Anthony Williams

Born and raised in Cincinnati Ohio, Anthony has recorded with the Cincinnati Pops and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestras. He is a member of Boys in the House production company. This company holds a powerhouse of musicians who are the core of various GRAMMY AWARD WINING artists bands such as Kirk Franklin, Yolanda Adams, Bobby Jones Gospel and a several others. Anthony has served as secondary keyboardist and organ for Bobby Jones Gospel on the BET Network since 2001 working closely under the music direction of Derrick Lee. Bobby Jones Gospel has been the number one rated show on the network since the beginning of the network. That’s over 30 years! You can not only see Anthony on BET, but the Word Network as well on Bobby Jones Classic Gospel show.

Anthony is also responsible and very involved in assisting music director Derrick Lee in arranging and producing the music arrangements for television recording and live shows. Through this experience he has had the opportunity to accompany gospel greats such as Grammy Winners Israel Houghton and New Breed, Albertina Walker, Dorothy Norwood, nominee Dottie Peoples, Karen Briggs (solo violinist and featured violinist for Yanni) Stellar Winner Jonathan Nelson, J Moss, Tye Tribbet, Kim Burrell, Moses Tyson, James Fortune, Marvin Sapp, Byron Cage, Coko of SWV, Jason Nelson, Richard Smallwood, LEDISI, Yolanda Adams, Amante Lacey and Champion, Tamela Mann, Anthony Brown, Kurt Carr, Vickie Winans, Myron Butler, Patti Labelle, Shirley Murdock, Vashawn Mitchell and many more. During the Fall of 2004, Anthony began to tour with Grammy nominees ,Dove Award winner, Stellar Award winner Joe Pace and the Colorado Mass Choir. Anthony also played on the “Mighty Long Way” CD/DVD release as the aux keyboardist where he was also featured on the vocoder on “I will bless the Lord”. That project was released on the Integrity Gospel label. In 2017 he was also called upon by Vashawn Mitchell’s production team to record talk box for his Secret Place tour opening.

Anthony was also a part of the “The Ambassador” CD recording of Dr. Bobby Jones on the Zomba label. This project was produced by the likes of Derrick Lee, Teddy Riley and J Moss. These are just a few of the countless national and local independent artist recordings that he has played and produced on. With his instrumental diversity he also plays bass with Bobby Jones, recording artist Rodney Posey and has done some spot dates with J Moss. He keeps steady bass work from tours to various dates and sessions with artists. Anthony has been a part of Umbria Jazz Fest since 2005 to present time performing with Dr. Jones throughout Perugia, Orvieto and Rome Italy. This crowd consists of over 35,000 per night for two weeks straight. He’s also been a frequent performer for the New Orleans Jazz Fest. Anthony is also currently touring with up and coming recording artist Trent Cory serving as music director. Trent Cory’s latest project “Freedom Is” (live) produced by the Grammy Award Winning Aaron Lindsey.

In addition to touring Anthony has become an in demand clinician. Anthony has held clinics all over the globe from Paris France, Various cities in Mexico, China, Japan and other parts of Asia! This began as early as the year 2002. He travels teaching various forms of applicable music production techniques, to helping build the strength of music and worship and arts departments. His knowledge and skill set not just with playing the instruments but the behind the scenes production skill set of music has landed him partnership in 2018 with T.D. Jakes ministries as a clinician. He made his debut at the 2018 International Pastors and Leadership Conference speaking to over 7,000 pastors, musicians and worship leaders from over 40 countries on aspects of building your teams worship sound. He also played keyboards for the ministry throughout the conference as a guest musician with a stellar cast of musicians led by Dove and Stellar award winner and musical director Justin Savage. With this new partnership Anthony will be traveling to be a guest musician and clinician at 2018 “Women Thou Art Loosed” conference and an international leadership conference in London England at the top of the year 2019.

Not only an endorser and artist, Anthony is also a top consultant with his keyboard companies KORG, and Hammond Organs. He helps advise on the development of some of the new products that cater to the worship community and beyond! Most recently working on the Vox Continental digital organ and keyboards (listed on the Vox website and owner’s manual). He works directly with the research and development team in Tokyo Japan.

Through these partnerships Anthony has been featured in print ad multiple times in Keyboard Magazine, Sam Ash Music print, and Sweetwater Music worship catalog. He also directed the latest photo shoot for the recent Sweetwater KORG ad as he is the face of the KORG brand in the worship community given his tenure and visibility in the past two decades in the industry.

These extraordinary experiences allow Anthony to be the perfect partner in helping you Find Your Sound with your House of Worship.

Contact him today for your complimentary consultation.