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Willie G: Bio

A show business veteran of more than forty years, Willie G, hailing from Hallsville Texas, is a compelling vocalist focusing on soul, rhythm and blues, blues and jazz. He delivers his unique brand of high energy at each power-packed performance. With a stage act appealing to all ages, Willie G is also behind the scenes hard at work as a producer and singer-songwriter.

In 1993 Willie G was honored for his generous contributions toward the preservation of the blues with the Blues Contribution Award awarded by the Bay Area Blues Society.

With a strong Bay Area presence on the music scene, Willie G possesses a velvet smooth bass, baritone and tenor voice. His impressive stage presence has earned him leading roles in several black produced plays such as A. Play For Me, I Am No Whore, and Blackbirds.

Willie G is a highly motivated self-starter, who has studied the masters of the music extensively, which adds rich texture to his natural gift. Willie G was raised in the church listening and singing Gospel music.

Willie G and the late Bob Geddins, cofounder of the West Coast blues scene, collaborated on a workshop on the creation of the blues in Oakland.

Geddins remarked of Willie G, "He's the perfect student to work with, because of his understanding of phrasing, song styles and technique." Willie G perpetuates the tradition of his music through his participation with youngsters in school programs throughout the Bay Area.

An exceptionally gifted vocalist and performer, Willie G and his band makes any occasion one your guests will remember with great fondness for many years to come.


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