Guest Artist Jazz Studies - JCA
SandyWilliams has been a fixture on the Indiana music scene for several decades. His live performance credits include performing with Idina Menzel, John Waters,Liza Mennelli, Marvin Hamlisch, alt-country rocker Steve Earle, Michael Feinstein’s live PBS special, the Steve Allee Big Band, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, andIndianapolis Chamber Orchestra. He has performed in the pit orchestra for a number of touring Broadway shows, including, The Lion King, Chicago, Legally Blonde,Motown, and Beautiful. As a studio musician his credits include The RounderRecords box-set (with Carrie Newcomer), jazz arranger John Clayton, John Mellencamp’s movie soundtrack Falling From Grace (with Larry Crane), Hal Leonard publications’ Essential Elements series, hundreds of jingles, and gospel singers Sandi Patti and Bill Gaither. He is the author of Live Sound ForGuitar (pub.Cengage Learning) and technical editor for many of the Guitar ForDummies series. In November 2014 he performed four concerts in Guangzhou,China, with jazz pianist Steve Allee.