Charles Williams Quartet
Charles D. Williams is a Kansas City musician, pianist, trombonist, band leader, private piano instructor, producer, writer, and clinician/educator. Charles is current pianist for the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra and has been since its beginning. As a performer, Charles plays at many local venues with his own trio, accompanying many local vocalist, and pianist for The Louis Neal Jazz Orchestra. Mr. Williams is very dedicated to supporting the American Jazz Museum & Blue Room.
Artist Mr. Williams has backed include, Ernie Andrews, Houston Person, Harold Jones, Clark Terry, Randy Brecker, Bobby Watson, Deborah Brown, Ann Hampton Callaway, New York Voices, Wycliffe Gordon, The Four Freshmen, Cannonball & Nat Adderley, Dizzy Gillespie, Max Roach & many more. Charles has an Associate in Arts Degree (Penn Valley CC, and also studied at the UMKC Conservatory.