Jessica Williams, jazz pianist, composer

CURRENTS: Jessica Williams' WRITINGS


(You chose to escape.)

I'm not on Facebook. I was addicted. I have come to prefer the real world, most times.

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I love that I am who I am. I love that change seems the natural state of being in this Universe. Stephen Hawking rocks.

I continue to grow and change. I even fell in love and I married him recently. I'm lonely no more.

I don't look in my seventies because I don't feel old (usually). Deepak Chopra puts an average lifetime for an unstressed, unpolluted human at 150-200 years. Stephen Hawking was supposed to die at 22. He died at 76new window .

I was a prodigy. I played piano quite credibly at age 3. They gave me a Guggenheim. I played all over the Northern hemisphere. I lived in many cities, some in the EU, particularly Copenhagen, Denmark. I became as close to popularnew window as most jazz pianists ever get, and released 85 CDs and 6 LPs, starting over 40 years ago. All under my own name, as leader or soloist.

I suppose I sound as if I wanted to be a star or something. I avoided it as well as I could. I refused interviews. I hid in back rooms. Still, I guess I was accepted as a good pianist by most folks.

I had PLENTY of support and love and understanding.

It was the audiences that paid my way through life, and my gratitude runs deep in me.


I've been ill for the last few years . . .

As Stan Lee of Marvel Studios once said, "The sixties were great but I'm paying for it now."

My iTunes page is herenew window — I think — and my Amazon page is here . . . I get no money from either of them. They are corporations who think Citizens United is a pretty cool idea.

All the critics were very nice to me from the beginning.

I treat my body with great respect. It carries my soul. I eat healthy. I sleep well lately. I love being alive!

And I embrace positive change by becoming.

"Becoming is superior to being."Paul Klee

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"There are no atheists in foxholes."

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