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Bill Pierce


Bill Pierce is a superb saxophonist who also functions seeing that an educator. He began his profession in Boston playing R&B with such superstars as Stevie Question and Marvin Gaye. Nevertheless, he’s essentially a difficult bop participant, as he demonstrated during stints with Adam Williams (1979-1980 and 1984-1985) along with a high-profile association with Artwork Blakey’s Jazz Messengers (1980-1982); using the last mentioned he shared leading series with Wynton Marsalis and Bobby Watson. From 1986-1994, Pierce was a normal person in Tony Williams’ quintet, somehow producing himself heard on the leader’s extremely noisy drumming. He provides led many of his own schedules for Sunnyside.

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Full Name Bill Pierce
Died February 23, 2010, Xenia, Ohio, United States
Profession Singer
Education Berklee College of Music
Nationality American
Awards World Press Photo Budapest Award, World Press Photo Award for General News, World Press Photo Award for Daily Life, World Press Photo Award for Science & Technology
Music Songs God Is So Wonderful, God's Final Call, Close to Thee, I'd Rather Have Jesus, Our Great Savior, A Never Failing Friend, Follow On, Be Thou My Vision, This Tender Moment, May Christ Be Seen in Me, The Love of God, Medley: Since Jesus Took All My Sins Away / Satisfying Peace
Albums One for Chuck, Moanin', Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk, Africaine, New York Scene, Caravan, Buttercorn Lady, Mosaic, Buhaina's Delight, Ugetsu, Indestructible, The Big Beat, At the Jazz Corner of the World, The Jazz Messengers, Buhaina, Keystone 3, Like Someone in Love, Drum Suite, The Freedom Rider, Hard Drive, Straight Ahead, One by One, Golden Boy, Meet You at the Jazz Corner of the World, At the Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 1, Gypsy Folk Tales, Free for All, Art Blakey et les Jazz-Messengers au club St. Germain, Kyoto, Art Blakey in Sweden, Anthenagin, Reflections in Blue, Album of the Year, A Night in Tunisia, Three Blind Mice, Jazz Profile: Horace Silver (No.012), Art Blakey!!!!! Jazz Messengers!!!!!, Chippin' In, Take Me Back to the Delta, Equilateral, Ripped, Mirrors, Introducing John Swana, John Swana And Friends, Shapes of Soul
Movies The Engagement

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