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    Joe Williams

    Born: December 12, 1918 in Cordele, Georgia, USA Died: March 29, 1999 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USAJoe Williams was a well-known jazz vocalist, a baritone singing a mixture of blues, ballads, popular songs, and jazz standards. Williams worked with Coleman Hawkins and Lionel Hampton before joining Count Basie's band in 1954. After leaving the Basie band in 1961, Williams led small ensembles singing ...more

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