Clarence Williams songs became jazz standards!
Clarence Williams was an American jazz pianist, composer, promoter, vocalist, theatrical producer and publisher.
In Clarence Williams’ early career, he worked at the local Vaudeville Theatre in New Orleans where he honed his skills as a pianist, arranger, and writer.
Touring and recording with some of the most legendary blues artists of his time, Clarence Williams spent time with W.C Hardy, Bessie Smith and Louis Armstrong.
One of Clarence Williams’ most popular songs that we now call a jazz standard is ‘Baby Won’t You Please Come Home‘.