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Birth Place:
Birmingham, AL
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Born the youngest of three children in Birmingham, Alabama to consensually generous parents Thomas Williams, a Baptist Deacon, core maker and entrepreneur, and Gloria Williams, a fiercely strong woman of many gifts, Tony, somewhat of a modern day renaissance man, followed the gifted and talented ... (read complete bio)
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@TONYWILLIAMS4 - 12/2/20 10:07am I feel like this is relevant all year - Here are 4 Ways to be Thankful Beyond the Holiday. https:// via @elephantjournal


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Birth Place: Birmingham, AL

Bio:
Born the youngest of three children in Birmingham, Alabama to consensually generous parents Thomas Williams, a Baptist Deacon, core maker and entrepreneur, and Gloria Williams, a fiercely strong woman of many gifts, Tony, somewhat of a modern day renaissance man, followed the gifted and talented ... (read complete bio)
Drummer/Composer Nasheet Waits Joins New England Conservatory Faculty Photo Drummer/Composer Nasheet Waits Joins New England Conservatory Faculty
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2020

New England Conservatory's Jazz Studies Department has hired renowned drummer, composer and educator Nasheet Waits to join the jazz faculty beginning in the 2020-2021 academic year.

Jimmy Chamberlin Complex Announce New LP, Share Single 'Humility' Photo Jimmy Chamberlin Complex Announce New LP, Share Single 'Humility'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2020

Jimmy Chamberlin Complex announce new album Honor, due out September 25th via Make Records. Legendary Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlin teams up with bassist/producer Billy Mohler and guitarist Sean Wollstenhulme for Honor, while also featuring Frank Catalano and Kneebody members Adam Benjamin, Ben Wendell and Shane Endsley. 

Richard Lynch Recalls Mama's Downhome Cookin' On “Cathead Biscuits” Single Photo Richard Lynch Recalls Mama's Downhome Cookin' On “Cathead Biscuits” Single
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020

Chart-topping singer-songwriter Richard Lynch stays true to his down-home country roots once again, as he releases the new single and video, 'Cathead Biscuits' (Fence Row/MTS).

Tony Newton Releases New Single 'Stop That Sh*t' Photo Tony Newton Releases New Single 'Stop That Sh*t'
by TV News Desk - Feb 17, 2020

Bass legend Tony Newton is releasing a timely new single “Stop That Sh*t” from his newly released acclaimed new album “White Light Collection.” Says Brett David Stewart of JukeboxPodcast, “Lyrically, the single takes aim at those who only want to benefit themselves, often at the cost of those around them and future generations. 'Stop That Sh*t,' Newton croons funkily as he points the finger at a 'bad cancer' of society - those with endless greed.”

Steven Van Zandt Marks 30th Anniversary of Mandela Prison Release with 'Sun City' Vin Photo Steven Van Zandt Marks 30th Anniversary of Mandela Prison Release with 'Sun City' Vinyl Remaster
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2020

Little Steven, aka Steven Van Zandt, is commemorating today's 30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's historic release from a South African prison after 27 years in captivity with the announcement that his 1985 landmark protest album, Sun City, by Artists United Against Apartheid, the extraordinary supergroup brought together by Van Zandt, producer Arthur Baker and journalist Danny Schechter to fight racial injustice in South Africa, will be released on vinyl for the first time since its initial release 35 years ago. The long-out-of-print LP joins five additional classic albums from Van Zandt making all of Little Steven's records from his early career once again available on vinyl. 

Cast Announced For MOVE MEANT, Prospect's Musical Theater Lab Photo Cast Announced For MOVE MEANT, Prospect's Musical Theater Lab
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020

Prospect Theater Company has announced the performing artists involved in the company's 2020 Musical Theater Lab, MOVE MEANT. The lab's culminating presentations are Monday and Tuesday Feb. 17th and 18th at 7:00pm at The Ailey Citigroup Theater, The Joan Weill Center for Dance (405 West 55th St. at 9th Ave.)

THE HELLO GIRLS Returns in Prospect Theater Company's February IGNITE Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020

Prospect Theater Company (Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director / Melissa Huber, Managing Director) is proud to announce the events in its February IGNITE Concert Series, which showcases compelling new musical theater works in concert settings.

The 6th Season Of New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab Concludes On December 9 Photo The 6th Season Of New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab Concludes On December 9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019

The 6th season of New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab concludes on Monday, December 9th, 2019. Funded in part by a generous gift from the Amber Foundation, the Choreography Lab was created to elevate and expand the use of dance in musical theatre. It is also the only curated choreography platform where choreographers and writers collaborate to develop movement for new musicals during incubation.

Anthony Williams' URBAN NUTCRACKER Will Perform At The Boch Center Shubert Theatre Photo Anthony Williams' URBAN NUTCRACKER Will Perform At The Boch Center Shubert Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019

Anthony Williams' Urban Nutcracker, the modern Boston-centric holiday classic, celebrates its 19th season this December. The performances at the historic Boch Center Shubert Theatre allow theatregoers an opportunity to experience what The Boston Globe has deemed 'a holiday arts tradition reflecting the rich multicultural diversity of Boston.'

OGCMA Presents DOO WOP EXTRAVAGANZA August 31 At The Great Auditorium Photo OGCMA Presents DOO WOP EXTRAVAGANZA August 31 At The Great Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019

It wouldn't be summer in The Great Auditorium at The OCEAN GROVE CAMP MEETING ASSOCIATION (OGCMA) without the harmonies, choreography, costumes and mellow R&B of the '50s - a hot'n'rollin' DOO WOP EXTRAVAGANZA - and this 150th anniversary year is no different.

Pay What You Want Performance of BLUES FOR MISTER CHARLIE at Loft Ensemble Photo Pay What You Want Performance of BLUES FOR MISTER CHARLIE at Loft Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2019

Loft Ensemble in Sherman Oaks has announced a Pay What You Want performance of James Baldwin's Blues for Mister Charlie, currently running through April 7. Half of all box office monies from the Sunday, March 31 performance (7pm curtain) will be donated to the Emmett Till Legacy Foundation (ETLF). 

Nominations Are Now Open for Phila. Youth Orchestra's 6th Annual Ovation Award Photo Nominations Are Now Open for Phila. Youth Orchestra's 6th Annual Ovation Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

For the past five years, Philadelphia Youth Orchestra and its partners have heard wonderful, inspiring stories about music teachers in the Philadelphia region. And, now is the time for current and former students of all ages to, once again, nominate the 'music teacher who changed my life' for the 6th Annual Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Ovation Award. Nominees are asked to submit a 250-word statement about their special music teacher for the PYO Ovation Award, which is sponsored by Jacobs Music Company, J.W. Pepper and WRTI-90.1 FM.

Loft Ensemble In Sherman Oaks Presents BLUES FOR MISTER CHARLIE Photo Loft Ensemble In Sherman Oaks Presents BLUES FOR MISTER CHARLIE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2019

Loft Ensemble in Sherman Oaks has announced its next production, Blues for Mister Charlie by James Baldwin. Under the direction of Tor Brown, the show is set to open today, March 2, at 8pm and the engagement will continue through Sunday, April 7 only.

Loft Ensemble In Sherman Oaks Presents BLUES FOR MISTER CHARLIE Photo Loft Ensemble In Sherman Oaks Presents BLUES FOR MISTER CHARLIE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

Loft Ensemble in Sherman Oaks has announced its next production, Blues for Mister Charlie by James Baldwin. Under the direction of Tor Brown, the show is set to open on Saturday, March 2, at 8pm and the engagement will continue through Sunday, April 7 only.

Photo Flash: First Look At ANGELS IN AMERICA At Lakewood Playhouse Photo Photo Flash: First Look At ANGELS IN AMERICA At Lakewood Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019

The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to present Two Productions in Repertory as part of our Landmark 80th ANNIVERSARY SEASON: "ANGELS IN AMERICA - Parts I & II"  We are honored to Present the PIERCE COUNTY PREMIER of the Epic Two-Part Theatrical Event that includes shows which have received two Pulitzer Prizes for Drama and three Tony Awards for Best Play & Revival to their 25 Year History!

Photo Flash: Lakewood Playhouse Presents ANGELS IN AMERICA: Part Two Photo Photo Flash: Lakewood Playhouse Presents ANGELS IN AMERICA: Part Two
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to present Two Productions in Repertory as part of our Landmark 80th Anniversary Season: "Angels in America  - Parts I & II"  We are honored to Present the Pierce County Premier of the Epic Two-Part Theatrical Event that includes shows which have received two Pulitzer Prizes for Drama and three Tony Awards for Best Play & Revival to their 25 Year History!

Photo Flash: Lakewood Playhouse Production of ANGELS IN AMERICA: PART ONE Photo Photo Flash: Lakewood Playhouse Production of ANGELS IN AMERICA: PART ONE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to present Two Productions in Repertory as part of our Landmark 80th ANNIVERSARY SEASON: "ANGELS IN AMERICA - Parts I & II" We are honored to Present the PIERCE COUNTY PREMIER of the Epic Two-Part Theatrical Event that includes shows which have received two Pulitzer Prizes for Drama and three Tony Awards for Best Play & Revival to their 25 Year History!

Lakewood Playhouse Presents ANGELS IN AMERICA - Parts I & II Photo Lakewood Playhouse Presents ANGELS IN AMERICA - Parts I & II
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to present Two Productions in Repertory as part of our Landmark 80th ANNIVERSARY SEASON: "ANGELS IN AMERICA - Parts I & II"  We are honored to Present the PIERCE COUNTY PREMIER of the Epic Two-Part Theatrical Event that includes shows which have received two Pulitzer Prizes for Drama and three Tony Awards for Best Play & Revival to their 25 Year History!

Blue Note Records Celebrates 80th Anniversary In 2019 Photo Blue Note Records Celebrates 80th Anniversary In 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2019

80 years ago on January 6, 1939, a German immigrant and passionate Jazz fan named Alfred Lion produced his first recording session in New York City with two Boogie Woogie pianists, founding what would become the most-respected and longest-running Jazz label in the world. Blue Note Records has gone on to represent The Finest In Jazz, tracing the entire history of the music from Hot Jazz, Boogie Woogie, and Swing, through Bebop, Hard Bop, Post-Bop, Soul Jazz, Avant-Garde, and Fusion, and-after being relaunched by Bruce Lundvall in 1984-has remained the leading label dedicated to documenting today's vibrant and creatively thriving Jazz scene under the leadership of current President Don Was, who took the helm in 2012.

Ronn David McPhatter To Perform SON OF LEGENDS Concert Photo Ronn David McPhatter To Perform SON OF LEGENDS Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

Ronn David McPhatter, the son of two rhythm and blues greats, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Ruth Brown and Clyde McPhatter, will perform his new show "The Son of Legends" at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood on Thursday, Dec. 27 at 8:30 PM.   McPhatter has toured for several years as lead singer of the Drifters, the group that his famous father led back in the 1950's. 

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