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Primary Instrument: Vocalist

At eighteen years old, Suzy met “Stormin’ Norman” Zamcheck, a Yale graduate in literature and “damn good boogie woogie piano player”. Partnering with Stormin' Norman, she cut two albums with him (Fantasy Rag, 1975 and Ocean of Love, 1978) and toured the east coast for 12 years. In 1976, the great jazz pianist and composer Eubie Blake paid Suzy an inspiring compliment in the form of a handwritten letter, “I heard alot of white women try to imitate negroid singing, but you are the only one who has it down pat.” In Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Suzy married Bill Burnett in 1977. After ten years of marriage, they decided to form “The Boners”. Bill, who wrote a song that is in Bette Midler’s new Las Vegas show, has a great knack for harmony arrangements....
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Williams' energy must be seen to be believed...a natural performer.
- Robert Palmer, New York Times.

Williams is an enormously amusing, endearing presence...with tough, belting authority.
- John Rockwell, New York Times

Suzy Williams is a very talented singer with a wide range who knows how to put on an entertaining and witty show. She can sing anything from 1920's jazz and swing to blues, rock & roll and folk music. Williams' highly expressive and witty vocals are always worth hearing.
- Scott Yanow, LA Jazz Scene

Suzy and Her Solid Senders teach old standards (Billie Holiday, Louis Jordan, Duke Ellington, Anita O'Day, Fats Waller)new t ricks, but it's their originals that will bring you back for more.
- Jazz critic Rex Butters

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    Suzy Williams: Enjoy the Ride

    Superbatone
    2010
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