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Brooks Williams

Singer/songwriter Brooks Williams began violin lessons at age three, but moved on to the guitar when he was ten so that he could try on songs from musicians as diverse as Leonard Cohen and Jimi Hendrix. Today his guitar reinvents works by the likes of Joseph Spence, Caetano Veloso, Pat Metheny, Buddy Miller, T-Bone Burnett, Miriam Makeba, Paul Buchanan of the Blue Nile, Sam Phillips, and J.S. Bach. He’s been written about in Acoustic Guitar, Hot Press, Sing Out!, Fingerstyle Guitar, Performing Songwriter, The Boston Globe, The Leak, The Austin Chronicle, Folk Roots, MOJO, Dirty Linen, Guitar World, Blues Review, and more.

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Brooks Williams 10/20/05: Brooks Williams

Known for his blues-soaked chords, Latin rhythms, and soulful riffs, this guitarist shows a strong connection to improvisation and roots music.

Brooks Williams

Known for his blues-soaked chords, Latin rhythms, and soulful riffs, this guitarist shows a strong connection to improvisation and roots music.
Brooks Williams 12/3/01: Brooks Williams

With his magnetic stage presence and stunning guitar playing, Brooks Williams brings his inimitable style to a program of holiday music.

Brooks Williams

With his magnetic stage presence and stunning guitar playing, Brooks Williams brings his inimitable style to a program of holiday music.

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