James Gordon Williams

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Los Angeles native James Gordon Williams is a multidisciplinary concept weaver, pianist-composer-improviser and Syracuse University Assistant Professor. His research focuses on how musicians perform social consciousness through musical practices and how those musical texts are reflective of racial imagination manifested in various eras of social activism. An accomplished musician, Jazz Improv Magazine critic Winthrop Bedford has stated, “James Gordon Williams is nothing less than an accomplished, impressively creative pianist and composer, with great depth and substance.”

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