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Samuel SavoirFaire Williams

Primary Instrument: Violin

Born: September 22, 1973    

Samuel SavoirFaire Williams

Jazz violin hero Samuel “ SavoirFaire “ Williams has been performing international venues since age 5 . Upon meeting and performing with the likes of Jazz phenoms Wynton Marselis , Milt Jackson , Kenny Burrell , and Roy Hargrove , SavoirFaire was inspired to change his musical focus from Classical to Jazz improvisation . Since then he has redefined what it means to be a Jazz violinist by pioneering new musical vocabulary in the idiom . He has recieved critical acclaim internationally for his latest album “ Running Out Of Time “( Delmark 562 ) and continues to perform with his group The East Side Project aka E.S.P...
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Primary Instrument:Violin

Location:Chicago, IL

Credentials/Background:

30 yrs Performing In the Chicago Area: First Performance age 5 Symphony Center w/ Suzuki strings (Betty Haig), CYS, CYSO, ACO, ASO, Apostolic Church pit Orchestra, Gods House for all Nations Church Orchestra, South Side Family Orchestra, Civic Orchestra (Sub), CSO (youth group collaborations) as well as many regional state community orchestras. Chicago Federation Of Musicians Member – 00 AACM Member – 02 Head lined (Most Jazz Venues Notable) In Chicago --(i.e.- The Velvet Lounge and Hot House, Isaac Hays etc.) w/ different groups including leading (The East Side Project Band) Chicago Jazz Festivals / year round City festivals and After Fest s – 00 –present Most notable groups: Black Earth Ensemble (Nicole Mitchell), AACM Big Band, East Side Project Band (SavoirFaire), Sun Percussion (Don Moye), Cube (Roscoe Mitchell), Devotion (Avreeyal Ra) San Luis Potosi (S.L.P...

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