Release Date: 06 April 2018
Format: LP Vinyl
|CLAUDE WILLIAMS QUINTET CALL FOR THE FIDDLER Limited Vinyl LP
Repress of a classic SteepleChase LP from 1976 by violinist Claude Williams, who had a long and active career into his 90s. Alongside pianist Horace Parlan, he performs a mixture of jazz and popular standards.
Williams, was born in Oklahoma 1908, he started playing guitar at the age of 10 and later learned to play violin as well. His distinguished career included performing and recording with the Count Basie Big Band.
"Claude Williams is something different: a fiddler who practically raised the roof, who stomps and improvises juicily on the chords and saws away on the stringed axe as though it was a jazz horn." - Melody Maker
1. How High The Moon
2. Moten Swing
3. Get Happy
4. All The Things You Are
5. There Will Never Be Another You
6. Things Ain't What They Used To Be
7. Honeysuckle Rose
8. There Is No Greater Love