MARS WILLIAMS

Avant-Garde Jazz / Eclectic Fusion • United States
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Mars Williams (born 1955 in Elmhurst, Illnois, USA) is a versatile American jazz and rock saxophonist, whose work has included performing on The Power Station's debut album The Power Station.

Mars started out as an arranger and orchestator, studying under the mentorship of Anthony Braxton and Roscoe Mitchell. He is a veteran musician who has played with various bands and recording artists, including The Psychedelic Furs, Ministry, Billy Idol, The Power Station, Die Warzau, The Waitresses, Pete Cosey, Billy Squier and a lot of leading figures in the NYC downtown scene.

He has also toured and recorded with the Peter Brotzmann Tentet, the Vandermark 5, and Cinghiale, Mark Freeland's Electroman, and is the bandleader of several spin-off jazz groups/projects Liquid Soul, NRG Ensemble, Witches & Devils, Slam, and XmarsX. Despite his busy schedule with Liquid Soul, he managed to also stay active in the Chicagoani improvisional jazz underground scene.

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MARS WILLIAMS Cinghiale ‎: Hoofbeats Of The Snorting Swine album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cinghiale ‎: Hoofbeats Of The Snorting Swine
Avant-Garde Jazz 1996
MARS WILLIAMS Switchback album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Switchback
Avant-Garde Jazz 2015
MARS WILLIAMS Mars Williams / Tollef Østvang : Painted Pillars album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mars Williams / Tollef Østvang : Painted Pillars
Avant-Garde Jazz 2018

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MARS WILLIAMS Xmarsx album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Xmarsx
Eclectic Fusion 2002
MARS WILLIAMS Williams / Håker Flaten / Daisy : Moments Form album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Williams / Håker Flaten / Daisy : Moments Form
Avant-Garde Jazz 2013
MARS WILLIAMS Switchback : Live In Ukraine album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Switchback : Live In Ukraine
Avant-Garde Jazz 2016
MARS WILLIAMS An Ayler Xmas: The Music of Albert Ayler & Songs of Christmas album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
An Ayler Xmas: The Music of Albert Ayler & Songs of Christmas
Avant-Garde Jazz 2017
MARS WILLIAMS An Ayler Xmas Volume 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
An Ayler Xmas Volume 2
Avant-Garde Jazz 2018

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