Richard Williams

trumpet, brass

Sample recordings


Top collaborators

Artist name Roles Recordings
Yusef Lateef
Charles Mingus
Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra
Booker Ervin

Work on other artists' recordings

Artist name Roles Recordings
Yusef Lateef trumpet Abana, Brother John, Delilah, Gee Sam Gee, I Remember Clifford, India, Listen to the Wind, Nu-Bouk, Number 7, Oscarlypso, P Bouk, Raisins and Almonds, Ringo Oiwake, Rogi, See See Rider, Sister Mamie, Slippin' & Slidin', The Good Old Roast Beef of England, The Magnolia Triangle, The Magnolia Triangle (alternative version), The Volga Rhythm Song, The Weaver, Trouble in Mind, Twelve Tone Blues, Utopia, You, So Tender and Wistful, Yusef's French Brother, Yusef's Mood
Charles Mingus trumpet Bemoanable Lady, Better Get Hit in Yo' Soul, Celia, Diane, Eat That Chicken, Eat That Chicken (theme) / [Symphony Sid announcement], Far Wells, Mill Valley, Gunslinging Bird, Half-Mast Inhibition, Hora Decubitus, I X Love, II B.S., II B.S. (a.k.a. Haitian Fight Song), Mingus Fingus No. 2, Mode D—Trio and Group Dancers: Stop! Look! And Sing Songs of Revolutions! / Mode E—Single Solos and Group Dance: Saint and Sinner Join in Merriment on Battle Front / Mode F—Group and Solo Dance: Of Love, Pain, and Passioned Revolt, Then Farewell, My Beloved, ’til It’s Freedom Day, Mood Indigo, Song With Orange, Take The "A" Train / [Symphony Sid announcement], Theme For Lester Young, Theme for Lester Young, Track A - Solo Dancer, Track A—Solo Dancer: Stop! Look! And Listen, Sinner Jim Whitney!, Track B—Duet Solo Dancers: Hearts’ Beat and Shades in Physical Embraces, Track C—Group Dancers: (Soul Fusion) Freewoman and Oh, This Freedom’s Slave Cries, [Mingus announces Oh Lord] / Oh Lord, Don't Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb On Me, [Symphony Sid announcement] / Fables of Faubus, [Symphony Sid announcement] / Monk, Funk or Vice Versa / [Symphony Sid announcement], [dead air with Symphony Sid]
Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra trumpet A'That's Freedom, A-That's Freedom, Ah' That's Freedom, Baca Feelin', Bacha Feelin, Bible Story, Big Dipper, Central Park North, Come Sunday, Don't Ever Leave Me, Don't Get Sassy, Don't Git Sassy, Gettin' Sassy, Groove Merchant, Jive Samba, Little Pixi II, Little Pixie, Quietude, Samba Con Getchu, Second Race, The Groove Merchant, The Second Race, The Waltz You Swang for Me, Tow Away Zone, Willow Tree
Booker Ervin trumpet Autumn Leaves, Baltimore Oriole, Dee Da Do, Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans, Down in the Dumps, East Dallas Special, Harlem Nocturne, I Left My Heart in San Francisco, Kansas City, L.A. After Dark (take 6), Mister Wiggles, Mour, Salt Lake City, St. Louis Blues, Sweet Pea, The Muse, The in Between, Tyra, Well, Well, You Don't Know What Love Is
Puntoycoma trumpet Come Sunday, Evil Man Blues, Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You, Get Out of My Life Woman, Hallelujah, I Love Her So, How Sweet It Is (to Be Loved by You), It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing), Keep Your Hand on Your Heart, Night Time Is the Right Time, Nobody Knows the Way I Feel This Morning, Smack Dab in the Middle, Woman's Got Soul
Carmen McRae trumpet A Sleepin' Bee, Comes Love, Falling in Love With Love, How Little We Know, I See Your Face Before Me, It's Love, Love Is a Simple Thing, That's for Me, Three Little Words, You Leave Me Breathless
Gugum Gumbira trumpet Be Anything (But Be Mine), Black Coffee, Bye, Bye Blackbird, Fine Brown Frame, I'm Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town, Sonny Boy, Trouble in Mind, Yes Sir, That's My Baby, You Won't Let Me Go
Florian Steinleitner trumpet A Night in Tunisia, Blue Light, Caravan, Dearly Beloved, Gee Blues Gee, Reminiscing, Take the "A" Train, Yesterdays
Hera Eíríksdóttir brass Living Time, Event V, Living Time, Event VI, Living Time-Event I, Living Time-Event II, Living Time-Event III, Living Time-Event IV, Living Time-Event VIII, Living Time-Event-VII
John Handy trumpet Blues in the Vernacular, Dance to the Lady, First Time, I'll Close My Eyes, I'll Never Smile Again, Problem Too, Quote, Unquote, Suggested Line
Rahsaan Roland Kirk trumpet Anysha, Arrival, Donna Lee, Expansions, Samba Kwa Mwanamke Mweusi, Simone, That's All, Water for Robeson and Williams
Ahmed Abdul-Malik trumpet African Bossa Nova, Communication, Nadusilma, Out of Nowhere, Suffering, Wakida Hena
Ryan Boldt trumpet Don't Worry 'Bout Me, Frankie and Johnny, Lover Man, Minority, Nica's Tempo, Summertime
Oliver Nelson trumpet Alto-itis, March on, March On, Screamin' the Blues, The Drive, The Meetin', Three Seconds
Max Roach trumpet Another Valley, It's Time, Living Room, Lonesome Lover, Sunday Afternoon, The Profit
Jimmy Smith trumpet Capture of the Wolf, Cat in a Tree, Duck Theme, Jimmy and the Duck, Peter's Theme, Meal Time, Elegy for a Duck, Finale (Parade, Peter Plays Some Blues), The Bird, The Duck, The Cat, The Grandfather, The Wolf, The Hunter, Peter
Gil Evans trumpet Blues in Orbit, Cry of Hunger, Eleven, Summertime, Thoroughbred
Preston Lovinggood trumpet Blues in Bloom, Boxer's Blues, Monday Through Sunday, Strange Feelin', The Rat Race Blues
Slide Hampton Orchestra trumpet Drum Suite (Parts I-V), Lover, Sleigh Ride, Stella By Starlight, Well You Needn't
Charles Earland brass Auburn Delight, Charles III, Girl, You Need a Change of Mind, My Favorite Things
John Patton trumpet Jerry, Just 3/4, The Rock, The Way I Feel
Freddie Hubbard trumpet Chocolate Shake, I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good), Skylark
Charles McPherson brass Charisma, Invitation, Naima
Red Garland trumpet Green Dolphin Street, If You Could See Me Now
Gary McFarland trumpet Due to a Lack of Interest Tomorrow Has Been Cancelled, Suburbia: Two Poodles and a Plastic Jesus
The Slide Hampton Octet trumpet Hi-Fli, Sister Salvation
Jaki Byard trumpet European Episode, Searchlight
GainGauge trumpet Rolling Stone