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Sat, Jul 13


Takoma Station Tavern

Bruce Williams, presented by Marc Cary


Bruce Williams,  presented by Marc Cary
Bruce Williams,  presented by Marc Cary

Time & Location

Jul 13, 2024, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT

Takoma Station Tavern, 6914 4th St NW, Washington, DC 20012, USA

About the Event

  • Doors open: 6:30 pm
  • Show 7 pm
  • Advance tickets: $20
  • Day of show: $25
  • Parties of 4 or more can reserve a table for an additional $25. Send a request to
  • Minors are welcome but must be accompanied by parent or guardian.
  • Free street parking, no food or drink minimum, no charge to stay for second set.

Bruce Williams is a powerful young jazz saxophonist who hails from Washington, D.C. but now lives and teaches in Montclair, New Jersey He has made his presence known on the jazz scene by garnering critical attention with his own enthusiastically received CD releases - "Brotherhood" and "Altoicity" - issued on Savant Records. He's made an indelible impression as a sideman on over twenty other CD and video recordings. Bruce has performed, toured, and recorded with a long roster of jazz legends - Little Jimmy Scott, Frank Foster, The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Stanley Cowell, Louis Smith, Cecil Brooks III, The Count Basie Orchestra, The World Saxophone Quartet, Russell Gunn, Curtis Fuller, and Roy Hargrove to name a few.

A noted jazz educator and mentor to young jazz musicians; Bruce has given master classes at Ohio State, Iowa State, The Jazz Institute of New Jersey, The University of the District of Columbia, Princeton University, The New Jersey Performing Arts Center "Jazz For Teens" program, and the Paris Conservatory in France. He has served as adjunct saxophone instructor at both the New School for Social Research (Mannes School of Music) in NYC, Princeton, and Bard College . He's currently an ensemble coach for the Jazz department at Julliard.

Bruce  has been mentored by some of the best in the business including Frank Foster, Branford Marsalis, Joe Ford, Laura George, William Shadle,Oliver Lake and Cecil Brooks III.

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