Jordan)
All titles on:      Enja CD: ENJ 7045-2 — Spirit Willie   (1992)

Date: September 28, 1993
Location: Systems Two Recording Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Label: Enja

Willie Williams (ldr), Willie Williams (ss, ts), Scott Colley (b), Harold Summey, Jr. (d)

a. 01    Out For A Walk - 5:22  (Odean Pope)
b. 02    Frozen Sun - 6:14  (Scott Colley)
c. 03    The Third Time Is A Charm - 7:32  (Willie Williams)
d. 04    Takin' It With Me - 4:42  (Tyler Mitchell)
e. 05    La Mesha - 3:49  (Kenny Dorham)
f. 06    Dr. Jackle - 4:59  (Jackie McLean)
g. 07    You Can If You Try - 4:08  (Harold Summey, Jr.)
h. 08    Armageddon  (Willie Williams)
i. 08    The Choice Is Yours  (Willie Williams)
j. 08    Babylon Falls - 12:42  (Willie Williams)
k. 09    One Thousand Years Of Peace - 6:34  (Willie Williams)
All titles on:      Enja CD: ENJ 8060-2 — WW3   (1994)

h, i, j performed as medley.

Suite titled "WW3".


Date: 2007
Location: Kobe Studio, West Orange, NJ
Label: [private recording]

Willie Williams (ldr), Willie Williams (ss, ts), Gary Wang (b), Rudy Walker (d)

a. 01    Comet Ride - 8:24  (Willie Williams)
b. 02    Tenor Ballet - 3:18  (Willie Williams)
c. 03    I'm Misunderstood - 8:24  (Willie Williams)
d. 04    Three Generations - 6:25  (Willie Williams)
e. 05    Leprechaun's Dance - 5:18  (Willie Williams)
f. 06    Changes Of Heart - 7:40  (Willie Williams)
g. 07    Freedom Jazz Dance  (Eddie Harris) / arr: Willie Williams
h. 07    Gingerbread Boy  (Jimmy Heath) / arr: Willie Williams
i. 07    C.T.A. - 15:36  (Jimmy Heath) / arr: Willie Williams
j. 08    Mo' Grits - 4:03  (Willie Williams)
k. 09    Philly Syndrome - 7:04  (Willie Williams)
l. 10    Caravan - 10:20  (Duke Ellington, Juan Tizol, Irving Mills)
All titles on:      Miles High Productions CD: 8602 — Comet Ride   (2007)

g, h, i performed as medley.

Medley listed as "Freedom Suite".