Williams, Clarence

Williams, Clarence

(1898–1965) composer, publisher; born in Plaquemine, La. When he was 13 he traveled as a singer and dancer with a minstrel show from New Orleans. He settled in New York and in the 1920s supervised an exceptional series of small-band recordings with Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet and other notable musicians. He was an important promoter and publisher of such artists as Fats Waller, Willie “the Lion” Smith and Spencer Williams.
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Williams, Clarence Major and Colin Channer, for example, can hang out with D.
Actores: Dave Happelle (Con Air, Def-Jam, Woo, The Real Blonde); Guillermo Diaz (Party Girl, Stonewall -donde hace el papel de la trasvesti "La Miranda" y por el que obtuvo reconocimientos-, I Think I do); Jim Breuer, Harland Williams, Clarence Williams (Purple Rain, I'm Gonna Get you Sucka).